Sony PS-HX500 vs Audio-Technica AT-LP3

Sony PS-HX500

Sony PS-HX500 review

Mar 29, 2019

Sony has presented their modern vinyl player the PS-HX500 in the "above average" price category, with unique function of digitizing records in high-resolution audio. The model also supports direct to...

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Audio-Technica AT-LP3

Audio-Technica AT-LP3 review

Jun 10, 2019

This Audio-Technica AT-LP3 review is dedicated to the turntable from Audio-Technica’s LP line. Unlike the older models, this one gives minimum freedom in adjustment to make the exploration of t...

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Product

Sony PS-HX500
Audio-Technica AT-LP3

Model

PS-HX500
AT-LP3

Brand

Sony
Audio-Technica

Rating

4.0 of 5
4.2 of 5

Reviews

38
109

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

2,5
2

Supplied headshell weight, g

3
11

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Model

ATN-3601
AT91R

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Platter type

aluminum diecast
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45

Torque

>1.6 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.25
0.25

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

50
60

Gain

36

Output level

Pre-amp "PHONO": 3 mV nominal at 1 kHz. Pre-amp "LINE": 190 mV nominal at 1 kHz
3.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec

Controls

Operation type

manual
full automatic

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Braking system

electronic
electronic

Connections

USB

1
0

RCA

1
1

Other

AC adaptor
has not

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

has not
has not

Power

Motor type

DC
DC

Power consumption, W

3
2

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

10.4 x 43 x 36.6/6.2 x 18.5 x 16.3
12.8 x 43.5 x 35.3/5 x 17.1 x 13.9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
5.4/11.9

Turntables HelpToChoose comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 9.1
  • 12.5
  • 9.1Sony PS-HX500
  • 12.5Audio-Technica AT-LP3

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