The AT-LP5x is a budget direct-drive turntable including the new AT-VM95E Dual Moving Magnet cartridge, pre-mounted on an AT-HS6 headshell
Featuring an external power supply, the AT-LP5x includes a new quartz-locked DC servo direct drive motor, which offers 33, 45 and now 78 RPM (for the latter, look at a stylus like the AT-VM95SP, sold separately).
The tonearm sports the same J-shaped design as the AT-LP5 with a metal gimbal suspension system, adjustable anti-skate and aluminium platter.
It features a built-in phono amplifier switchable from MM to MC and back plus USB port for vinyl ripping. Spanning 450 x 352 x 157mm, it weighs in at 7.3kg.
The Audio-Technica AT-LP5x will be available from September 2019 priced at £349.
To learn more, click eu.audio-technica.com
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