AUDIO TECHNICA

Audio Technica LP5 Direct Drive High Fidelity Turntable

Model: AT LP5

SKU: 948051 Product ID: 830229

  • Direct drive technology
  • Stereo analog input via RCA connectors
  • Switchable phono pre-amp
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Description

    Overview

    The landmark Audio-Technica AT-LP5 is proof positive that an affordable turntable can deliver the  performance, design and reliability expected of high-fidelity models. A perfect balance of technology and design, the sleek contemporary lines of the AT-LP5 turntable grace any room in the home, while delivering performance features born out of Audio-Technica’s rich analog heritage.

    The direct-drive turntable with its precision-engineered cast aluminium record platter, fitted with the exclusive high-performance AT95EX Dual Moving Magnet cartridge, itself mounted on an AT-HS10 lightweight headshell, proves the LP5 doesn’t compromise when it comes to materials and components.


    Key Features

    Direct drive technology provides stable rotation

    Comes fitted with the new AT95EX high-performance cartridge, exclusively designed for the AT-LP5

    Anti-vibration materials to minimise unwanted resonance

    Adjustable feet for accurate levelling

    Stereo analog input via RCA connectors and grounding connector

    USB output with included Audacity software to transfer your vinyl to MP3

    Switchable phono pre-amp

Details

    DJ / Pro audio device - Turntables

    Turntable Drive Type - Direct

    Turntable Automation Type - Manual

    Turntable Operating Speeds - 33/45

    Turntable Phono Pre-Amp - True

    Turntable Cartridge/Stylus Type - AT95EX Dual Moving Magnet/AT-HS10

    Vinyl Recording to PC via USB - Yes

    Turntable Platter Construction - Die-cast aluminum

    Turntable Dust Cover Included - True

    Colour - Black

    RCA Outputs - True

    Product Height (mm) - 157.0

    Product Width (mm) - 450.0

    Product Depth (mm) - 352.0

    Product Weight (kg) - 10.5

    Manufacturer's warranty - 1 Year

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Turn back the clock Purchased this unit from JBhifi Geppsx about 3 weeks ago. Pros: Heavy unit ie 10kg !, looks expensive & sleek, Direct-drive, easy setup no alignment required, sounds good straight out ( a touch bright initially) of the box but gets better/ warmer after a few weeks once stylus beds in, sturdy dampening/ anti vibration feet works effectively even placing TT next to my speaker, universal inerchangeable headshell making/having multiple cartridge swap a breeze. Cons: cheap, inferior rca cable supplied, on/off push button located at the rear of unit next to power cable
Date published: 2017-07-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Ducks Nuts for the Price I was looking for a decent turntable, having bought a dodgy Rega Turntable and had nothing but problems. I thought I'd check out this turntable from Audio Technica. Well unpacking the beast was a job in itself, with each component firmly secured. It came with an alignment template for the stylus and full instructions on "setup". The power cord is removable, along with the RCA Terminals - which is a bonus because you can add your own RCA cable for a desired length. A USB interface is great, if you wish to record to PC. Once all is set up, this unit sounds absolutely fantastic !
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from LP5 a refined, understated and very capable Phono I bought the LP5 after looking at LP 120 and the Project turntables, I connected it to a Denon AVR and Dali speakers. It was packed very well with clear instructions for the assembly and alignment of the tonearm and perspex lid. The unit connected directly into the Phono jacks of the AVR input. It is manual operation except for the tone arm lifting/lowering. The turntable plays 33 and 45 rpm and has an adapter for the large hole LP/Singles. It plays really well and I have used albums from the 1970's and 80s so far. Sound interference from outside is attenuated by the large dampened feet used to support the turntable. Care needs to be taken when closing the lid when playing as it may cause some sound interference. Overall I am very happy with the turntable and delighted to be able to play my old vinyls again.
Date published: 2016-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Value I bought this turntable 1 week ago to replace my Linn Sondek LP12. In my opinion this turntable sounds just as good if not better and has so many more features. Direct drive, two speed, pre amplifier built in and digital USB output and if that isn't enough, it looks great.
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really good turntable Got a huge discount from jb hi-fi that changed my decision of buying it overseas. This turntable rightly deserves the five star reviews it has received. Keep your eyes open for more genuine deals. John
Date published: 2016-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb quality in every way We did a lot of research before we bought this turntable - and the reviews are right. It is superb in every way. The sound, the look, the ease of use and the superior finishes are all there.
Date published: 2016-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Turntable Paired this turntable with some Klipsch active reference speakers. I'm really pleased with the purchase. The sound is fantastic, easy to set up, looks great in my listening room.
Date published: 2017-09-08
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