The Different Types Of Vinyl Records You Need To Know

vintage turntableSo you’ve bought yourself a brand new record player. It’s now time to get acquainted with the many different types of vinyl records out there. They’re not all the same as many people think they are. There are 3 types of vinyl records that people listen to. The 3 types are 33 1/3s, 45s and 78s. These types of records are basically named after how long it takes them to spin or how many revolutions per minute they take (RPM). Although most record players today are capable of playing all 3 types of vinyls, it’s still advisable that you check beforehand to make sure that they do. After all, you don’t want to be stuck in a position where you have forked out a bunch of cash only to find out that your beautiful new record player is useless!

Most of the turntable technology that we have today hasn’t really changed much. It was only after the invention of the USB that many of the newer record players started integrating this function into their players. You might also have what’s called an RCA connector that allows an audiophile to convert his or her vinyl collection into digital files that can then be stored in their PCs or in their USB drives.