Another excuse to dust off your vinyl

Vinyl-to-digital conversion is nothing new (Ion Audio and Pro-Ject have both dabbled with the medium), but none have made the laborious task of transferring LPs to your iPod as appealing as Denon’s new turntable. The allure of the DP-200USB is its simplicity. Plug a Flash disk into the USB port on the front, and - at the touch of a button - your chosen album will be converted into MP3 in high quality, 192 kbps audio (complete with that authentic snap and crackle). £200 (www.denon.co.uk)

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