Few companies in the world are as uniquely qualified to produce turntable components as SME, a British audio manufacturer with of experience. While most reputed for manufacturing world-class tonearms, the brand also has a full line of turntables led by the its flagship SME 30/12 deck. The $29,570 30/12 is designed to accommodate SME’s 12-inch tonearm, although it can also accommodate tonearms ranging from 9 to 12 inches. The sleek turntable’s sub-chassis is suspended by 120 rubber strands and four fluid columns for extra vibration control. This top-of-the-line model ships with an electronic speed controller that makes changing speed a snap. The entire setup weighs 118 pounds and is available with either a chrome or gold finish.