Sony PS-HX500 Stereo Turntable with USB

BH #SOPSHX500 • MFR #PS-HX500
Sony PS-HX500 Stereo Turntable with USB
Key Features
  • Plays 33 1/3 and 45 rpm Vinyl Records
  • 1.18" MDF Cabinet
  • Built-In Phone Equalizer & Preamp
  • Aluminum Die-Cast Platter
Digitally store your vinyl records in Hi-Res Audio with the Sony PS-HX500 Stereo Turntable. Its USB output allows you to connect it to your Windows or Mac computer for convenient connection and conversion. It supports 33 1/3 and 45 rpm speeds and features a stereo RCA audio output that can connect to a preamp or directly to your sound system.
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Sony PS-HX500 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2High-Resolution Audio
  • 3Play Vinyl and Record in High-Resolution
  • 4USB Digital Output
  • 5Built-In Phono EQ
  • 6Convert Your Records to Digital Music Files
  • 7Included Conversion Software
  • 8DSD Native A/D Converter
  • 9High-Resolution Audio File Formats
  • 10Integrated Shell-Type Straight Tonearm
  • 11Enhanced Stability
  • 120.2" Rubber Mat
  • 13Aluminum Die-Cast Platter
  • 14Acoustic-Grade MDF Cabinet
  • 15Insulated Structure

Digitally store your vinyl records in Hi-Res Audio with the Sony PS-HX500 Stereo Turntable. Its USB output allows you to connect it to your Windows or Mac computer for convenient connection and conversion. It supports 33 1/3 and 45 rpm speeds and features a stereo RCA audio output that can connect to a preamp or directly to your sound system.

High-Resolution Audio

Enjoy the subtle nuances of studio-quality sound in quality higher than CD with High-Resolution Audio.

Play Vinyl and Record in High-Resolution

Hook up the PS-HX500 turntable to your computer via USB, play a record, and capture every aspect of the vinyl with DSD 5.6 MHz native conversion. Convert your vinyl collection into High-Resolution Audio, take it out for a walk with your compatible portable media player, or just sit back and enjoy playing your vinyl originals.

USB Digital Output

Connect the turntable to a computer to rip your favorite tracks to music files.

Built-In Phono EQ

The PS-HX500 supports both phono and line output so you can play through the integrated amp or the external phono EQ.

Convert Your Records to Digital Music Files

The PS-HX500 is equipped with an A/D converter, so you can connect it to your computer with a USB cable and record your vinyl as High-Resolution Audio tracks to backup your vinyl collection or to take tracks outdoors with you on your compatible portable media player.

Included Conversion Software

Simply connect the PS-HX500 to your computer's USB port and convert your vinyl tracks into digital ones. The supplied computer application lets you rip, edit, and store tracks from your vinyl records. The editing app lets you cut unwanted parts of the recording and split tracks.

DSD Native A/D Converter

The internal A/D converter supports native conversion from analog to DSD 2.8 MHz or 5.6 MHz. The DSD file format reproduces the subtle nuances of your recording, making it suitable to capture and play back your vinyl tracks.

High-Resolution Audio File Formats

In addition to DSD-recorded DSF files, recording and playback of PCM-recorded WAV files is also supported.

Integrated Shell-Type Straight Tonearm

The integrated shell is designed to improve durability and stabilize the cartridge for enhanced focusing and dimensionality of sound, while its structure improves trace-ability.

Enhanced Stability

The turntable is designed to deliver stable rotation for optimal and natural delivery of your music. The spindle-bearing construction is fashioned to stabilize the belt drive to achieve natural sound reproduction.

0.2" Rubber Mat

The mat's adherence to the record's surface is designed to minimize unnecessary resonance for clean sound.

Aluminum Die-Cast Platter

The aluminum die-cast platter is intended to offer a superb balance between strength and mass.

Acoustic-Grade MDF Cabinet

The 1.18-inch thick MDF cabinet is designed for accurate soundstage reproduction.

Insulated Structure

The structure is insulated by rubber dampers to eliminate vibration from racks and other peripherals.

Sony PS-HX500 Specs

Turntable
Drive MethodBelt drive
Wow and Flutter≤0.25%
MotorDC motor
Rotation Speed33 1/3, 45 rpm
Turntable Platter11.7" (296 mm) aluminum die-cast alloy component with 0.2" (0.5 cm) rubber mat
BearingSpindle-bearing construction
Output1 x Gold-plated stereo RCA with ground, line/phono switchable
1 x USB Type-B, version 2.0
Tonearm
MaterialTonearm: Aluminum alloy component
Headshell: Aluminum die-cast alloy component
Tonearm TypeStraight
Tracking Force0.1 oz (3 g)
Cartridge TypeMM
Preamplifier
Output VoltageLine Out: 190 mV @ 1 kHz
Phono Out: 3 mV @ 1 kHz
Cartridge Specifications
Weight0.2 oz (5 g)
General
OS CompatibilityWindows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (32- and 64-bit)
Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10, 10.11
Recording FormatsDSF 2-Channel: 5.6 MHz / 2.8 MHz
WAV 2-Channel: 4.1 kHz / 48 kHz / 96 kHz / 192 kHz (16-bit / 24-bit)
Construction Material1.18" (3 cm) MDF
Power Requirements100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption3 W
Power EfficiencyClass 6
Dimensions16.875 x 4.125 x 14.375" (430 x 104 x 366 mm)
Weight11.9 lb (5.4 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight15.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)19.9 x 16.9 x 7.1"
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