Audio Technica LP1240-USB Direct Drive Scratch DJ Turntable
Audio Technica LP1240-USB Direct Drive Scratch DJ Turntable is superbly made, 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 audio technica lp1240 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 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, along with 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. Resulting in the audio technica at lp1240 being incredibly popular.
The included PC- and Mac-compatible Audacity® software enables easy conversion of the audio on a record to MP3, WAV or other formats of digital audio files.
The Audio Technica range has audiophiles melting and the audio technica at lp1240 is a cracker of a turntable, offering up all you’ll need to digitise your vinyl, get mixing or to simply enjoy listening too.
- Professional DJ turntable
- USB output – connects directly to your computer; includes Audacity software
- Direct drive high-torque multi-pole motor for demanding DJ use
- Professional features for DJ use in nightclubs, touring & mobile applications
- Selectable 33/45/78 RPM speeds
- Selectable internal stereo phono pre-amplifier
- Dual start/stop controls
- Start and brake control adjustments
- Sliding pitch control with quartz speed lock
- Reverse operation
- Dedicated ground lug for tone arm grounding
- Stroboscopic platter and speed accuracy indicator
- Damped cast aluminum record platter with low-resistance DJ-style slip mat
- Removable stylus target light
- 45-RPM adapter
- Adjustable feet for leveling
- Removable dust cover
Type: 3-speed, fully manual operation
Motor: 16-pole, 3-phase, brushless DC motor
Drive Method: Direct drive
Speeds: 33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM, 78 RPM
Turntable Platter: 332 mm dia. die-cast aluminum
Starting Torque: >4.5 kgf.cm
Braking System: Electronic brake
Wow and Flutter: < 0.1% WRMS (JIS WTD) with 33 RPM
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: > 55 dB (DIN-B)
– PHONO: 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec (HP-4005)
– LINE: 150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec (HP-4005)
– A/D, D/A – 16 bit 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz
– Computer interface – USB 1.1 Compliant Windows XP or above or MAC OSX or above
Power Consumption: 13W
Dimensions (WxDxH): 450.0 x 353.0 x 166.5 mm
Weight: 12.5 kg