Vinyl

Mark Levinson No515 Turntable Review

I just had the good fortune to review a system comprising two cutting-edge Mark Levinson products – the No515 turntable and the No585.5 integrated amp. The No515 was fitted with an Ortofon Cadenza Bronze MC cartridge on its 3D-printed, Gimbaled tonearm. The high torque AC motor drives three belts that provide precise speed control. The deck also has excellent isolation properties and a full set of calibration controls.

Reel-to-Reel Recorders – Is there a Resurgence?

This is a bit of a personal story, but I think it reflects a wider trend among some audiophiles. It’s a story of how I re-engaged with reel-to-reel tape, and why increasing numbers of other audiophiles are sniffing around the edges and increasingly, buying reel-to-reel tape decks...