U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus vs Sony PS-HX500

U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus

U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus review

Jun 10, 2019

This versatile turntable by U-Turn is made primarily to minimize general playback problems that can occur. With a higher than average price point, this player was designed for both audiophiles and be...

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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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Common

Product

U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus
Sony PS-HX500

Model

Orbit Plus
PS-HX500

Brand

U-Turn Audio
Sony

Rating

4.4 of 5
4.0 of 5

Reviews

49
38

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

1,5
2,5

Supplied headshell weight, g

5
3

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Model

Ortofon OM5E
ATN-3601

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Platter type

acrylic
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45

Torque

>1.6 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.1
0.25

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000
20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

79
50

Gain

36

Output level

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

Controls

Operation type

manual
manual

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Braking system

electronic
electronic

Connections

USB

0
1

RCA

1
1

Other

has not
AC adaptor

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

has not
has not

Power

Motor type

AC
DC

Power consumption, W

2
3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

11.4 x 42.4 x 31.7/4.2 x 16.7 x 12.5
10.4 x 43 x 36.6/6.2 x 18.5 x 16.3

Weight, kg/pounds

5.6/12.5
2.8/6.2

Turntables HelpToChoose comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 12.9
  • 9.1
  • 12.9U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus
  • 9.1Sony PS-HX500

The U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus is better turntable in this comparison. Check U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus price