Audio Technica

Audio Technica AT-LP5 Direct Drive Turntable

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The direct-drive turntable with its precision-engineered cast aluminium record platter, fitted with the exclusive high-performance AT95EX Dual Moving Magnet cartridge, itself mounted on an AT-HS10 lightweight headshell, proves the LP5 doesn’t compromise when it comes to materials and components.

The LP5’s J-shaped tonearm, which helps minimise tracking errors, is based on original Audio-Technica designs from the 1960s and 70s. 33 1/3rd & 45 RPM speeds, phono or line stereo outputs with separate grounding, a low-resonance damped & weighted chassis structure, the heavy 5mm thick rubber-composite platter mat and sleek matte black paint finish create a comprehensive package.

The AT-LP5 offers a built-in switchable phono/line pre-amplifier that provides connection to a stereo system equipped with either phono or line-level inputs. The AT-LP5 also includes Audacity recording software for MAC or PC, USB cable and an RCA / RCA stereo adapter cable, allowing direct connection to your computer to transfer your classic LP collection to digital files using its USB output.

With great attention paid to the complete analog signal path, subtle features such as the gold-plated u-shaped connections of the HS10 headshell, the choice of using both the internal or an external phono pre-amplifier, and a stable high-rated internal mains power supply with enhanced grounding, the audio reproduction credentials of the LP5 are clear for all to see.

AT1-LP5 features:

  • Direct drive technology provides stable rotation
  • Comes fitted with the new AT95EX high-performance cartridge, exclusively designed for the AT-LP5
  • Anti-vibration materials to minimise unwanted resonance
  • Adjustable feet for accurate levelling
  • Stereo analog input via RCA connectors and grounding connector
  • USB output with included Audacity software to transfer your vinyl to MP3
  • Switchable phono pre-amp
  • Included dust cover and mounting hardware

Specifications

Turntable 

Type: 2-Speed, fully manual operation
Motor: DC Motor
Drive Method: Direct Drive
Speeds: 33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM
Turntable Platter: Die-cast aluminium
Starting Torque: >16. kgf.cm
Braking System: Electronic Brake
Wow and Flutter: <0.2% WRMS (33 RPM)t
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: > 50 dB
Output Levels:
(Phono - Pre-amp by-passed) – 4 mV nominal at 1kHz, 5cm/sec

(Line - Pre-amp engaged) – 150 mV nominal at 1kHz, 5cm/sec
Phono Pre-amp Gain: 36 dB nominal, RIAA equalized
Tonearm
Type: Static balance shaped tonearm
Effective Length: 247 mm
Typical Overhang: 17 mm
Maximum Tracking Error Angle: Less than 2.5° curve
Stylus Pressure Adjustment Range: 0 to 2.5 g
Applicable Cartridge Weight Range (Including Headshell): 15 to 20 g

General 

Power Consumption: 6W
Dimensions: 450.0 mm (W) x 352.0 mm (D) x 157.0 mm (H)
Weight: 10.5 kg
Cartridge Included: AT91R
Accessories Included: AT95EX Dual Moving Magnet stereo cartridge with stylus, exclusive AT-HS10 lightweight headshell, AC line cord, dual RCA (male) to dual RCA (male) stereo cable, 45 RPM adapter, USB cable, Audacity recording software, dust cover and mounting hardware.

* Specifications subject to change without notice