Updated 6 Oct 2015

Audio-Technica

LP120-USB

Snapshot: The Audio-Technica LP120-USB is a direct drive turntable with a DC motor, and a built-in, switchable pre-amp. It can play 33 1/3, 45, and 78RPM. But what’s the sound like with the needle on the record?

LP120-USB
Consumer score
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Avg price

$699

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Key data

Model

Avg price
$699
Type
Regular turntable

Specifications

HxWxD
157 x 450 x 352mm
Weight
10.7kg
Recommended tracking force (g)
1.5-2.5

Features

Lid
Yes
Hinged lid
Yes
Removeable lid
Yes
Power control
Dial
Motor type
DC
Drive type
Direct
Pitch stabilisation
Quartz locked
Reverse play
Yes
Pre-amp
Built-in, switchable
Auto operation
Manual only
Damped cueing
Yes
Tone arm clamp
Yes
Feet levelling adjustment
Yes
Speakers
-
Stylus
ATN95E
Stylus shape
Elliptical
Stylus illuminator
Yes
Cartridge
AT95E
Platter construction
Die-cast aluminium
Platter mat
Felt
45RPM spindle adapter
Metal

Playing speeds

33 1/3RPM
Yes
45RPM
Yes
78RPM
Yes

Connections

RCA stereo
Yes
USB
Yes
AUX in
-
Memory card slot
-

Encoding

USB cable
Yes
Encoding software supplied
Audacity
Software Mac OSX compatible
Yes

Technical

Wow & flutter, claimed, WRMS, 33RPM (%)
<0.2
SNR, claimed (dB)
>50
Output level, LINE, claimed, mV @ 1KHz 5cm/s
150
Output level, PHONO, claimed, mV @ 1KHz 5cm/s
2.5
Pre-amp gain, claimed (dB)
36
Could play older LP without skipping
-
Measured tracking force
-g

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Notes

Standard turntables in our database have been tested to a different method than USB turntables.

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