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Pro Rubber pad
The rubber pad prevents hiccups and skips that are more common on turntables below $100.
Pro No assembly
The Crosley Cruiser is ready to play right out of the box.
Pro Auxiliary port
Play your MP3 player through the speakers, add external speakers, or listen with headphones.
Pro Belt driven 3-Speed under $100
Belt drives require finely tuned motors to operate at the correct speed, and finding them on machines under $100 is rare. The Crosley Cruiser is that rare machine, and it does a great job.
Pro Highly portable
The Crosley Cruiser folds up into a briefcase, has built in speakers, and can run on battery power.
Con Sapphire stylus
This stylus may not be safe to use on older records.
Con Not upgradeable
The components on this machine cannot be upgraded, which could be an issue in the long term.
Con Potential performance flaws
The Crosley draws 110 V instead of the standard 120 V. While this saves energy, you may need a power converter for smooth and consistent performance.