You\u2019re really interested in vinyl records, but don\u2019t know where to start. And maybe some of the ones you\u2019ve viewed look really complicated. Where do you start? The best record players turntables to experience vinyls, without knowing too much, is the Audio-Technica AT-LP60. It produces some really good sound, and only has a few playback buttons. It\u2019s also very affordable!\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - Audio-Technica AT-LP60 Review\r\nAn ideal choice for budget and new users. It has great sound quality and is easy to use, seen by the limited number of playback buttons and options. Drop a record, press Play, and you\u2019re ready to experience vinyl.\r\n\r\nPerformance\r\nWhat impressed us most about the Audio-Technica AT-LP60 the most was its sound quality. For $100, it has some really great audio, though that may change based on the speakers you use. As good as it is, if you\u2019re an audiophile you won\u2019t think much of it. Part of its magic is from the high-quality phono cartridge, a sign of Audio-Technica\u2019s performance. The diamond-tipped stylus and the belt-drive design really helped isolate motor vibrations, which further helped produce high-fidelity audio.\r\nDesign\r\nWith sound quality aside, let\u2019s talk design. The LP60 USB Automatic Turntable is incredibly easy to use, yet another aspect that serves as a way to introduce new users to turntables. A few buttons along the front-facing side control playback and power, and switching seeds is done with a small lever at the top. The phono cartridge cannot be changed, however.\r\n\r\nIn the back is a phono preamplifier, and with the aid of the RCA output, you can connect it to a nearby audio system or powered speakers. Unlike the Victrola VTA-600B-ESP, speakers aren\u2019t built into the record player. It\u2019s a simple yet modern design, and entirely different from the way the Crosley CR704D-PA looks.\r\nValue\r\nThe Audio Technica LP60 Turntable falls within an entry level category. So, if you\u2019re an audiophile and want something long term, consider jumping up to an Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB-BK. With that said, it\u2019s still a fantastic record player, albeit one for newcomers to vinyl instead of veterans. This is especially true when you view its price. For $100, you\u2019ll be given the opportunity to experience vinyl like it was meant to be. With the money you save, you can even set up a great pair of speakers.\r\nAudio-Technica AT-LP60 Review Wrap Up\r\nIf you were curious about vinyl and want to see what the hubbub was all about, the Audio-Technica AT-LP60 is the way to go. It has good sound for its price, high quality build, and has RCA output for speakers. Its performance makes up for the inability to change the phono cartridge. As a newcomer, that isn\u2019t a concern, anyways.