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Yamaha MusicCast Vinyl 500 (TT-N503) review

£499.00 Typical price

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The premium Yamaha MusicCast Vinyl 500 (TT-N503) turntable is part of Yamaha's MusicCast range, which Yamaha aims to marry perfectly with their wireless speakers, such as the Yamaha MusicCast 50 and Yamaha MusicCast 20. With a built-in preamp and Bluetooth, Yamaha says the turntable is designed 'for a new generation of audiophiles' without excess cables. So does the sound quality deliver? Our experts found out.

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  • 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?

December 2018

Released

November 2018

Test results

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We have tested 49 record players and turntables and found that there are 8 Don't Buys and 7 Best Buys.
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  2. 59%
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