Does anybody have any useful advice or opinions about Empire
turntables? In particular, whether they're a good choice for playing 78s?
I have an opportunity to buy one (sorry, don't know which model
number) for $100. It seems to be in decent condition (probably needs
a new belt, just on general principle). I would use it with a Shure
My biggest concern is that it does not offer variable speed, so I
won't be able to adjust it for different types, ages and brands of
discs. I suppose I could adjust the speed in software, but that's not
always an option for casual listening.