If you're into audio, you probably know that the materials a speaker is composed of impact the quality of sound reproduction. One of the strongest examples of this is the speaker diaphragm, or cone.
Tonearms obviously play an important role in the function of a turntable. Without them, a record player couldn't play any sound at all. However, most people don't know that the design of a tonearm also has an impact on the audio quality and performance of the turntable. So, if you want the best possible hi-fi experience from your turntable, pay attention to the tonearm design.
Going by the name, one would think that home audio is all about the audio. But we know better. The aesthetics of audio tech have always been important, although the look that's considered desirable has changed over the years.