Yes, yes, I know -- not a great soundstage. AND the turntable shouldn't rest on the reciever. But for the space available it's serving me really well. Speakers: Wharfedale Diamond 220's Reciever: Harmon Kardon PM640 Turntable: Technics SL Q212 In the article on Maintaining One's Vinyl, I list ways in which one can protect their record investment. Each one of those ways of maintaining one's collection can be done so through the use of a product. Below are the editor's choice for essential record... What turntable(s) are you using? I currently use a Pro-Ject Carbot Debut Esprit. I cannot sing higher praises. Has all the features I cared about and looks really sleek. My current turntable is a . The LP 60 comes with many limitations such as: the lack of an adjustable counter-weight, a motor which does not spin at the proper speed (others have reported this behavior as well), the platter is not balanced, and there is no... Storing your record in a quality inner sleeve will do wonders in maintaining the cleanliness of your disc. As mentioned in the above, most records come housed in a paper inner sleeve which does not properly protect the record.