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Inputs and Outputs
Direct Drive: Audio-Technica's
AT-PL120 features a high-torque, direct drive motor. The motor allows both
forward and reverse play.
33-1/3, 45, and 78 RPM Compatible: The
turntable will play at 33-1/3, 45, and 78 rpm speeds. An adapter is included for
playing 45 rpm records.
Anti-Skate Control: The
anti-skate control applies a small inward force to the tone arm, counteracting
the tendency of the tone arm to move outward due to forces created by the stylus
in the record groove.
Counterweight: The supplied
counterweight balances the tone arm and provides adjustment for proper downward
tracking force on the stylus.
Adjustable Tone Arm Assembly
Height: The tone arm assembly height adjustment allows for the tone arm to
be positioned parallel to the record surface, when using extra-tall cartridge
bodies, thick slip mats or thick records (i.e. old 78s).
If desired, you can select a +/- 10%
or +/- 20% pitch adjustment range by pressing the pitch button.
If the quartz speed lock button is
pressed, the internal quartz lock will hold the platter at precise rated speed
regardless of the position of the pitch adjust slide control.
Strobe Dots: Strobe dots on
the edge of the platter are illuminated by
the red light coming from beneath the power dial. If
the appropriate row of strobe dots appears to be stationary, the platter is
moving at the precise rated speed. If the dots appear to be moving to the right,
the platter is moving below rated speed; if they appear to be moving to the
left, the platter is moving above rated speed.
Target Light: The pop-up stylus target
light makes it easier to see where you're dropping the needle in low-light
settings like a dance club.
Setting the Pre-amp Selector
Switch For increased flexibility, the AT-PL120
has an internal stereo phono pre-amplifier, which means you can
connect the turntable directly to almost any audio system without the use of an
ATP-2 Cartridge Included:
The AT-PL120 comes supplied
with a high-quality Audio-Technica ATP-2
cartridge. The stylus should be replaced with
a genuine Audio-Technica ATP-N2 stylus.
Audio Output: left and right male RCA audio
connectors on a 3' cable hardwired to the unit
Remote Start/Stop: remote
input jack that lets you start or stop playback from a compatible mixer or
Pitch Output: single
female RCA jack that allows you to connect compatible equipment that
supports the pitch data function. This signal can be used to synchronize the
turntable pitch with certain mixers, CD players and other external devices.