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Audio Technica LP120 USBHC

Turntable

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Overview & Features


Direct drive USB turntable


The AT-LP120-USBHC stereo turntable features a high-torque direct-drive motor for quick start-ups and a USB output that connects directly to your computer. With features such as forward and reverse play, pitch control and 33 1/3, 45 and 78 RPM speeds, it is a truly versatile turntable.

 

  • USB connectivity with software included
  • Direct Drive high-torque motor
  • Selectable 33/45/78 RPM speeds
  • Professional cast aluminium platter with Audio-Technica slipmat
  • Balanced tonearm with soft damping control
  • Forward and reverse play
  • Stroboscopic platter speed indicator
  • Equipped with HS10 headshell and AT95E cartridge
  • Available in Black or Silver

 

“three speeds, two directions”


The AT-LP120USB has three speeds, 33/45/78 RPM, meaning you can play all types of records, as well as a reverse function, allowing to play backwards and a selectable high-accuracy quartz-controlled pitch lock and pitch slider with +/- 10% or +/- 20% ranges. The AT-LP120USB-HC/AT-LP120USB-HCBK is compatible with the AT-MONO3/SP* cartridge allowing playback of 78 RPM mono records. *The AT-MONO3/SP is available to purchase separately and is not included with this turntable.

 

“Connect to your computer or stereo”


You can connect directly to your Mac or PC with the included USB cable and digitalize your LP's using the included Audacity software, as well as to a stereo using standard RCA connectors. A selectable internal stereo phono pre-amplifier allows connection to components with no dedicated turntable input at line level.

 

“complete with cartridge and headshell”


The AT-LP120USB comes complete with the lightweight AT-HS10 headshell and AT95E cartridge, and is also compatible with all Audio-Technica cartridges and any 1/2" mount cartridge from other manufacturers.

Technical Specification


Turntable


Drive Method

  • Direct drive

 

Type

  • 3-speed, fully manual operation

 

Motor

  • DC motor

 

Speeds

  • 33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM, 78 RPM

 

Pitch Variation

  • +/-10% or +/-20%

 

Turntable Platter

  • Die-cast aluminum

 

Starting Torque

  • >1.6 kgf-cm

 

Braking System

  • Electronic brake

 

Wow and Flutter

  • <0.2% WRMS (33 RPM)

 

Signal-to-Noise Ratio

  • >50 dB

 

Output Level

  • Pre-amp: "PHONO": 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
  • Pre-amp "LINE": 150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec

 

USB Function

  • A/D, D/A - 16 bit 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz USB selectable;
  • Computer interface - USB 1.1 Compliant Windows XP, Vista or MAC OSX

 

Power Supply Requirements

  • 115/230V AC, 60/50 Hz

 

Power Consumption

  • 11W

 

Dimensions

  • 450.0 mm W x 352.0 mm D x 157.0 mm H

 

Weight

  • 10.7kg

 

Accessories Included

  • Headshell, AC line cord; dual RCA (female) to 3.5 mm (1/8") mini-plug (male) stereo adapter cable; dual RCA (female) to 3.5 mm (1/8") mini-plug (female) stereo adapter cable; 45 RPM adapter; USB cable; recording software

 

Cartridge & Stylus


Model

  • AT95E

 

Type

  • VM Dual Magnet

 

Output Voltage

  • 4 mV (at 1.5 kHz, 5cm/sec)

 

Vertical Tracking Force Range

  • 1.5 to 2.5 g (standard 2.0 g)

 

Stylus Shape

  • Elliptical

 

Stylus Size

  • 0.3 x 0.7 mil

 

Recommended Load Impedance

  • 47,000 ohms

 

Weight

  • 5.7 g

 

Headshell


Model

  • AT-HS10

 

Weight

  • 10 g

 

Overhang Adjustment

  • +/- 5 mm

 

Tone arm


Type

  • Static balanced S-shaped tonearm with detachable headshell

 

Effective Length

  • 230.5mm

 

Overhang

  • 16mm

 

Maximum Tracking Error Angle

  • Less than 3 degree

 

Stylus Pressure Adjustment Range

  • 0 to 4g

 

Anti-skating Range

  • 0 to 7g