Maybe something like this could be a sweet new entry point to vinyl? Specs: The Table: 1.25”" thick textured vinyl covered non-resonant MDF chassis. 16" x 11" footprint 19” x 14” x6” overall size Aluminum Platter Platter rotates on an oil bath bearing The bearing has a PEEK thrust disc and machined graphite impregnated brass bushings using a Thompson Engineering 60 Rockwell case hardened shaft. Tonearm: New 9” vertical Yoke type tonearm with lateral type bearing. Pivot to spindle: 223mm Effective length: 240.7mm Overhang: 17.7mm Offset angle: 22.85 degrees Average RMS distortion: .36% Damped machined aluminum armtube. Very pure copper wire, twisted with special insulating jacket. The armbase is upgradeable to a standard JMW 9 arm. Additional Specifications: Type Belt drive (manual turntable) Motor 600 RPM AC Motor - 2 speed pulley Turntable Platter Aluminum Diameter 11.81” (30.0 cm) Turntable Speeds 33.3 RPM and 45 RPM Cartridge VPI/Grado Green Dimensions 18.5” (470 mm) W x 13.5” (343 mm) D x 4.3” (109 mm)H Weight 12.9 lbs. (5.9 kg) Cartridge Specifications: Frequency Response: 10-50 Principal: MI Channel Separation at 1KHz: 30 Input Load: 47K Output at 1KHz (5CM/sec.): 5mV Recommended Tracking Force: 1.5 Stylus Type: Elliptical Inductance: 45mH Resistance: 475 Compliance CUs: 20 Stylus Replacement (U=user): U http://www.vpiindustries.com/cliffwood Well, what are the expert's opinions here?