Audio-Technica AT-LP60-USB review & specs

Audio-Technica AT-LP60-USB: a combination of performance and reliability

Audio-Technica AT-LP60-USB

Vinyl records provide you with the unique audio experience, but to enjoy it – you need a good turntable and this model is one of them. It not only looks like a modern solution, but it also outputs the clear and natural sound. This model is built-well so all eh ports assure a perfect connection and you will not get any unnecessary noise or unbalanced sound. This Audio-Technica AT-LP60-USB review will be helpful for people who look for a modern high-performance turntable that with a USB port.

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Design

This model looks modern, the front panel has the buttons to turn it on and off, lift the tonearm manually and change the playback speed. There is a panel with the ports – it has USB and RCA ports. This model also has a dust cover made of transparent plastic. Overall, the model is built professionally, you can easily open and close the dust cover, the buttons feel nice and they are easy to access, so the ports are. It has four feet to stand on a surface. The weight of this model is 6.6 pounds, while the dimensions are 3.8x14.1x14 inches. This model has a diecast aluminum platter installed which does not resonate.

Setup

The setup process is quite fast and there is nothing challenging about it. You can assemble it within several minutes. You need to install the belt, the platter and the slip material, remove the plastic cover from the stylus, connect the cables and then you can start enjoying the music you like. The straight tonearm is not too light or heavy and it assures the stable playback. It uses the belt drive, but the motor does not produce much noise.

Features

The Audio-Technica AT-LP60-USB specs prove that this model is for people who look for good audio quality. It uses the dual magnet cartridge. The stylus has a diamond tip, but it can be easily replaced if necessary. It is automatic – it places the stylus on records automatically and it returns the tonearm when it is necessary. This model supports 33.3 and 45 RPM speed modes (the 45 RPM adapter is included). This solution uses a switchable phono pre-amplifier. It is provided with the software for digitizing your vinyl records.

Conclusion

This turntable outputs the clear audio and it is a good option if you want to digitize your music to store it. It also looks amazing – the sharp lines make it look modern, while all the buttons are easy to access. This model may cost you around $170, but you will get a high-class solution which is very reliable and precise audio-wise.

Common features

Product

Audio-Technica AT-LP60-USB

Model

AT-LP60-USB

Brand

Audio-Technica

Rating

4.2 of 5

Reviews

1364

Cartridge

Type

dual magnet

Appropriate needle pressure, g

1,5

Supplied headshell weight, g

5,7

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Model

AT3600L

Motor

Drive method

belt

Platter type

aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45

Torque

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.25

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

50

Gain

36

Output level

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

Controls

Operation type

full automatic

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Braking system

electronic

Connections

USB

1

RCA

1

Other

has not

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

has not

Power

Motor type

AC

Power consumption, W

3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

9.7 x 36 x 35.6/3.8 x 14.1 x 14

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/6.6

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