I'd spend the extra $100 for the Debut Carbon. IMHO, it's a better table, arm and cartridge. Plus it's new with a warranty.
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I'd go with the NAD 533 as my well but not at the $295 price. For it's age and the points stated above I'd offer maybe $160 to $200 for that table. The Goldring Elektra has been replaced with the MusicHall Tracker and it is $100 new from NeedleDoctor. Also how much use has the NAD 533 seen? Would a tech need to check it out or would parts need to be replaced? If so then offer less or just get the ProJect Carbon.
Yeah. This guy says $295 FIRM. I haven't contacted him, but the ad is still up. I'm expecting that he'll not be interested in coming down that far.
I should probably ask this in a separate thread, but I'll just throw it out there:
What do people think of the Pro-Ject RM 1.3?
I love the looks, but I can't find much info on it or much in the way of reviews.
I'm the guy who had the NAD 533 with the RB 250 and Goldring Elektra !
It was a fantastic combination which I enjoyed for many years. However, at this price point, I would now recommend a new Project Carbon - Ortofon 2M Red combination .... A new table/arm/cartridge with a full warranty at this price point is a much better value than a used set-up. The sound of music between the two is extremely similar, and although the RB 250 is a better arm, the headaches of buying a used set-up isn't worth the hundred dollar savings. And the new Ortofon 2M Red is definitely better than a used Elektra. Have fun and enjoy the music !