Onkyo CP-1050 Direct Drive Turntable

Onkyo CP-1050 Direct Drive Turntable

Onkyo CP-1050 Direct Drive Turntable

B&H # ONCP1050 MFR # CP-1050
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Product Highlights

  • Audiophile Grade
  • Plays 33-1/3 and 45 RPM Records
  • Low Torque Direct-Drive Brushless Motor
  • Minimal Low-Frequency Cogging Noise
  • Quartz-Lock Control System
  • Die-Cast Aluminum Platter
  • Static-Balanced S-Shaped Tonearm
  • Detachable Headshell and MM Cartridge
  • Tonearm Counterweight System
  • Anti-Vibration MDF Cabinet
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Onkyo CP-1050 Overview

  • 1Description

The CP-1050 from Onkyo is an audiophile-grade direct-drive turntable designed for the analog vinyl enthusiasts wishing to play 33-1/3 and 45 RPM records. The turntable features a smooth and stable direct-drive DC motor controlled by a quartz-lock system to ensure the aluminum platter rotates with high-precision. The low-torque motor also significantly reduces cogging noise, which noticeably obscures low-frequency sound. And, unlike belt driven turntables, the CP-1050 avoids high frequency distortion allowing for a pristine representation of your music.

The heavy die-cast aluminum platter, with the thick rubber slip mat, also combats unwanted vibrations and assists with rotation stability, while preventing pitch fluctuations. The aluminum S-shaped tone-arm and cartridge, with counter weight system, features a detachable headshell that is compatible with most aftermarket cartridges. The supplied MM cartridge offers an open and detailed sound due to its wide frequency response and low signal-to-noise ratio.

The enclosure is constructed from solid MDF and sits on four height-adjustable anti-vibration feet. The rear panel features two gold-plated phono RCA terminals and a dedicated grounding post to eliminate hum. The CP1050 ships with a turntable platter, a rubber slipmat, a counter weight, a headshell/cartridge, a 45 RPM adapter, a dust cover, a stereo RCA cable with ground, and a power cord.

  • Affordable audiophile-grade sound
  • Stable direct-drive system for minimal low-frequency cogging noise
  • Customized brushless DC motor
  • Quartz-lock control system for high-precision rotation
  • Solid anti-vibration MDF cabinet construction with black wood-grain finish
  • Die-cast 12"/305mm aluminum platter
  • Smooth and stable rotation
  • Wow and flutter less than 0.15%
  • Signal-to-noise ratio over 60 dB
  • Aluminum static-balance S-shaped tonearm
  • Moving-magnet (MM) cartridge included
  • Detachable headshell compatible with aftermarket cartridges
  • Tonearm counterweight supports range of cartridge weights
  • Gold-plated RCA phono output terminals with dedicated grounding post (cable Included)
  • Easy button-selectable 33 1/3 and 45 rpm speeds
  • Quickly spins to playback speed stability
  • Includes detachable acrylic dust cover
  • Resonance-damping rubber slipmat included
  • Large height-adjustable anti-vibration feet
In the Box
Onkyo CP-1050 Direct Drive Turntable
  • Aluminum Turntable Platter
  • Rubber Slip Mat
  • Counterweight
  • Headshell / Cartridge
  • 45 RPM Adapter
  • Dustcover
  • 2 x Dustcover Hinges
  • RCA Cable with Attached Ground
  • Power Cord
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Onkyo CP-1050 Specs

    Drive Method Direct Drive
    Rotational Speed (rpm) 33-1/3 & 45 RPM
    Wow & Flutter 0.15% or less
    Turntable Platter Die-cast Aluminum: 12" / 305 mm
    Signal to Noise Ratio >60 dB
    Motor Type Brushless DC
    Torque Starting Torque: >1.0 kgf-cm
    Type Static-balanced, S-shaped
    Effective Arm Length 9.1" / 23.0 cm
    Overhang 0.6" / 1.5 cm
    Tracking Error Angle Within 3°
    Stylus Stylus Pressure Adjustment Range: 0 to 0.1 oz / 0 to 4.0 g
    Cartridge Weight Applicable Cartridge Weight Range (including a head shell): 0.5 oz / 15.0 g to 0.7 oz / 20.0 g
    Cartridge Specifications
    Cartridge Type Moving-magnet (MM)
    Load Resistance 47 kOhms
    Output Voltage 2.5 mV ±3 dB
    Stylus Stylus Pressure: 0.1 oz / 3.5 g ±0.5 g
    Replacement Stylus DN-105ST
    Cartridge Weight 0.2 oz / 5.0 g
    Headshell Headshell: Detachable
    Headshell Weight: 0.4 oz / 10.0 g
    General Specifications
    Connections Gold plated stereo RCA outputs
    Grounding post
    Power Power Supply: AC 120 VAC, 60 Hz
    Power Consumption: 4 W
    Dimensions (W × H × D) 17.7 x 6.2 x 14.5" / 45.0 x 15.8 x 36.8 cm
    Weight 19.0 lb / 8.6 kg
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    Package Weight 23.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.0 x 18.0 x 9.0"

    Onkyo CP-1050 Reviews

    CP-1050 Direct Drive Turntable is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from new ears Was prepared to buy this on line, but instead visited the NYC store as I needed other things. I picked this up a week ago. The first LP I played was Miles Davis - Kind of Blue. I heard this music with new, yet familiar ears - that is - familiar in that warm woody sense, and new with those wonderful crisp highs. I was in love instantly. I did not detect any motor noise cited normally for direct drive turntables, but then again everyone is different. This is a wonderful turntable and I recommend it. It is manual, so if you are less ritualistic about playing records, it is not for you. If playing a record for you is THE EVENT, then this is for you. Christopher Bronx NY
    Date published: 2016-11-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Satisfied music lover Basically, I have rediscovered how much I miss and love vinyl, thanks to my daughter. So far the the turntable delivers and B&H had the best price for it at the time of purchase. I detect no noise resulting from this being a direct drive. Although I listen to lps in with moderate frequency I look for a certain sound quality for the money. I suspect that I will be listening with more frequency now. The only change I made for some improvement and upgrade was the cartridge ( to an ortofon 2m red). This was not difficult and it requires a lighter arm gram wieght than the one recommended with for the original set up. I like the turntable very much with it's retro-design and audio quality. This is for home audio listening and not for DJ-ing.
    Date published: 2016-11-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Onkyo CP-1050 Easy set-up. Excellent performance. Will be buying a second one.
    Date published: 2016-07-01
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