AT-LP1240-USB

Direct-Drive Professional DJ Turntable

  • Built to deliver exceptional music reproduction
  • Powerful direct-drive 16-pole, three-phase motor
  • S-shaped tone arm with adjustable tracking force (counterweight)
  • Anti-skate adjustment and a removable universal cartridge mount
  • Damped cast-aluminium platter with stroboscopic speed markings
  • Built-in switchable phono preamp

£499.00 (inc. VAT)

AT-LP1240-USB AT-LP1240-USB

Product Features

  • 33 ⅓, 45 and 78 RPM speeds
  • Direct Drive 16-pole, three phase motor
  • S-shaped tone arm with counterweight
  • Dampened cast-aluminium platter
  • Adjustable start and stop speeds
  • Built-in switchable phono preamp
  • Dual Start/Stop Buttons

AT-LP1240-USB

Direct-Drive Professional DJ Turntable

The AT-LP1240-USB is built to deliver exceptional music reproduction even under the most demanding of conditions. With numerous DJ friendly features, as well as a built-in switchable stereo preamp, it performs equally as well in a club or at home.

  • 33 ⅓, 45 and 78 RPM selectable speeds
  • Direct-drive 16-pole, three-phase motor with reverse play
  • S-shaped tone arm with adjustable tracking force (counterweight)
  • Damped cast-aluminium platter with stroboscopic speed markings
  • Dual start/stop buttons for horizontal or vertical positioning
  • Built-in switchable phono preamp with line or phono output
  • Adjustable start and stop speeds and pitch control
  • USB output for digital audio transfer
  • Removable stylus target light
 

“Adjustable for accuracy”

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.

“Dual start/stop buttons”

The AT-LP1240-USB is fitted with two start stop buttons, one on either side, to allow for width ways or length ways positioning, meaning the turntable will conveniently fit on thinner surfaces without compromising functionality or eas of use.

“CONNECT TO YOUR COMPUTER OR STEREO”

You can connect directly to your Mac or PC with the included USB cable and digitalize your LP's using the included Audacity software, as well as to a stereo using standard RCA connectors. A selectable internal stereo phono pre-amplifier allows the turntable to components with no dedicated turntable input at line level.

 

Stylus Target Light

Supplied with a removable stylus target light for easy positioning in low light situations.

Built-In Preamplifier

Built-in pre-amplifier with line-level RCA output cables for connection to compknents without a dedicated phono input.

adjustable start/stop speeds

Adjust the speed in which the turntable starts up and slows down to suit the situation

33 ⅓ and 45 RPM

33 ⅓, 45 and 78 RPM speeds with direct drive for stable rotation, in forwards or reverse.

AT-LP1240-USB
Turntable
Drive Method Direct drive
Type 3-speed, fully manual operation
Motor 16-pole, 3-phase, brushless DC motor
Speeds 33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM, 78 RPM
Turntable Platter 332 mm dia. die-cast aluminium
Starting Torque >4.5 kgf-cm
Braking System Electronic brake
Wow and Flutter <0.1% WRMS (JIS WTD) (33 RPM)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio >55 dB (DIN-B)
Output Level Pre-amp: "PHONO": 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
Pre-amp "LINE": 150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
USB Function A/D, D/A - 16 bit 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz USB selectable;
Computer interface - USB 1.1 Compliant Windows XP, Vista or MAC OSX
Dimensions 450.0 mm W x 353.0 mm D x 166.5 mm H
Weight 12.5kg
Accessories Included Slip mat; dust cover; platter; 45 RPM adapter; counterweight; headshell; power cord; USB cable; dual RCA (female) to 1/8” (3.5 mm) mini-plug (male) stereo adapter cable; dual RCA (female) to 1/8” (3.5 mm) mini-plug (female) stereo adapter
cable; dual RCA (male) cable with integrated ground wire; stylus target light; Audacity software (CD)
Headshell
Model AT-HS1
Weight 9.5 g
Overhang Adjustment +/- 5 mm
Tone arm
Type Static balanced S-shaped tone arm with detachable headshell
Effective Length 230 mm
Overhang 15 mm
Height Adjustment Range 0 - 6 mm
Maximum Tracking Error Angle Less than 3 degrees
Applicable Cartridge Weight 13 - 18 g (including headshell weight)
Anti-skating Range 0 - 3 g

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Name Filetype Filesize
AT-LP1240-USB Manual PDF 1.19 MB
AT-LP1240-USB Declaration of Conformity PDF 286 KB

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