Fluance RT81 vs Audio-Technica AT-LP5

Fluance RT81

Fluance RT81 review

Mar 27, 2019

Fluance is a Canadian brand that specializes in a high-end audio technique. It produces turntables pf premium quality using superior components and expert audio engineering. The company continues to ...

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Audio-Technica AT-LP5

Audio-Technica AT-LP5 review

May 30, 2019

The AT-LP5 model from the leading company Audio Technica is not a novelty already, but it keeps leading positions among its closest competitors thanks to the adjustable counterweight and anti-skate c...

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Rating 5 5

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Product

Fluance RT81
Audio-Technica AT-LP5

Model

RT81
AT-LP5

Brand

Fluance
Audio-Technica

Rating

4.6 of 5
4.7 of 5

Reviews

364
36

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

3,5
2

Supplied headshell weight, g

6,4
10

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Model

AT95E
AT95EX

Motor

Drive method

belt
direct

Platter type

aluminum diecast
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45

Torque

>4.5 kgf-cm
>1.6 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.2
0.2

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000
20 - 22000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

67
50

Gain

36

Output level

Pre-amp "PHONO": 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz. Pre-amp "LINE": 140 mV nominal at 1 kHz
Pre-amp “PHONO”: 3.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec. Pre-amp “LINE”: 150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec

Controls

Operation type

automatic
automatic

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Braking system

electronic
electronic

Connections

USB

0
1

RCA

1
1

Other

has not
has not

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

has not
has not

Power

Motor type

DC
DC

Power consumption, W

1,5
6

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

13.7 x 41.9 x 35.8/5.5 x 16.5 x 13.8
15.7 x 45 x 35.2/6.1 x 17.7 x 13.8

Weight, kg/pounds

6.4/14.1
10.5/23.1

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  • 11.3
  • 12.5
  • 11.3Fluance RT81
  • 12.5Audio-Technica AT-LP5

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