Collecting vinyl records—and listening to them, of course—is a hobby that has long stood the test of time, even in the digital age. As dedicated vinyl loyalists would tell you, there's just nothing like the sound of vinyl. You too may be interested in trying it out for yourself and we say go for it, but we understand that the pastime can also be intimidating to get into. Not only does it require quite a bit of technical knowledge, it also necessitates some big purchases—first and foremost, a turntable for listening to those records you'll be collecting. If you're looking to give vinyl a try, we found a device that's great for newbies on a budget: Ben and Bart, a local brand known for their vintage-inspired finds, just released their new Sunny Chicago Turntable!
Even though vinyl records are still commonly produced and sold in this day and age, there's a nostalgic appeal about them—and that will only be emphasized by this record player’s retro look. It features a leather casing that resembles a suitcase when sealed and would look so #aesthetic displayed in your home. While the various knobs and components may look elaborate to first-time vinyl users, don't worry because it's pretty user-friendly. All you have to do is plug the player in in, place your record of choice on the slip mat, position the needle as instructed, and get ready for a euphoric soundtrip.
The turntable has its own built-in stereo speakers—so no need to struggle with complex setups—but you can also opt to use the aux input if you prefer to connect your own personal sound system. Play around with the controls and you’ll see that the device has three different speed settings and even lets you adjust the pitch, so you can listen to your tunes however you prefer. It also doubles as a Bluetooth speaker, so you can connect your smartphone and blast your fave albums even when you don’t own them on vinyl just yet!
Here's a closer look at the new Ben and Bart Sunny Chicago Turntable:
The Ben and Bart Sunny Chicago Turntable is available in four chic colors: Sky, Cream, Olive, and Black. You can choose whichever shade best suits your interiors. They're only P5,250 each!
Take a look:
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*This story originally appeared on Spot.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.
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