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Buy a Turntable at Our Stores through Feb 25 & Get $25 Gift Certificate for Used Vinyl

Posted by Rachael McGovern, February 17, 2014 12:17pm | Post a Comment

Turntables at Amoeba

When you buy a turntable from any Amoeba store through Tuesday, February 25 you'll score a gift certificate for $25 worth of used vinyl to jumpstart your collection! Plus, you'll receive a free goodie bag with an Amoeba slipmat, record cleaning cloth, 45 adaptor and more.

$25 gift certificate for used vinyl

To help determine which turntable is right for you, here are some questions to ask yourself before you purchase and some handy factoids that might help with that decision.

To DJ or Not to DJ
If you want to DJ with your turntable, you need a Direct Drive turntable. This means that you can scratch, mix, cue up your records, and do everything else DJs do without ruining your record player or the stylus.

If you don't plan on using your turntable for DJing, a Belt Drive Turntable will work perfectly well for you.


How Are You Going to Hook Up Your Turntable?
Do you have a component system already? Do you have a receiver? If so, does it have a "phono" input selection? If your receiver doesn't have a phono input (and a lot of them don't these days), you will need a pre-amp.

If you have powered speakers (speakers that have their own power source), you can connect your turntable directly to the speakers if you want (and skip the receiver altogether). 

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Super Weekend Sale and Even More Chances to Save at Amoeba SF & Berkeley!

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, December 3, 2012 04:25pm | Post a Comment

Amoeba Music wants to turn your holiday shopping trip into an adventure of savings!

This Saturday (December 8th), all Amoeba locations will hold a special celebration of savings with:

-- 20% off all turntables (plus get a $10 coupon and goodie bag with your turntable purchase!!)

-- 20% off all T-shirts

-- 20% off all headphones

And get this! Amoeba Berkeley is EXTENDING their sale into Sunday as well! So save big at Amoeba Berkeley all weekend long!

As if that weren't enough, Amoeba San Francisco and Berkeley are running Ten Days of Savings through December 10th, which means you can save 10% off EVERYTHING in the store (not to be combined with any other discounts, like the Saturday Sale on turntables, t-shirts, and headphones). SO, go on and get some Pro-Ject speakers or anything else you want while you’re here too!

With these kinds of savings, you can't afford to stay home!