I must say I was a tad bit apprehensive when first starting my order on an angel's horn. People talked about the setup, about it not working....etc. Let me just say, this is my first NEW turntable in years. I did NOT need any expert setup...and was very straightforward. There are videos on youtube to help if you get jammed up. The only upgrade i've made so far to the initial setup is a better turntable pad....I went with an acrylic also sold on amazon. You can get anything from cork mix, acrylic, felt, etc. I added acrylic to match the look I was going for in my front room. They range anywhere from $15-20.I also bought this to start my young son into playing vinyl albums. The sounds...the tone........the way vinyl sounds compared to digital........he's already gaining an appreciation just in our first full week of owning this turntable. The finish is beautiful........Only upgrade i wish in future editions is auto return of arm. At end of the album it just stays until YOU take it back to rest.Also....ensure your system you are hooking up to has it's own "phono" jack inputs for the turntable to plug into. My denon does not as my surround system is one lower than that of the system that does. I had to buy an external pre-amp which was under $20. Was a cinch to setup with preamp.
1st day. Just got it hooked up. Install was relatively easy and straight forward.Sound quality on my old receiver was as expected.For the money at this point I feel like it was totally worth it.
Sound is way better then I expected,audio technica cartridge is great and you always have the option to upgrade it. It's an MDF plinth with beautiful mahogany finish. Super easy to set up and once again I can't belive how awesome the sound is but then again I'm pushing the signal through a KT88 tube amp
I love the look and performance of this new turntable. The reason I'm not giving it 5 stars is because they placed the on/off switch almost hidden at the rear of the unit, which means you have to reach back there to turn it on and off! I don't mind the manual lifting so much, or that there's no strobe like I'm used to with past turntables, but think the arm-lift lever is a bit too close to the arm-release latch when the latch is fully raised to the right. Not too much of an issue once you get used to it. Other than that, the cartridge is great and all-in-all it's a beautiful addition to my system!