It might look a bit agricultural but Pro-Ject’s latest Debut is a no-brainer for the tentative or first-time buyer. Simple and straightforward to assemble, and with a decent arm and cartridge included, this ’table seems a good buy even before the first tune is spun.

Apart from the manual speed change, the Debut is easy to use and maintain – just keep the lid down so it stays dust-free. The sound – full of drive and vigour, and effortlessly rhythmic – Will shame CD players at three times the price. A bargain.

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Pro-Ject Debut III review

Proper hi-fi sound for next-to-no money, this is a persuasive-sounding player. There’s no excuse not to dust off that vinyl