Established in 1962, Audio-Technica is a worldwide group of companies devoted to the design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of problem-solving audio equipment. Initially known for state-of-the-art phonograph cartridges, A-T now creates high-performance microphones, headphones, wireless systems, mixers and electronic products for home and ...Read More
Great Record Player for Old and New Records. I bought this as my first record player. I have a fairly large collection with old scratched up records from Vera Lynn and Nat King Cole, through the 60's through to 2014! Everything from singles and cheaply made records to 180gram records all work and sound great! My recent favorites inlcuding Daft Punk sound absolutely incredible. This record player is easy to use, extremely reliable and sounds excellent. I highly recommend it.
Awesome turn table! I have owned this since June of 2013 and it is used almost every day by either me or my wife. We have enjoyed hearing vinyl again and have expanded our collection with classic albums and new 180 gram reissues. This is excellent for recording via USB to digital files, I have tons of albums on my iPod. The USB that came with it was a little short to my liking but I bought a longer one for about 7 bucks on Amazon. The tonearm took some time to set up just right but I watched the many helpful videos on YouTube by Audio Technica and some more by fans of this TT. This model comes with the AT95E stylus which tracks at 2 grams. The previous stylus no longer comes with the LP120. Trust me, this one is better (it is the GREEN cartridge). The direct drive can stop on a dime! Pitch control is something I would never use but it has a nice feel to its "slide" and clicks into place in the middle. Hit "quartz" and it instantly tracks at the normal speed. The unit weighs around 25 pounds and that's a good thing. I've noticed that the Popup Stylus Target Light gets a little warm after it's been on for a while so I use it when I need it but mostly leave it turned off. I almost bought the USB LP60 and I am glad I got this one instead. The direct drive and adjustable tone arm and anti-skate sold me on this model. It has been nice to hear Hendrix, Styx, Zeppelin and The Beatles again and the Beatles remasters sound awesome. Thanks AT for making such a nice TT! For those wondering this does not have an auto return but most good turn tables do not have this, I don't mind a bit. Best advice is to stay AWAY from those all-in-one units you see in the big box stores that also have cassette and CD. Those things will eat your records for breakfast!
An excellent value, comparable to more costly units. Although the dust cover is a trifle thin, it is easily removeable. I think the rest of the AT-LP60 turntable is super! I did some web and in-person research before selecting the Audio-Technica and was impressed that the configuration of the controls and functions are the same as some units costing $40-$60 more. I was not sure what to expect at this price point. I have conected this turntable to an older Sony stereo receiver. Set up was quite easy, instructions concise, and I was immediatley impressed with the quality of the sould output. Overall, I would say that this is an excellent value and I am very pleased with my purchase.
Sounds very good. This unit sounds very very good. I do not seem to hear any popping or other abstract noise using the RCA connections to my Audiophile stereo. I am not sure if there is some software or firmware that if filtering the sound but it seems to be. I would recommend this to anyone who wants a simple easy to use turntable. Only thing I would add is that it seems a little flat IMO.
Great starter turntable ready to plug and play. This was a great first turntable. It has solid build quality and has the classic Japanese direct drive turntable look. It has really clean and resolved sound quality for the price. The built in phono preamp is great for plug and play capability and upgrading cartridges is fairly easy with the detachable headshell. I recommend Audio Technica's own AT440MLa. It brings out the most from this turntable. Another great feature is the option for 78rpm for older records if you also have a 78rpm needle. The speed is dead on being a direct drive Quartz locked table and I have not been disappointed at all.
Great Turntable! I set out to get a turntable specifically to just play my records which had been in boxes for years. It was time to bring them out...just because! I have all my music on CD and other digital media but that is not the point. This turntable was reasonably priced as I did not want to spend $400.00 on a turntable! so I went into my local Audio store and saw this and thought to myself "Hey!". So I bought it, took it home and had it set up and playing...an original Beatle record in no time. Having the option to put my vinyl to digital is a bonus. As for sound quality...good as any! Besides, living in a condo doesn't give much opportunity to crank it to 11! Good product.
New to Vinyls. Only just got this turntable but am already amazed. I had it set up to my speakers and playing my first vinyl within 5 minutes of receiving the parcel. At first looking at the pictures of the cables I was wondering how it would fit into my speaker but they don't show a picture of the cable attached to the back which fits perfectly. The quality of sound for the price is also exceptional. In conclusion this turntable is perfect if you are looking to start a vinyl collection without too much money.
Excellent for the cost. This TT is built to last. The quality in the construction is immediately apparent--the whole table is smooth, sleek, and solid as a rock. It weighs quite a lot, which is one of the reasons I decided to buy it. Everything is fantastic and reliable. The cartridge could be slightly better, but you can buy a decent one on Amazon for cheap. Everything else is superb. I love the direct drive and the electronic braking features, as well as the pitch control and reverse play, even though I'm not a DJ (I just like to fiddle about!). Wonderful turntable.
Great Value for the DJ Hobbyist who want the real feel of vi. Started back DJing after several long years away from the craft. Decided to go with a controller instead of a pair of turntables; paying 500+ for a pair of 1200's is out the question. And I have a limited record collection. I read about the AT LP120 was impressed by it's appearance and the reviews. I had to see for myself, I already had a Technics SL-D2. Order one Audio Technica LP120. Un-boxed it and was very impressed. It's heavy which gave me confidence that it's sturdy. I am using a the VMS4 with VDJ 7 Pro, I setup and configured timecoding. And bingo, I have the option to use the tracks on my PC and my vinyl collection. I definitely going to a second AT LP120 in a few weeks. Thanks Audio Technica. I do have one suggest, make some in a dark blue or black.
Fantastic direct drive USB turntable. This is a fantastic, fantastic turntable. Did I mention that it's fantastic? The turntable comes packaged with an ATP-2XN catridge, so it literally is a plug-and-play product. The usb and rca outputs are both amplified to line level so you can plug this turntable directly into your computer, a line in, a "tape in," "cd in" or an "aux in" without needing a phono preamp. The motor is high torque and hits 100% speed in about 1/3 of a revolution. This is extremely important if you're using the turntable for DJ applications. What I like most about this turntable is very well engineered, perfectly dimensional S-Curve tonearm. As long as you consider compliance and the weight of your headshell, this turntable has given me surprisingly great results with a few low output moving coil cartridges.
Solid basic performer. For a second or third turntable, or a primary unit for the non-audiophile, this is probably the best choice out there for the money. Being fully automatic, you don't have to worry about getting to personal with the discs (which can lead to damage in the wrong hands.) The sound quality is much better than one might expect from a budget unit. It has a decent built-in preamp so you can connect it to any type of amplification. This is also convenient for those wishing to use this table to record their records onto digital formats. The small, lightweight nature of the unit also lends itself to that use, as you can easily sit in on the desk next to your computer and spend some happy time recording your discs. There is one major flaw with the design that I must complain about however, and that is the lack of a tonearm lock. Shame on Audio Technica for this. They couldn't include a ten cent piece of plastic to lock the tonearm down when not in use? It was really chintzy of them to do that...and the included twist tie that kept the tonearm in place during shipping. Yeah...tacky.
Established in 1962, Audio-Technica is a worldwide group of companies devoted to the design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of problem-solving audio equipment. Initially known for state-of-the-art phonograph cartridges, A-T now creates high-performance microphones, headphones, wireless systems, mixers and electronic products for home and professional use.
Winner of numerous industry awards, Audio-Technica manufactures products that set quality, durability and price/performance standards for live sound tours, broadcast and recording studios, corporate and government facilities, house-of-worship venues, and more.