Updated 5 Oct 2015

Audio-Technica

LP60-USB

Snapshot: The Audio-Technica LP60-USB is a (Type B) USB turntable with a built-in, switchable pre-amp. It can play 33 1/3 and 45RPM. But what's the sound like with the needle on the record?

LP60-USB
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Avg price

$299

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Key data

Model

Avg price
$299
Type
USB turntable

Specifications

HxWxD
98 x 360 x 356mm
Weight
3.0kg
Recommended tracking force (g)
Not stated

Features

Lid
Yes
Hinged lid
Yes
Removeable lid
Yes
Power control
None
Motor type
-
Drive type
-
Pitch stabilisation
-
Reverse play
-
Pre-amp
Built-in, switchable
Auto operation
Full auto
Damped cueing
Yes
Tone arm clamp
No
Feet levelling adjustment
-
Speakers
No
Stylus
ATN3600L
Stylus shape
-
Stylus illuminator
-
Cartridge
-
Platter construction
Die-cast aluminium
Platter mat
Felt
45RPM spindle adapter
-

Playing speeds

33 1/3RPM
Yes
45RPM
Yes
78RPM
No

Connections

RCA stereo
Yes
USB
Type B
AUX in
Not stated
Memory card slot
None

Encoding

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

Technical

Wow & flutter, claimed, WRMS, 33RPM (%)
<0.25
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)
-
Could play older LP without skipping
No
Measured tracking force
4.0g

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Notes

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

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