It takes a bit of effort to get a vinyl record player to give the best results. But it's worth it. The sound is better than CDs and there's a great selection of secondhand and new vinyl available sometimes at very reasonable prices.
These products will help you set up your turntable and get the most out of it.
Very compact, very good.
Easy to use tool for checking your turntable speed
This simple tool is accurate to within a few degrees
Measure your stylus' pressure easily and accurately
Clean and prevent the accumulation of vinyl or dust
Excellent value for money
Enables you to adjust cartridges and tonearms precisely
Successor to the original Hi-Fi News Test LP
make sure your turntable's speed is correct
The Ultimate Pickup Test Record
Shure's Highly Accurate Beam Balance