Direct-Drive Turntable: The Audio-Technica AT-LP5 direct-drive
turntable brings advanced technology and sleek, contemporary styling together
for performance that looks as good as it sounds. Its precision-machined,
die-cast aluminum platter is powered by a direct-drive, high-torque motor,
ensuring stable, on-axis rotation at 33-1/3 or 45 RPM (adapter included). The
platter is topped by a 5mm thick rubber damping mat that improves low-frequency
J-Shaped Tonearm: Born of Audio-Technica's rich analog heritage, the
AT-LP5 incorporates a J-shaped tonearm that takes its inspiration from the
classic A-T models of the 1960s and 70s. The tonearm features a metallic gimbal
suspension system and precision bearings to mitigate tracking errors, and
includes an adjustable counterweight and anti-skate control.
Dual Moving Magnet Stereo Cartridge: The AT-LP5 comes outfitted with a
lightweight (10g) AT-HS10 headshell and high-performance AT95EX Dual Moving
Magnet stereo cartridge with an elliptical stylus, created specifically for this turntable.
The headshell/cartridge/stylus assembly will need to be installed to the
Anti-Vibration Construction: Constructed of anti-vibration damping
materials with heavy-mass metal chassis inserts, the AT-LP5 turntable is a class
leader in limiting low-frequency acoustical feedback. The anti-resonance feet
are adjustable for leveling the turntable.
Switchable Preamp: The AT-LP5 features a built-in switchable
phono/line preamp that enables it to be connected directly to a computer, home
stereo, powered speakers, and other components that have no dedicated turntable
USB-B Output: The turntable is also equipped with a USB-B output
and comes with a 6.5' USB cable for
direct connection to your computer or laptop; plus comes with Window PC (XP-up) and Mac
(OSX 10.4-up) compatible Audacity
software that lets you convert your records to MP3, WAV, or other digital audio
file formats (up to 16-bit 44.1/48kHz).
Stereo RCA Output: The AT-LP5 is outfitted with a set of stereo RCA
outputs and includes a 40" stereo RCA cable to connect to your AV receiver,
integrated amplifier, or powered speakers. Use the "GND" terminal to connect the
grounding line of the RCA cables to the ground terminal of the amplifier.
Detachable Power Cord: The AT-LP5 includes a detachable 6'
AC power cord (IEC 3-prong).
Hinged Dust Cover: The Audio-Technica AT-LP5 turntable comes
with a hinged dust cover that is also removable.
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