Mar 27, 2019
The Japanese company Audio-Technica has more than 50 years of experience in the development of the audio devices and has established itself as a leading manufacturer of the widest range of equipment....Read More
The Fluance RT81 vs Audio-Technica AT-LP120 features comparison shows that both manufacturers aim to deliver pure and natural sound. These two models have built-in pre-amps – 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz.
The RT81 uses the cartridge with the moving magnet technology while the AT-LP120 uses the dual magnet cartridge technology. The RT81 also has bigger appropriate needle pressure – compare its 3.5 g versus 1.5 g in the Audio-Technica AT-LP120.
The Audio-Technica AT-LP120 is more flexible when it comes to the speed, since it supports 33.3, 45 and 78, while the RT81 supports 33.3 and 45 RPM only.
The Audio-Technica AT-LP120 vs Fluance RT81 design comparison shows two different approaches. The Fluance RT81 looks classic with its high gloss walnut finish, while the AT-LP120 looks more modern.
The Fluance RT81 has small knobs, while the AT-LP120 has knobs and slider to control the playback. Both models have a transparent dust cover.
Both models are built well – thee have stable legs that help to avoid any resonance. Both turntables have lightweight, slightly-curved tonearms.
The dimensions are 13.8x16.5x5.5 in for the Fluance RT81 versus 13.9x17.8x6 in for the Audio-Technica AT-LP120. The weight is 14.1 and 23.5 pounds respectively.
The Fluance RT81 is better turntable in this comparison. Check Fluance RT81 price