With the advent of technology, there is not much that can’t be done. One of the latest innovations introduced to the market today is the Audio-Technica AT-LP240-USB direct-drive turntable with USB output. It’s easy to convert classic viny tunes to WMA or MP3 files with this product. Many music enthusiasts and professional DJ’s are happy with this product. Aside from its catchy yet straightforward look, this turntable can produce the best quality and clearest converted tunes. It can be easily connected to your PC or Mac via USB cable. The turntable has features that let users adjust the tunes with pitch variation as well as the forwards and reverse play.
Unlike other professional turntables, the AT-LP240-USB has three speeds of 33/45/78 rpm. The Audacity recording software works perfectly in digitizing and recording tunes from classic albums, tapes, CD’s, LP’s and so on. By using this product, you won’t have to fuss about preserving your most precious old vinyl albums.
Other prominent features of this turntable are its high-torque direct-drive motor which allows easy start-ups; selectable high accuracy quartz-controlled pitch lock; pitch change slider control which has adjustment which range at +/-10 percent or +/-20 percent; selectable internal stereo phono pre-amplifier which allows direct plugging of the turntables to components; removable hinged dust cover; and inclusive accessories. Evidently, this product is well worth the price.
Here’s a quick video review to help you get a feel for this amazing turntable:
- Weighs only 10.7 kg and has dimensions of 17.72 x 73.86 x 6.1 inches
- Its power consumption reaches about 11 W
- Direct drive high-torque motor
- USB output which directly connects to your computer
- Staffed with stroboscopic platter speed indicator
- Switchable built-in pre-amplifier with line-level RCA output cables
- Selectable 33/45/78 rpm speed
- Balanced tonearm with soft damping control
- Forward and reverse play
- Electronic braking system and signal to noise ratio of 50dB
- Specialized cast aluminum platter with a slip mat
- ½ inch mount universal headshell with a dual magnet phono cartridge
- Pitch variation at +/-10 percent or +/-20 percent
- The package includes a USB cable; cables which connect to powered speakers or stereo; direct-drive professional stereo USB turntable; adapter cables; and Audacity software
Overall, Audio-Technica AT-LP240-USB offers some features that you can’t find in any other turntable on the market. It has a direct drive method, which makes it convenient and easy to operate. It allows pitch adjustment with the pitch variation feature that will come handy in playing or creating tunes.
Also, owners love this product because of the accessories included. You can save some money by not having to purchase them separately. Also, this turntable digitizes tunes with exceptional sound and clarity.
By far, the only drawback in the use of the AT-LP240-USB is the necessity of system accessories. For some users, this requirement means complexity in using the product. On the contrary, though, this requirement is made to make sure that the product will only provide you with high-quality sound. They are also intended to maintain the products’ overall superb functionality.
Customer Reviews and Scores
As per customer reviews and feedback online, the turntable has gained an outstanding score of more than 4.5 out of 5 stars. This ranking was based on the customer’s actual experience in using the product, level of satisfaction, and other observations. This customer review result means that this turntable is highly valued by customers worldwide.
Here’s another review from a DJs` standpoint:
The Audio-Technica AT-LP240-USB is an excellent product with great value. You surely wouldn’t want to miss enjoying your favorite tunes using this product. The very few flaws of this product occur on a case to case basis and cannot outshine its many excellent features.
Unfortunately, this model is no longer available on the market, but there’s a good alternative that we have thoroughly reviewed: AT-LP120X-USB.