SourceYamaha Corporation94% by External Reviewers

Yamaha GT-5000


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Product Overview

Yamaha GT-5000 turntable features a custom belt-drive system with quartz timing that minimizes the influence of the motor. A short, straight tonearm made of carbon fiber and copper-plated aluminium delivers superior rigidity and balance for improved traceability.


What we found

  • Gigantic and Tremendous sound
  • Tremendous build quality
  • Nothing in particular

What external reviewers found

External score 94%
  • Excellent build quality
  • Gorgeous top-end
  • Impressive bass and treble performance
  • Bass delivery could be better

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External Reviews


Reviewer score 94% (normalized by Neofiliac)
Reviewers from hifinews have found:
Top-end is nothing short of sublime, boasting a clarity, purity and precision that is eye-opening at times. Cymbals are crystal clear, without a trace of splash, while hi-hats, such as those on the title track from The Eagles' Long Run LP, sounded utterly glorious. Unerring knack of pulling the main performers forward of my loudspeakers.
  • Gorgeous top-end
  • Impressive bass and treble performance
  • Excellent build quality
  • Bass delivery could be better


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