PERFORMANCE IN TECHNOLOGY, PURITY IN DESIGN
A perfect balance of technology and design, the sleek contemporary lines of the AT-LP5 turntable grace any room in the home, whilst delivering performance features born out of Audio-Technica’s rich analogue heritage.
- Specially designed AT95Ex Dual Moving Magnet stereo cartridge INCLUDED
- Twist-locking tonearm mechanism for quick and easy headshell exchange
- J-shape tonearm referencing the original 1960’s and 70’s Audio-Technica design
- Precision machined cast aluminium record platter for perfect on-axis balanced rotation
- 5mm Audio-Technica heavy damping rubber mat for improved low-frequency reproduction
- Ergonomic Start/Stop and speed selector with 33⅓ & 45 RPM selectable speeds
- Adjustable counterweight and anti-skate control for perfect problem free playing
- Anti-vibration and damping materials used to minimise unwanted resonance
“ORIGINAL J-SHAPED TONEARM”
The original J-shaped tonearm, engineered to minimise tracking error, harks back to the original Audio-Technica designs of the 1960’s and 70’s, complementing the AT-LP5’s clean lines and minimal design.
“EXCLUSIVELY DESIGNED CARTRIDGE”
The AT-LP5 comes with the AT95EX high performance cartridge, exclusively designed for the turntable, and fitted on an AT-HS10 lightweight headshell; the combination perfectly balanced for the turntable’s J-shaped tonearm.
“PERFECT BALANCE OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN”
The direct-drive engine provides playback for both 33⅓ and 45 RPM records, with a cast aluminium platter and thick damping mat, housed together in a structure that has been engineered for minimum chassis resonance, while retaining a discreet look.
DIE-CAST ALUMINIUM PLATTER
Aluminium platter with 5mm thick rubber-compound mat for balanced rotation and improved low frequency reproduction.
EXCLUSIVE AT95EX CARTRIDGE
AT95EX high performance cartridge , exclusively designed for the AT-LP5 and supplied on an AT-HS10 lightweight headshell.
A balanced tonearm with hydraulic lift, anti-skate control and adjustable counterweight for perfect performance.
33⅓ AND 45 RPM
33⅓ and 45 RPM speeds with direct drive for stable rotation, 1.7 second start up and ergonomic selector switch
|Drive Method||Direct drive|
|Type||2-Speed, fully manual operation|
|Speeds||33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM|
|Turntable Platter||Die-cast aluminium|
|Starting Torque||>1.6 kgf.cm|
|Braking System||Electronic brake|
|Wow and Flutter||< 0.2% WRMS (33 RPM)|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio||> 50 dB|
|Output Level||“PHONO” (Pre-amp bypassed) – 3.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
“LINE” (Pre-amp engaged) – 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 (or higher) compliant Windows XP, Vista or MAC OS X
|Accessories Included||Dust cover with mounting hardware; AC line chord; Dual RCA (male) to Dual RCA (male) stereo cable; 45 RPM adapter; USB cable; recording software (Audacity), cartridge alignment and overhang adjustment template|
|Cartridge & Stylus|
|Type||VM Design Stereo Dual Moving Magnet|
|Output Voltage||3.5 mV (at 1 kHz, 5 m/sec)|
|Vertical Tracking Force Range||1.5 to 2,5 g (standard 2 g)|
|Stylus Size||0.3 x 0.7 mil|
|Recommended Load Impedance||47,000 ohms|
|Overhang Adjustment||+/- 5 mm|
|Type||Static balance J-shaped tonearm|
|Effective Length||247 mm|
|Maximum Tracking Error Angle||Less than 2.3° at any point of the record|
|Stylus Pressure Adjustment Range||0 to 5 g|
|Applicable Cartridge Weight||15 – 20 g (including headshell weight)|
|Anti-skating Range||0 – 3 g|