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About Goldring

The history of the Goldring company

100 years of audio excellence

The more you know about HiFi the more you'll appreciate Goldring

Armour Home Electronics is one of the largest independent manufacturers and distributors of turntable and cartridge products in Europe.

Our dedicated team of engineers, designers and craftsmen have decades of experience in designing and making products using the latest materials and technology. This ensures each new product expands the boundaries of style and performance.

Our History

1906 The Scharf Brothers began manufacturing in Berlin, Germany.
1926 They released their own phonograph, the "Juwel Electro Soundbox" with a Gold Ring logo to denote quality
1933 Goldring move to England
1954 The Goldring 500 British-made magnetic cartridge is released
1958 Goldring 600 Model cartridge launched
1960 Goldring 700 Model cartridge launched
1973 Lenco GL85 turntable released to great praise
1978 900SE II & 900/E cartridges released
1987-90 Eroica, Epic II, Excel & Elite cartridges released
2004 The digital age, Goldring release GR1 turntable
2005 Goldring launch the now award winning GR2 turntable
2009 Goldring 2000 and Legacy series cartridges released
2011 Online repair service launch