We've rounded-up the best budget turntables on the market, whether you're looking to buy your first deck or upgrade an existing entry-level model.
These five decks all come in well under £350, with the cheapest available for around £150 - the minimum we think you need to spend for a good quality turntable.
Feeling a little more flush? You can check out some more expensive models in our complete round-up of the best turntables to buy in 2015...
Pro-Ject has consistently collected five-star turntable reviews over the years and has made a habit of bossing the budget turntable market. The Elemental is another fine example.
It's about as 'plug-and-play' as you're likely to get in a decent budget turntable, with the arm and cartridge pre-attached and all the necessary weighting done for you.
Get the platter spinning and in every crucial performance area this deck delivers the goods, sounding organised with a decent soundstage. The Elemental won't be fazed by testing recordings and it manages to deliver a good level of detail, notably when handling vocals.
This is an excellent entry-level turntable that gets all the basics spot-on.
The name is something of a clue here: this is a back to basics kind of turntable. There are no headline-grabbing materials or technologies here, just a solidly-built product at a highly competitive price.
But we do mean basics - if you want to switch between 33rpm and 45rpm records, you do need to manually shift the drive belt to the larger pulley.
Available in black, red or white, the Pro-Ject Essential II scooped our Best turntable under £400 Award in 2014, and it's the level of composure, detail and entertainment that's so impressive for this price.
Another brilliant budget deck and a veritable bargain.
How about a deck that can also digitise your record collection? This Audio Technica turntable is the best budget option for doing just that (and spinning your vinyl).
We first reviewed this deck a few years ago now but it can still be found on sale and it still represents good value.
A direct-drive design, it has a wealth of features compared to the pure hi-fi decks on this list. There's a +/- 20% pitch control, reverse switch, a built-in preamp and a USB output.
This USB output means you can connect this Audio-Technica turntable directly to a computer and, using the bundled Audacity software, copy vinyl straight to your hard-drive in MP3, WAV or whatever format you desire.
Sonically, it's a little on the polite side for us but otherwise there's little else for us to complain about given the list of features and that knockdown price. A fine USB turntable.
The Rega P1 is another classic turntable that has been on our recommended list longer than we care to remember, and this upgraded version brings a host of improvements while still keeping the price down.
There’s a new, thicker drive belt, a new mat and a new moving-magnet cartridge. The standard Ortofon OMB5 has been replaced by Rega’s own Bias 2 in to the bargain.
It's simple to set up thanks to the pre-fitted cartridge and clear instructions for the counterweight.
Down to business and you can enjoy a weighty, exciting sound. There's a good sense of rhythm and a wide soundstage. Whether you have boxfresh dance tracks or some rougher round the edges guitar tunes, this turntable will sound assured and entertaining.