ION Audio Air LP review & specs

ION Audio Air LP: an Inexpensive Vinyl Player

ION Audio Air LP review & specs

ION Air LP is a modern turntable equipped with all the necessary functionality to get acquainted with the music recorded on this type of media. The ION is the world's first Bluetooth transmitting player that connects to any Bluetooth speakers. This ION Audio Air LP review will help understand the feasibility of its purchase.

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Design

The player will fit into any interior thanks to the minimalist modern design and compact size – just 4.5x14x16 inches. The device has a wooden lacquered case and is reliably protected from dust by a plastic cover. There is special LED light for status indication, one USB port and one RCA on the back panel requiring careful handling. The player uses a sapphire-coated ceramic needle.

Setup

In a few words, you will need to perform the following actions:

  • plate installation;
  • setup of the drive belt and slip material;
  • removal of the stylus plastic guard;
  • putting on the dust cover.

The ION Audio Air LP can be connected by both cables and Bluetooth, so after setup, you need to choose one of the options.

Features

ION Audio Air LP specs are the support of three speeds – 33.3, 45, and 78 RPM. RCA will provide an opportunity to connect the equipment to your home stereo system. And in addition, Audio Air LP has a USB port for converting analog vinyl records to digital ones. This will be done by EZ Vinyl/Tape Converter software with 16-bit/44.1 kHz audio resolution. Bluetooth will free you from the wires, and the 3.5 AUX input, an auto-stop feature, together with a quiet belt drive and strong acrylic dust cover are also present.

Conclusion

The ION Audio Air LP can be used both for listening to vinyl records and for their digitization. It is easy to use and can be installed quickly enough. You can listen to both new and old records – their quality will be the same. A speed of 78 RPM allows you to listen to even the records of the early 20th century. The ION Audio Air LP is a great inexpensive option of the vinyl player, with a quite high manufacturing quality.

Common features

Product

ION Audio Air LP

Model

Air LP

Brand

ION Audio

Rating

3.7 of 5

Reviews

255

Cartridge

Type

dual magnet

Appropriate needle pressure, g

4,5

Supplied headshell weight, g

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Model

CZ-800-10

Motor

Drive method

belt

Platter type

aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45, 78

Torque

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

50 - 10000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

Gain

Output level

Controls

Operation type

full automatic

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Braking system

electronic

Connections

USB

1

RCA

1

Other

AUX

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

Bluetooth

Power

Motor type

AC

Power consumption, W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

11.4 x 35.6 x 40.6/4.5 x 14 x 16

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/6.7

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