AT-LP3

Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable with Universal Tonearm & Headshell

  • Fully Automatic Belt-Drive system
  • Specially designed AT91R phono cartridge
  • Removable universal AT-HS3 headshell
  • Balanced straight tonearm
  • Switchable MM & MC modes
  • 33⅓ & 45 RPM selectable speeds

£199.00 (inc. VAT)

AT-LP3 AT-LP3

Product Features

  • Fully automatic belt-drive turntable operation with two speeds: 33-1/3, 45 RPM
  • Balanced straight tonearm with hydraulically damped lift control and lockable rest
  • Built-in switchable phono/line pre-amplifier with attached dual RCA output cable
  • Switchable modes for moving magnet and moving coil cartridges
  • AT91R Dual Moving Magnet™ phono cartridge and AT-HS3 universal headshell
  • Anti-resonance, die-cast aluminium platter with 4.5 mm thick rubber mat
  • Damped base construction for reduced low-frequency feedback colouration

AT-LP3

Advanced Fully-Automatic Belt-Drive Turntable

A revolution in automation, the LP3 blends outstanding analogue sound with advanced features unique to a fully-automatic belt-drive turntable. Play 33⅓ & 45 RPM records with a pre-mounted AT91R Dual Moving Magnet phono cartridge whilst the tonearm’s removable universal headshell and switchable cartridge mode allows listeners to experiment with moving magnet and moving coil cartridges. Complete with a built-in phono pre-amplifier, the LP3 represents the next level for vinyl lovers.

  • Fully automatic belt-drive turntable operation with two speeds: 33-1/3, 45 RPM
  • Balanced straight tonearm with hydraulically damped lift control and lockable rest
  • Built-in switchable phono/line pre-amplifier with attached dual RCA output cable
  • Switchable modes for moving magnet and moving coil cartridges
  • AT91R Dual Moving Magnet™ phono cartridge and AT-HS3 universal headshell
  • Anti-resonance, die-cast aluminium platter with 4.5 mm thick rubber mat
  • Damped base construction for reduced low-frequency feedback colouration
 

Mm / Mc Cartridge Selector Switch

Switchable MM/MC mode allows the listener to use both Moving Magnet and Moving Coil cartridges on their LP3, allowing for greater sonic customisation – a unique feature not found on most turntables with a built-in phono preamplifier.

 

AT91R Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge

Specially designed for the LP3, the AT91R Dual Moving Magnet™ phono cartridge incorporates an aluminium cantilever for higher-rigidity and improved pick-up of subtle details.

Universal Headshell

Removable universal AT-HS3 headshell allows users to upgrade their cartridge to further enhance their sound. Suitable for 1/2" mount cartridges and 4-pin turntable arms.

Balanced Tonearm

Incorporating a hydraulically damped lift control and lockable rest, the LP3’s straight balanced tonearm includes a radial ball bearing for horizontal movement and pivot bearings vertical movement.

4.5mm Platter Mat

Reducing unwanted vibration and for stable play, the LP3 includes a 4.5mm thick rubber platter mat.

AT-LP3
Turntable
Type Fully Automatic, Belt-Drive
Motor DC motor
Speeds 33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM
Turntable Platter Die-cast aluminium
Wow and Flutter Less than 0.2% WRMS (33 1/3 RPM) at3kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio > 60 dB
Output Level “PHONO” (MM) 3.5mV nominal at 1kHz, 5cm/sec
“LINE” (MC) 220mV nominal at 1kHz, 5cm/sec
Phono Pre-Amp Gain 36dB nominal, RIAA equalised
56dB nominal, RIAA equalised
Power Supply Requirements 220 to 240 V / 50, 60 Hz
Power Consumption 2W
Dimensions 435 mm ×353 mm×128 mm (W×D×H)
Weight 5.2kg
Accessories Included Rubber mat, Dust cover, Platter (with drive belt), Counterweight, AT-HS3 Headshell with AT91R VM stereo cartridge, 45 RPM adapter, Power cable*
Cartridge & Stylus
Model AT91R
Type VM Dual Magnet
Output Voltage 3.5mV (mV at 1kHz, 5 cm/sec)
Vertical Tracking Force Range 1.5 to 2.5g (standard 2.0g)
Stylus Construction 0.6 mil bonded conical
Cantilever Aluminium pipe
Recommended Load Impedance 47,000 ohms
Weight 5.0g
Headshell
Model AT-HS3
Weight 11.1g
Overhang Adjustment 8mm
Tone arm
Type Static balanced straight shaped with soft damping control
Effective Length 221.5mm
Overhang 19mm
Maximum Tracking Error Angle Less than 3°
Stylus Pressure Adjustment Range 1 to 4g
Applicable Cartridge Weight 14.5 to 20g
Anti-skating Range 0 - 3 g

AT-LP3

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