Analog Turntables

Did somebody say, "Turn up?"

LA’s Best Turntable Setup

To get the most out of your vinyl, first choose a quality turntable and cartridge. Then have the table and cartridge set properly by a professional! An accurate turntable setup will outperform a poor setup of even the most expensive turntables every time. Audio Element carries a wide selection of quality turntables starting at $299 and are available to audition in our Old Town Pasadena showroom. Choose from one of our complete setups, or work with our team to achieve your preferred sound with table and cartridge pairing.

Home of the Turntable Bar™

Our unique turntable bar features a plethora of tables that can quickly be tested through any of our speakers. Rega paired with Wharfedale bookshelf speakers? Pro-Ject and Dali floor speakers? Clearaudio and Rogue? With the Turntable Bar™, the possibilities are endless! Where A/B comparing was once a time-consuming event, customers now have the freedom to audition more combinations in less time. Come in and give it a try!

Audio Equipment - Audio Element
Audio Equipment - Audio Element

Phono Cartridges

The cartridge on your turntable matters! It can impact the sound quality and sound characteristics greatly. Each cartridge has its own unique sound and specification. Installing a new cartridge can bring life back to your turntable!

An old cartridge, in addition to sounding inaccurate, can ruin your records!

Audio Element carries a wide selection of quality phono cartridges starting at $80. Our team will help you achieve your desired sound with table and cartridge pairing.

Turntable Setup

Turntable setup requires expertise. Our experienced staff, using the proper tools and meters, will adjust the pitch, VTA (SRA), and tracking force to ensure optimized performance. This is all complimentary with purchase of turntables or cartridges.

Repair + Tune-ups

Regular maintenance of your turntable is vital for proper playback. Bring in your turntable for belt, cartridge or stylus replacement, and we will have you up and running in no time!

Turntable Upgrades

Wondering if your current turntable could sound better?  Bring it in!  A new cartridge, possible rewire or upgrade to a more technical turntable can have you discovering your music all over again.


Watch as we meet with Matt from Too Many Records to set up his new Clearaudio Concept turntable.

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