Audio-Technica has introduced an all-new lineup of turntables at CES 2019. From professional DJ turntables to entry-level and include Audio-Technica’s first-ever turntable and headphones bundle, the AT-LP60XHP. Not only that, but the company is also debuting a number of turntable and record cleaning accessories which would be great for all vinyl lovers alike.
There's a noticeable amount of upgrades with the new Turntables, not only do they all come with high-quality phono cartridges but feature sleeker, updated styling in a variety of finishes. The new models include the following:
• AT-LPW40WN manual belt-drive turntable with wood finish
The AT-LPW40WN is a fully manual, belt-drive turntable that is designed to give you optimal high-fidelity audio reproduction from vinyl. It features an aesthetically pleasing anti-resonance MDF (medium density fiberboard) plinth with simulated walnut wood veneer to limit low-frequency acoustical feedback and a sensor-monitored motor to ensure accurate platter rotation speeds at 33-1/3 and 45 RPM.
• AT-LPW30TK manual belt-drive turntable with wood finish
The AT-LPW30TK is also a fully manual, belt-drive turntable designed to give you optimal high-fidelity audio reproduction from vinyl, just like the AT-LPW40WN. The two-speed (33-1/3 and 45 RPM) turntable features an aesthetically pleasing anti-resonance MDF (medium density fiberboard) plinth with simulated teak veneer to limit low-frequency acoustical feedback.
• AT-LP140XP direct-drive for professional DJ/home use
Audio-Technica’s AT-LP140XP professional DJ turntable is designed to deliver exceptional sound quality and extended reliability. Its high-torque motor will ensure quick start-up and exacting speed stability for 33-1/3, 45 and also 78 RPM playback. It is equipped with an S-shaped tonearm with height adjustment (vertical tracking angle), tracking force and anti-skate adjustment and is supplied with the new high-output AT-XP3 DJ cartridge. Its die-cast aluminium platter and anti-resonance hybrid steel/polymer deck further contribute to the turntable’s rock-solid performance. They are available in silver and black, the AT-LP140XP has DJ-friendly features such as a start/stop button, forward/reverse play, selectable pitch change, a stylus target light and more.
• AT-LP120XUSB direct-drive for professional/home use with USB
The AT-LP120XUSB (which is available in silver and black) is supplied with a high-performance AT-VM95E cartridge -mounted into an HS6 headshell. The cartridge is compatible with any VM95 Series replacement stylus, for a choice of stylus options for every application and budget. Its numerous additional features include a USB output ( which allow you to convert records to digital audio), 33-1/3, 45 and 78 RPM speeds, and lots more.
• AT-LP60XHP fully-automatic turntable/headphones bundle
You can find the AT-LP60XHP packaged with the all new ATH-250AV over-ear headphones, which plug into the turntable’s built-in headphone amplifier with volume control, this is a fantastic feature especially fi you're a DJ. The ATH-250AV features large-diameter 40 mm drivers for clear, crisp, detailed sound with powerful bass, a natural midrange and extended treble. The ATH-250AV’s lightweight construction and comfortable sound-isolating earpads ensures long-wearing comfort.
• AT-LP60XBT fully-automatic wireless belt-drive with Bluetooth®
• AT-LP60XUSB fully-automatic belt-drive with USB
Audio-Technica’s AT-LP60XBT perfectly combines high-quality record playback with the convenience of wireless operation, which is big in todays society. All you have to do is pair the turntable with compatible Bluetooth headphones, wireless speakers or other devices for cord-free listening in a home, apartment or living room. In addition, the AT-LP60XBT can be used as a conventional wired turntable. The AT-LP60XUSB will be ideal for anyone who wants to transfer their rare and valuable records to digital music files for go-anywhere listening.
• AT-LP60X fully-automatic belt-drive
The AT-LP60X offers you entry level sound at a low price. Its fully-automatic operation, ease of use and upgraded performance from the highly popular AT-LP60 make it the perfect entry-level turntable for first-time vinyl enthusiasts, those on a budget but want to love their precious vinyl as well as those who want to rediscover their record collection from all those years ago.(Avaliable in 5 Colours.)
If you'd like to know prices and other accessories that may come with the turntables coming in 2019 head over to Audio-Technicas Website.