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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for turntables for beginners.

The turntable has been around for more than a century, but it's still one of the best ways to listen to the vinyl records in your collection. And while there are many turntables on the market, not all of them are created equal. Browse the top-ranked list of turntables for beginners below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Hercules - DJControl Inpulse T7 2-deck Motorized DJ Controller - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "This design encourages a smooth learning curve, providing a comfortable platform for beginners. DJUCED Software Integration: The Inpulse T7 seamlessly integrates with DJUCED software, expanding creative possibilities for beginners. ...Overall, I think this is a great device for beginners with features that even advanced users can appreciate."

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    A modern take on a DJ controller that emphasizes the tactile feeling of vinyl turntables, the DJControl Inpulse T7 motorized DJ controller from Hercules is here to deliver old-school feel in the modern age! The dream of many aspiring DJs has long been rooted in the past, in the days of spinning vinyl records and creatively transitioning between tracks to add a little of the DJ’s own distinct flavor to the mix. Turntablism and vinyl are synonymous with those early days of Djing, and the innovators of the art used these tools to create a lasting image of DJs as taste-making, music-manipulating icons. Today’s modern DJs have taken to spinning on digital controllers with motorized jog wheels, vinyl discs, and slipmats that pay homage to the first DJs who paved the way for their modern success.
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    "This design encourages a smooth learning curve, providing a comfortable platform for beginners. DJUCED Software Integration: The Inpulse T7 seamlessly integrates with DJUCED software, expanding creative possibilities for beginners. ...Overall, I think this is a great device for beginners with features that even advanced users can appreciate."

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    A modern take on a DJ controller that emphasizes the tactile feeling of vinyl turntables, the DJControl Inpulse T7 motorized DJ controller from Hercules is here to deliver old-school feel in the modern age! The dream of many aspiring DJs has long been rooted in the past, in the days of spinning vinyl records and creatively transitioning between tracks to add a little of the DJ’s own distinct flavor to the mix. Turntablism and vinyl are synonymous with those early days of Djing, and the innovators of the art used these tools to create a lasting image of DJs as taste-making, music-manipulating icons. Today’s modern DJs have taken to spinning on digital controllers with motorized jog wheels, vinyl discs, and slipmats that pay homage to the first DJs who paved the way for their modern success.
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  2. Victrola - Journey+ Bluetooth Suitcase Record Player - Dark Brown - Angle_Zoom
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    "Perfect for Beginners...Journey+ turntable - portable fun!"

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    The Victrola Journey+ Bluetooth Record Player combines classic design with loads of new features! Vinyl Stream technology allows you to stream your favorite vinyl records to any external Bluetooth speaker, or stream music from a smart device through the built-in stereo speakers, so you can truly make your listening experience your own. The 3-speed turntable plays all 33 1/3, 45, and 78 RPM records, or plug in your favorite pair of headphones. The Journey+ is equipped with an easy-carry handle, and its portable design means you can take your tunes on the go, for lasting music memories wherever you may be.
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    "Perfect for Beginners...Journey+ turntable - portable fun!"

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    The Victrola Journey+ Bluetooth Record Player combines classic design with loads of new features! Vinyl Stream technology allows you to stream your favorite vinyl records to any external Bluetooth speaker, or stream music from a smart device through the built-in stereo speakers, so you can truly make your listening experience your own. The 3-speed turntable plays all 33 1/3, 45, and 78 RPM records, or plug in your favorite pair of headphones. The Journey+ is equipped with an easy-carry handle, and its portable design means you can take your tunes on the go, for lasting music memories wherever you may be.
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  3. Victrola - Bluetooth Stereo Turntable - Brown - Front_Zoom

    Model: VSC-550BT-BRW
    SKU: 6212460
    Top comment

    "Great beginner record player!...It works really well for a beginner who just got into RECORDS. Cute."

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    Engage in a updated retro listening experience with this Victrola portable record player. The 3-speed turntable is housed in an easy-to-carry suitcase and has built-in stereo speakers, so you can enjoy your favorite tunes anywhere you go. This Victrola portable record player has Bluetooth connectivity for wireless streaming from your smartphone.
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    "Great beginner record player!...It works really well for a beginner who just got into RECORDS. Cute."

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    Product Description

    Engage in a updated retro listening experience with this Victrola portable record player. The 3-speed turntable is housed in an easy-to-carry suitcase and has built-in stereo speakers, so you can enjoy your favorite tunes anywhere you go. This Victrola portable record player has Bluetooth connectivity for wireless streaming from your smartphone.
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  4. Victrola - 50's Bluetooth Stereo Audio System - Red - Front_Zoom
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    "Amazing stereo system for beginner!...Nice color and good work for a turntable unit good sound quality"

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    Head back in time to the dawn of rock and roll with the Victrola Retro Record Player. Designed to conjure the malt shops and drive-ins of the 1950s, this record player features a 3-speed, belt-driven turntable, and modern features like wireless Bluetooth connectivity, a CD player, radio, and MP3 recording!
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    Top comment

    "Amazing stereo system for beginner!...Nice color and good work for a turntable unit good sound quality"

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    Head back in time to the dawn of rock and roll with the Victrola Retro Record Player. Designed to conjure the malt shops and drive-ins of the 1950s, this record player features a 3-speed, belt-driven turntable, and modern features like wireless Bluetooth connectivity, a CD player, radio, and MP3 recording!
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  5. Victrola - Journey+ Bluetooth Suitcase Record Player with Matching Record Stand - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Great record player for beginners. Easy to use and great sound quality!...Great little turntable"

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    The Victrola Journey+ Bluetooth Record Player combines classic design with loads of new features! Dual Bluetooth connectivity allows you to stream your favorite vinyl records to any external Bluetooth speaker, or stream music from a smart device through the built-in stereo speakers, so you can truly make your listening experience your own. The 3-speed turntable plays all 33 1/3, 45, and 78 RPM records, or plug in your favorite pair of headphones. The Journey+ is equipped with an easy-carry handle, and its portable design means you can take your tunes on the go, for lasting music memories wherever you may be. Includes matching Victrola Bridge record holder for easy vinyl storage!
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    "Great record player for beginners. Easy to use and great sound quality!...Great little turntable"

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    Product Description

    The Victrola Journey+ Bluetooth Record Player combines classic design with loads of new features! Dual Bluetooth connectivity allows you to stream your favorite vinyl records to any external Bluetooth speaker, or stream music from a smart device through the built-in stereo speakers, so you can truly make your listening experience your own. The 3-speed turntable plays all 33 1/3, 45, and 78 RPM records, or plug in your favorite pair of headphones. The Journey+ is equipped with an easy-carry handle, and its portable design means you can take your tunes on the go, for lasting music memories wherever you may be. Includes matching Victrola Bridge record holder for easy vinyl storage!
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  6. Audio-Technica - Stereo Turntable - Black/Gunmetal - Front_Zoom

    Model: AUD ATLP60XHPGM
    SKU: 6348381
    Top comment

    "Great buy for beginners....The turntable and the headphones works perfectly, the sound has good quality and easy to set up."

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    Product Description

    Experience classic music with modern audio quality using this Audio-Technica automatic belt-driven turntable. The Dual Magnet phono cartridge with a diamond stylus reads records precisely and delivers reliable audio quality. This Audio-Technica automatic belt-driven turntable has an integrated headphone amplifier and includes a pair of headphones for listening to records privately.
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    "Great buy for beginners....The turntable and the headphones works perfectly, the sound has good quality and easy to set up."

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    Experience classic music with modern audio quality using this Audio-Technica automatic belt-driven turntable. The Dual Magnet phono cartridge with a diamond stylus reads records precisely and delivers reliable audio quality. This Audio-Technica automatic belt-driven turntable has an integrated headphone amplifier and includes a pair of headphones for listening to records privately.
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  7. Hercules - DJ Control Inpulse 500 DJ Mixer - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: DJC-INPULSE-500
    SKU: 6464874
    Top comment

    "Great for beginners! Very easy to use good quality...This the BEST in the BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE category DJ. Especially for the price! "

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    Product Description

    THE DJ CONTROLLER THAT WILL GET YOU WHERE YOU WANT TO GO! Specially designed to help you get started DJing, refine your skills and perform live, DJControl Inpulse 500 is a great companion for all your needs:
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    "Great for beginners! Very easy to use good quality...This the BEST in the BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE category DJ. Especially for the price! "

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    THE DJ CONTROLLER THAT WILL GET YOU WHERE YOU WANT TO GO! Specially designed to help you get started DJing, refine your skills and perform live, DJControl Inpulse 500 is a great companion for all your needs:
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  8. Victrola - Turntable - Red - Front_Zoom

    Model: VSC-550BT-RED
    SKU: 5255024
    Top comment

    "Great for beginners...Great purchase for beginners. kids love it. Would recommend it other."

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    Listen to your vinyl collection from any room in your home with this Bluetooth suitcase turntable. The bright red color brings a fun, retro look to your space, and the compact design allows for easy carrying. Boasting built-in stereo speakers, this Bluetooth suitcase turntable amplifies your music for bold sound.
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    "Great for beginners...Great purchase for beginners. kids love it. Would recommend it other."

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    Listen to your vinyl collection from any room in your home with this Bluetooth suitcase turntable. The bright red color brings a fun, retro look to your space, and the compact design allows for easy carrying. Boasting built-in stereo speakers, this Bluetooth suitcase turntable amplifies your music for bold sound.
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  9. Victrola - Classic Bluetooth Audio system - Graphite - Front_Zoom

    Model: VTA-200B GRAPHITE
    SKU: 5255016
    Top comment

    "sons xmas gift, hes gotten into playing albums and needed a turntable...nice clear sound...The Bluetooth option is also nice for someone who does not have a large vinyl collection. Great beginner record player that is a terrific conversational piece in the living room."

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    Bring an old-timey feel to your modern music collection with this Victrola 6-in-1 Bluetooth entertainment center. The vintage-style design creates a handsome look for your living room or study, and the three-speed turntable lets you spin your favorite records. Boasting an FM radio, cassette player and CD player, this Victrola 6-in-1 one Bluetooth entertainment center offers versatile playback options.
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    "sons xmas gift, hes gotten into playing albums and needed a turntable...nice clear sound...The Bluetooth option is also nice for someone who does not have a large vinyl collection. Great beginner record player that is a terrific conversational piece in the living room."

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    Bring an old-timey feel to your modern music collection with this Victrola 6-in-1 Bluetooth entertainment center. The vintage-style design creates a handsome look for your living room or study, and the three-speed turntable lets you spin your favorite records. Boasting an FM radio, cassette player and CD player, this Victrola 6-in-1 one Bluetooth entertainment center offers versatile playback options.
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  10. Victrola - Bluetooth Stereo Audio System - Espresso - Front_Zoom
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    "I bought this as a Birthday present for my husband. It's perfect for beginners and the sound quality is pretty good! He's never used a vinyl player before, and set up was a breeze. ...It plays records and has Bluetooth, but not a high quality speaker or turntable. If you are looking for great sound, do not look for this or any other all-in-one."

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    Product Description

    The Victrola Liberty Bluetooth Record Player Stand combines classic style with modern audio technology. It features a 3-speed, belt-driven turntable, designed to reduce vibration for a clear, crisp listening experience, along with the ability to record directly from your vinyl records directly to USB. Wireless Bluetooth connectivity allows you to sync your smart device and stream your favorite music from up to 33 feet away. Use the provided long legs to turn it into a stylish accent piece, or use it as a table-top record player.
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    "I bought this as a Birthday present for my husband. It's perfect for beginners and the sound quality is pretty good! He's never used a vinyl player before, and set up was a breeze. ...It plays records and has Bluetooth, but not a high quality speaker or turntable. If you are looking for great sound, do not look for this or any other all-in-one."

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    Product Description

    The Victrola Liberty Bluetooth Record Player Stand combines classic style with modern audio technology. It features a 3-speed, belt-driven turntable, designed to reduce vibration for a clear, crisp listening experience, along with the ability to record directly from your vinyl records directly to USB. Wireless Bluetooth connectivity allows you to sync your smart device and stream your favorite music from up to 33 feet away. Use the provided long legs to turn it into a stylish accent piece, or use it as a table-top record player.
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