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NAD C 558 review

£399.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Manual
Expert review

Originally founded in London and famous for the NAD 3020 integrated amplifier launched in the late-1970s, NAD is now based in Canada. The NAD C 558 in an impressively stylish manual record player with a glass platter and felt pad, that aims to look as good as it sounds. Our expert listening panel of music industry professionals put this high-end record player to the test.

What's included:
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's the sound like?
  • What's it like to use?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

July 2018

Released

November 2017

Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 42 record players and turntables and found that there are 8 Don't Buys and 4 Best Buys.
Range of Record players and turntable scores
  1. 29%
    Lowest score
  2. 57%
    Average score
  3. 74%
    Highest score
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