Stanton T55USB review & specs

Stanton T55USB: A turntable with amazing sound

Stanton T55USB

If you want to get a high-grade model that is able to deliver the clear sound, then the Stanton T55USB is worth your attention. This is not only a solution that is easy to operate, but it also has many professional-level l features that allow you getting the sound you need. It is built using high-quality components, so you get no unnecessary noise. This Stanton T55USB review will be helpful for people who look for a good solution that will allow them enjoying their favorite vinyl records.

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Design

This model looks modern and elegant. It comes with a dust cover that protects all the components, like the tonearm and the platter from dust. The straight tonearm is properly balanced and it has enough weight for perfect tracking. All the buttons, knobs and sliders can be accessed easily. It has a special panel with the ports you may need – RCA and USB ports. This solution has four feet and it stands still on any kind of surfaces. The weight of this model is 5.4 pounds, while the dimensions are 3.4x17.7x14.2 inches.

Setup

There is nothing difficult about setting this model up – the assembly process is fast and easy. You need to put on the slip material, insert the needle and connect all the cables. That is how simple it is. Moreover, the manufacturer provides you with a very detailed manual. It supports two-speed modes – 33.3 and 45 RPM.

Features

The Stanton T55USB specs prove it to be an option not only for people who would like to enjoy their vinyl records but also for novice or skilled DJs. It uses the moving magnet type cartridge with the diamond-tipped stylus, which can be replaced. The aluminum diecast platter is quite light and the electronic braking system can stop it very fast (it takes less than 1 second to stop). It uses the belt type drive, but it does not produce much noise. It has two start/stop switches for battle setup and mix and the pitch fader control. This model comes with the software for recording and editing music files. It also has the phono output.

Conclusion

This is a good option for people who want to enjoy vinyl records or for those who want to become (or already is) a DJ. It has various features (like pitch adjusting). This model is easy to use – all the knobs, sliders and buttons are easy to access. However, this model may cost around $160. This model provides you with the natural and clear vinyl records sound.

Common features

Product

Stanton T55USB

Model

T55USB

Brand

Stanton

Rating

4.0 of 5

Reviews

22

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

3,5

Supplied headshell weight, g

10

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Model

Stanton 500.V3

Motor

Drive method

belt

Platter type

aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45

Torque

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.2

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

50

Gain

Output level

Controls

Operation type

automatic

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

+/-10

Braking system

electronic

Connections

USB

1

RCA

1

Other

has not

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

has not

Power

Motor type

DC

Power consumption, W

6.5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

8.7 x 45.2 x 37/3.4 x 17.7 x 14.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.5/5.4

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