The new AT-LP120XUSB turntable features a new DC servo direct-drive motor, along with adjustable dynamic anti-skate control and selectable phono preamplifier. The fully manual turntable plays 33-1/3, 45, and 78 RPM records and is equipped with a USB output that allows direct connection to your computer. But in addition to the USB output, the turntable also comes with a detachable dual RCA output cable and is equipped with a built-in selectable phono preamp so you can connect directly to your home stereo, whether it has a dedicated phono input or not.
The turntable features an S-shaped tonearm with adjustable tracking force and an AT-HS6 universal half inch mount headshell with an AT-VM95E dual moving magnet phono cartridge.
- 33, 45 & 78 RPM Fully manual, direct-drive operation
- Built-in switchable phono pre-amp
- Adjustable dynamic anti-skate control
- Professional-grade anti-resonance, die-cast aluminium platter with felt mat
- Stroboscopic platter with speed indicator
- Variable pitch control with quartz speed lock
- Removable target light for easier cueing in low light
- Damped base construction for reduced low-frequency feedback
- Convert your vinyl records to digital audio files
- Factory fitted AT-VM95E moving magnet cartridge
- Available in black or silver
"This direct-drive turntable is a thrilling combo of classic and modern, an evolution of the Technics SL-1200 design which adds a built-in phono stage and an output for USB recording, together with sound quality above its price bracket."
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The built-in phono stage makes this turntable a breeze to connect to almost any home stereo system, DJ mixer or set of active speakers without the need for an external pre-amp or a mixer with a dedicated phono input.
And being switchable ofcourse if your existing amplifier or mixer has a built-in phono pre-amp you wish to use you can simply flick a switch and the turntables built-in pre-amp will be bypassed.
The aluminium S-shaped tonearm ensures superior tracking and playback. The included headshell attaches via a standard half inch universal bayonet style connection.
The included AT-VM95E dual moving magnet cartridge comes pre-fitted to the headshell making setup quick and easy. The AT-VM95E features an elliptical diamond tipped stylus with aluminium cantilever. Being part of Audio-Technica's VM Series means the cartridge is compatible with other styli in the VM range making future upgrades simple and easy.
The LP120XUSB is fully featured DJ turntable with adjustable pitch controls. A pitch fader with selectable +/-8% or +/-16% adjustment and a selectable high-accuracy quartz-controlled pitch lock button.
With the built-in USB output and included Audacity software you can easily record your precious vinyl collection to digital audio files on you computer (Mac and PC compatible).