This turntable connects directly to your computer, and includes software for recording to your Hard Drive. Useful if you want to archive all those old LP's in the attic! but also for anyone wanting to use it in anger, it has professional features onboard to allow you to work in nightclubs, or in touring and mobile applications.
The AT-LP1240USB is built to deliver exceptional music reproduction even under the most demanding conditions. It 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). The tone arm has locking height adjustment to dial in the vertical tracking angle (VTA), an important feature for achieving the most accurate-possible record playback.
The AT-LP1240USB comes with numerous additional DJ-friendly features including a damped cast-aluminium platter with stroboscopic speed markings and slip mat, an illuminated speed indicator and adjustable pitch control, a dual start/stop button, a removable stylus target light, 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.
The AT-LP1240USB is also perfect for home users. 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 ariety of receivers, powered speakers and other A/V components.