"100 years of audio excellence"
Goldring has developed a reputation as one of the world's leading cartridge and accessory manufacturers for turntables. Established in 1906, only three years after the Wright brothers' historic first flight, Goldring has been bringing the joy of great music into people's homes for over 100 years. Goldring is an integral part of the Home Electronics Division of Armour Group PLC - holder of the coveted AIM Listed Company of the Year Award, 2004. Armour Home Electronics is one of the largest independent manufacturers and distributors of turntable and cartridge products in Europe.
Our rich heritage gives us exceptional knowledge and expertise concerning all things vinyl. Our cartridges and accessories have evolved from a long line of renowned predecessors. All our cartridges are hand-crafted, including the stylus mounting, wiring and coil winding.
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.
100 years of audio excellence
■ 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