Interesting facts about Audio-Technica LP120-USB

Audio-Technica LP120-USB can be found on the market at the price of 299 dollars. This device has the capability to offer an affordable way to listen to records and it isn’t so complicated to set-up. 

Connecting it to stereo speakers is pretty easy and it has a built-in preamp, meaning that no additional accessories are required when connecting.

Moreover, Audio-Technica LP120-USB also comes with a replaceable needle and recalibrated cartridge that sound pretty good with all kinds of music. However, there is another model on the market, the Audio-Technica AT-LP60, at the price of 100 dollars and it is probably the most favorite turn table for vinyl newbies.

However, the new Audio-Technica LP120-USB steps up to the modern life and comes with a USB port located on the back that has the mission to convert records into digital music files. As for design, Audio-Technica LP120-USB is similar with the famous Technics SL-1200MK2, introduced in 1978 and it is popular among DJs. 

Moreover, this turntable is pretty heavy, weighting approximately 23.5 pounds and it comes with a direct-drive motor and four feet that hold the turntable in place in case of external vibrations. Moreover, the aluminum platter is considered to be a unique performer in the budget turntable market, because it can spin at either 33 1/3,45, or 78rpm.

The plinth, or the base of the turntable, come with some interesting details, which will definitely be appreciated by users. Why? Because it has designated spots for users to hold their adapter for 45rpm singles, a target light that pups up to illuminate record grooves and an extra cartridge and needle assembly. Moreover, Audio-Technica LP120-USB also features 33rpm and 45rpm strobe dots that will help users to improve the turntable’s speed accuracy. 

However, for the best sound, users will have to be sure to follow the instructions for the proper setup. So, for a newcomer, it is recommended to read the instructions’ manual or for an even better job, to watch the instructional video released by the company. The Audio-Technica LP120-USB is the perfect device for record enthusiasts, collectors or archivists. 

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