Turntables and record players might have become old-fashioned, but the sound quality and nostalgia will never. Using a wooden record player just brings out some sort of edge to your music that changes the mood and enables you to relive some of your old favorite records. However, it can be hard to find a great wooden record player today.
We have set out to help you with this problem and do some legwork. We managed to track down some of the top record players on the market today. This will ensure that if you choose one, you can be sure you will have a quality record player that will amp up the quality of your music. Here are the top 5 that made the cut.
Having a top quality turntable is not always about how expensive it is and sometimes a little can go a long way. The Musitrend LP 3-Speed Turntable is the best example of this as the product is not all that expensive and it features a stylish and well cut solid wood construction that will not only be durable but help with the quality of the sound as well.
With three different speed settings, this turntable is really easy and simple to use. It offers you complete versatility and this should allow you to play your records as you like. The speed settings are 33, 45, and 78 RPM, making it ideal for even the strongest of ears to hear the music and get the best possible value for their money.
The Vinyl to MP3 feature is something that many lovers of older records will love. This enables you to easily record the music from your vinyl onto your MP3 playing device, making it possible to playback your music later on when you are listening from your mobile device. The only real problem might be the small speakers on the inside as this might be a little too small.
If you are in the market for a small and portable turntable that won’t force you to break the bank, this will be one of the best options. We would highly recommend it for the quality and the value it offers. It is also worth noting that it can make the perfect gift for your friends with their older records. Read More Reviews
- Versatile with 3-speed settings.
- Portable and durable design
- Excellent sound quality
- Includes vinyl to MP3 conversion
- Really affordable
- Internal speakers are a little small
The Victrola Nostalgic Aviator Wood 8-in-1 Bluetooth Turntable Entertainment Center is a unique turntable that has been constructed from solid mahogany wood.
The turntables have been equipped with Bluetooth, this enables you to use the speakers with your mobile device. It comes with 3 great speed settings and this will be exactly what most people with older records will love.
Unlike many of the other record players that we reviewed the Victoria Nostalgic has to the ability to convert both vinyl and cassette to mp3 without a computer. Simply plug in your USB and the mp3 file will be created.
While it might be a little more expensive, the design of this wooden record player is what helps to separate it from the rest. Its nostalgic appearance allows for this record player to serve as both a decorative piece and music player that you can use on a daily basis. We highly recommend this wooden record plater
- Comes with 4 unique rooms
- Lots of customization
- Can buy individual rooms
- Option between a furnished and unfurnished wooden house
- A little expensive
The Electrohome Winston Vinyl Record Player seems to be the perfect budget option when you look at some of the key features included. It features an 80’s look that will definitely add some vintage to your home and ensure that you can easily bring back some of your older classics to enjoy with friends and family.
This record player plays vinyls, CDs, AM/FM radio and MP3s through its USB port. It as also includes an illuminating tuning dial for added effect. It also features three different speeds and can be found with or without USB recording. However, if you plan on adding the on adding the USB recording feature late down the road you will have to buy a whole new record player. In terms of the sound, this is an excellent record player and the wood veneer will definitely look great in your home.
If you are looking to save money this is the ideal wooden record player if you choose to exclude the USB recording. Read More Reviews
- Really affordable option available
- Stylish and durable
- Excellent sound quality
- Includes a sapphire tipped needle for improved sound quality
- No ability to add USB export feature after purchase
The 1byone Belt Driven Bluetooth Turntable is one of the most advanced turntables for the price on the market today. This record player is designed for those who might be looking for something more advanced and the massive speaker system is the real selling point, as this should increase the quality of your sound. It’s minimalist design is perfect for modern homes and those that appreciate clean design.
With an auxiliary cable port and the addition of the Bluetooth feature, this product will definitely be ideal for your parties at home. The 1byone can also connect to external speakers via RCA line out which makes this turntable an excellent option for larger homes.
Finally, for this price, you would expect the turntable to have the vinyl to MP3 feature and this one also has this included. It comes with a decent warranty and we would still highly recommend it for the quality and the value with the higher price it commands. Read More Reviews
- Minimalist design
- Includes Bluetooth connectivity
- Can be connected to an external speaker
- Excellent sound quality
- Might be a little expensive
Last but certainly not least, we have the Musitrend Turntable Portable Suitcase Record Player and this is another decent budget option. It features a durable wooden construction and the leather lining adds to the overall durability without making any problems when it comes to the sound quality. It also features s suitcase design, making it portable and easy to carry anywhere.
This wooden record player does include 3 different speed settings like the others listed about but it does not include many of the other advanced features like bluetooth connectability or the ability to play MP3s. It does have the ability to convert vinyl to mp3 format but only when directly connected to your PC.
With the lack of key features, many people might be dissuaded from giving this turntable a go. However, we would not have chosen it for this list if we did not find something unique about it. This turntable is the perfect option for people that are constantly on the move or traveling. Read More Reviews
- Really affordable
- Great sound quality
- Includes a suitcase design for portability
- Lacks some of the quality features found in the advanced turntables
The wooden record player is a vintage piece of art and these turntables are not only designed to bring back the past, but they are also designed to ensure that you can listen to modern music from your mobile device if you have the Bluetooth feature included. We would highly recommend all of the options on this list for the value they offer. If we had to choose one to be our favorite it would definitely be the 1byone Belt Driven Bluetooth Turntable. The 1byone offers the complete package of playback quality, speaker power, clean design, and advanced features.
We would also like to thank you for reading this article and encourage you to share some of your thoughts. Let us know in the comment section which of these turntables you have used and which ones you would like to use. We love reading some of your informative comments that might be helpful.