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Teac LP-R500

Teac LP-R500
alaScore 79

138 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 138 reviews of Teac LP-R500. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and price. There are some mixed opinions about the design. Many are critical about the reliability.

usability, price, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Teac LP-R500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 113 user reviews of Teac LP-R500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Audio Systems on People are impressed by the size. The price is also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the reliability and design.

usability, price, size

design, reliability

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Teac LP-R500 Vinyl and Cassette Copy Station with AM/FM Radio - BlackTeac LP-R500 Turntable CD RECORDER Radio & Tape Deck (with remote control) Complete hifi music system with Built-in Stereo Speakers (Records your VinyTeac LP-R500 Vinyl and Cassette Copy Station - Brown

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Disappointed (

Went Right Back


It arrived as if somebody had returned it, and it was shipped back out to me "as is". The cover was cracked in the corner and repaired with Scotch tape

Never got to use it

Broken cover

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Rich C. (

Almost a Five.


Although the sound is not great, the audio on the recordings is really quite good. This was my first \'Refurb" purchase and I was quite surprised to find "As new " packaging and appearance. If not for the not so hot sound, this unit would receive a 5...

Attractive Design","Easy Controls","Easy To Set Up","Powerful

Poor Sound

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Rich C. (

Almost a Five.


Although the sound is not great, the audio on the recordings is really quite good.This was my first \'Refurb

Attractive Design","Easy Controls","Easy To Set Up","Powerful

Poor Sound

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Chris5000 (

Excellent product at a very good price


Did quite a bit of research before deciding on this product and managed to locate one in a shop who gave me a demonstration so I knew the sound quality was good. Easy to use straight out of the box but read the instructions carefully particularly...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: whittleberry (

straight forward and easy to use to great effect


Great for vinyl and cassette conversions, no special software which is its best selling point. You can control noise recording levels in a basic way but its enough for simple transfer of a reasonable sound. Very impressed and happy with purchase.

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: Samanthao (

A great buy


Bought for my elderly parents who wanted to transfer their record collection to CD. Great sound quality and very easy to use with no complicated USB connections. Perfect!!

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: faroes238 (

Product fulfills all my requirements.


Having previously owned a digital record deck that could only be used through a PC this product is vastly superior. Operation is extremely simple and the sound quality is excellent. It is very useful to have all the required components in one unit,...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: damien (



This product is very well made and easy to operate.The recordings from this machine are of a good quality and once you have mastered a few basic operating points you should have no trouble at all to make perfect copy CD'S from virtually any source you...

I have not as yet found any thing to complain about this product

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PC Streaming: No
Progressive Scan: No
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PMP Docking: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Recorder
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): No
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No
Wireless Music System: No


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
HD-DVD Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: Yes


Dolby / DTS: No