Audio Technica AT-LP1240-USB Pro DJ Direct-Drive Turntable – Black
This superbly made Audio Technica AT-LP1240-USB, professional quality DJ turntable is designed primarily for DJ use in nightclubs, touring and mobile applications. It can also be used by music lovers to play their record collections at home. Its sleek, elegant gloss-black and silver design fits into any stereo music or home entertainment system, and its built-in switchable phono preamp enables it to be used with a wide variety of receivers, powered speakers and other A/V components. As an added benefit, the turntable offers a USB output that allows direct connection to a computer for easy LP-to-digital conversion.
Built to deliver exceptional music reproduction even under the most demanding conditions of professional use, the Audio Technica AT-LP1240-USB utilizes a powerful direct-drive 16-pole, three-phase motor for unwavering speed stability along with easy back-cueing, forward and reverse play and quiet operation at 33-1/3, 45 or 78 RPM. The turntable features an S-shaped tone arm with adjustable tracking force (counterweight) and anti-skate adjustment and a removable universal cartridge mount (cartridge available separately).
Additional DJ-friendly features including a damped cast-aluminum platter with stroboscopic speed markings and slip mat, an illuminated speed indicator and adjustable pitch control, a start/stop button, a removable stylus target light, a dedicated tone arm grounding lug, a hydraulically-damped lift lever and a locking tone arm rest that keeps the arm and cartridge in place during transport. The turntable includes PC- and Mac-compatible Audacity software that converts the audio on a record to MP3, WAV or other format digital audio files.
The Audio-Technica AT-LP1240-USB delivers a host of features that are well suited for professional DJ applications, casual private listening and vinyl archiving applications alike. Its rugged construction features a cast-aluminum platter and direct-drive 16-pole, three-phase motor capable of 33, 45 and 78 RPM speeds.
The USB port allows for direct connection to Mac and Windows computers, for digitizing vinyl with the included Audacity software. The Audio Technica AT-LP1240-USB also features analog outputs with a built-in phono preamp switch, allowing connection to both line and phono (turntable) inputs on receivers, mixers, etc. Additional features include dual start / stop controls, removable stylus light, dedicated tone arm