· By Rob Sheeley
The Guide To Getting The Perfect Gift For A Record Collector
When talking about gifts and upgrades for a record collector you can never go wrong with a new turntable...
If they could use an upgrade on their first turntable or even just need their first turntable there are a few things to consider... Look for one that has an adjustable counterweight and anti-skate control, as these features will help ensure the record plays properly, and doesn't skip. Additionally, consider the type of cartridge the turntable uses, as this can have a big impact on the sound quality.
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When it comes to speakers, there are many options available. Bookshelf speakers are a popular choice for vinyl enthusiasts, as they provide clear and detailed sound. Floor-standing speakers are another option if you have more space and are looking for a more immersive listening experience.
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Cleaning supplies are also an important consideration for vinyl collectors. Look for a record cleaning kit that includes a brush, cleaning solution, and microfiber cloths. These tools will help keep the records clean and free of dust and debris which enhances the sound and lengthens the life of the vinyl.
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Lastly, display and storage solutions are important for keeping vinyl records organized, in good condition, and displayed.
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Still not sure? Grab a gift card from us or their favorite LOCAL record shop!