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ION Max LP Belt Drive Turntable - Wood £59 delivered at Currys PC World
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Posted 8th Apr

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- All in one turntable combines a record player with vinyl to MP3 conversion

- Connect external devices like your MP3 player via the 3.5 mm jack

- Classic look adds style to your living room

All in one


More than just a record player, the Max LP Turntable is an all-in-one solution for the classic music lover. With EZ vinyl converter software included, you can convert your 33 1/3, 45 and 78 RPM records and play them back in incredible digital quality, giving you the best of both worlds.

The software will guide you through the process step by step - just use the included USB cable to connect to your home computer. It senses gaps between songs and save them as separate MP3 files, letting you create an impressive digital archive. Restore your classic vinyl and enjoy the portable convenience of digital formats with the ION Max LP Turntable.

Easy connections


As well as converting vinyl records, you can connect the Max LP to other audio sources like a cassette deck, MP3 player or smartphone using the 3.5 mm aux input.

Built-in speakers mean you can enjoy music straight from the Max LP Vinyl Player. When you need a bit more power you can connect the turntable to any existing stereo or speakers using the RCA cable. Listen over headphones without disturbing others – ideal for home enjoyment.

Classic look


With a gorgeous wood finish the Max LP plays music in true style. Featuring a hinged dust cover and felt-slip mat to protect your records, the turntable lets you enjoy all your favourite records in high quality without damaging them.
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Better to get a more expensive TT if you're looking to get into collecting vinyl. Generally the cheaper ones are known to damage records.
Agreed. This will be ok for occasional plays, or if the tracking force is adjustable maybe it can be made lighter (I doubt it) to mitigate "vinyl killing". But really this is cheap tat and PRpective vinyl newbies should aim a little higher for their first TT.
Which? make it a Don't Buy. I know, I know, Which? are totally evil. But...

They say (in part),

The Ion Max LP is cheap considering the features that it has, but it sounds cheap to match. Sound quality isn't the worst we've found, but it's still well below average, and none of its other attributes can mask this unavoidable flaw. And as such, it's a Don't Buy. Its decent looks are only skin deep, and build quality is actually on the poor side. Then there are the terrible built-in speakers and difficult-to-use digitising software. You can do better for your money.

What's the sound like?

Well below par. Our expert listeners complained that the sound was lacking in bass, and that they could hear the whine of the turntable's electric motor over the music. It wasn't the worst on test, but there were many noticeable faults, including wobbling pitch caused by slight variations in the motor speed.

We also tested the quality of digital recordings made using the USB output. These were not too far in quality from the original analogue, however, there wasn't a huge amount of quality to lose in the first place.
Banjomike
"Which? make it a Don't Buy. I know, I know, Which? are totally evil. But..."


You don't need to be so defensive Banjomike, I know "Which?" are far from perfect but where else can you get vaguely informed, reasonably impartial reviews of so many products? Having bought various things over the years from lawn mowers to TVs I have found them to be a good guide although not without significant drawbacks. (i.e slavish devotion to over priced Apple products!)
I had an earlier version of this , used it once and sold on .

If you want a vinyl turntable buy a real quality one
Seriously, you might be saving a few quid, but if you put up £100 for something like the audio technica lp60 and any cheap powered speakers or even a simple portable bluetooth speaker with aux input (most have this) you'll get a million times better experience! Trust me, I've had one of these, and 2 crosley variants and they all went back. Opted for the lp60 and the difference is night and day.... DONT WASTE YOUR TIME WITH THIS!
Edited by: "Clark_Blackburn" 8th Apr
I have one of these and its good enough for my original entire collection of The Jam vinyl when I wanna belt them out .
Clark_Blackburn08/04/2020 17:13

Seriously, you might be saving a few quid, but if you put up £100 for …Seriously, you might be saving a few quid, but if you put up £100 for something like the audio technica lp60 and any cheap powered speakers or even a simple portable bluetooth speaker with aux input (most have this) you'll get a million times better experience! Trust me, I've had one of these, and 2 crosley variants and they all went back. Opted for the lp60 and the difference is night and day.... DONT WASTE YOUR TIME WITH THIS!


Great advice!
Can anyone recommend a decent TT for occasional use?
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