The Audio-Technica AT-LP1240-USB XP Professional DJ Direct-Drive Turntable includes the AT-XP5 DJ phono cartridge and the AT-HS1 headshell, which delivers a host of features that are well suited for professional DJ applications, casual private listening, and vinyl archiving applications alike. Its rugged construction features a cast-aluminum platter and direct-drive 16-pole, three-phase motor capable of 33, 45 and 78 rpm speeds.
The USB port allows for direct connection to Mac and Windows computers, for digitizing vinyl with optional third-party recording software, such as Audacity. The AT-LP1240-USB XP also features analog outputs with a built-in phono preamp switch, allowing connection to both line and phono (turntable) inputs on receivers, mixers, etc. Additional features include dual start / stop controls, removable stylus light, dedicated tone arm grounding lug and more.
The Audio-Technica AT-LP1240-USB XP ships with a slip mat, a dust cover, a platter, a 45 rpm adapter, a counterweight, a power cord, a USB cable, dual RCA (female) to 1/8" (3.5mm) mini-plug (male) stereo adapter cable dual RCA (female) to 1/8" (3.5mm) mini-plug (female) stereo adapter cable, dual RCA (male) cable with an integrated ground wire, and a stylus target light.
- Direct-drive, high-torque, multipole motor for demanding DJ use
- Fully manual operation
- Start and brake control adjustments
- Selectable 33/45/78 rpm speeds
- Professional anti-resonance, damped die-cast aluminum platter with DJ-style slip mat
- AT-HS1 universal 1/2"-mount headshell
- Balanced S-shaped tone arm with hydraulically damped lift control, anti-skate, height adjustment and lockable rest
- Audacity and other compatible third-party software packages can be used to create digital files from vinyl records
- Built-in switchable phono pre-amplifier with detachable RCA output cables
- Stroboscopic platter with speed indicator
- Forward/reverse operation and variable pitch control with quartz speed lock
- Removable stylus target light for easier cueing in low light
- Dual RCA output cable with ground wire
- Two output adapter cables (dual RCA female to mini-plug male & dual RCA female to mini-plug female)
- USB cable
- Power cord
- 45 rpm adapter
- AT-XP5 DJ phone cartridge
- Stylus target light
- DJ-style slip mat
- Removable dust cover