You want to get into vinyl and sound quality matters to you. You’re an ex-DJ who wants to make use of the record collection with a new listening setup. You’re into design and want the right aesthetic in your audio setup. When you start shopping for turntables, you’ll see start to see the term “Audiophile” and “High Fidelity / Hifi” quite abstractly and liberally. What does it mean? What are all these terms associated with it? Go into some audiophile forums, and you might end up being more confused than before you got there. This guide is a practical introduction into the terminology generally used to describe audiophile turntables.