Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Turntable with USB


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  • $249.99

  • $299.95

This professional stereo turntable features a high-torquedirect-drive motor for quick start-ups and a USB output that connects directlyto your computer. Other features include: forward and reverse play capability;cast aluminum platter with slip mat and a start/stop button; three speeds33/45/78; selectable high-accuracy quartz-controlled pitch lock and pitchchange slider control with +/-10% or +/-20% adjustment ranges; and removablehinged dust cover. A selectable internal stereo phono pre-amplifier allows theturntable to plug directly to components with no dedicated turntable input. AUSB cable and adapter cables are included along with Mac- and PC-compatibleAudacity software to digitize your LPs. 

  • Convert your vinyl records to digital audio files
  • Mac- and PC-compatible Audacity software digitizes your records

Direct-drive, high-torque motor 

  • Fully manual operation
  • Selectable 33/45/78 RPM speeds
  • Professional anti-resonance, die-cast aluminum platter with slip mat
  • ½” mount universal headshell with AT95E Dual Magnet™ phono cartridge and long-life diamond stylus
  • Balanced S-shaped tone arm with hydraulically damped lift control and lockable rest
  • Built-in switchable phono pre-amplifier with RCA output cables
  • Stroboscopic platter with speed indicator
  • Forward/reverse operation and variable pitch control with quartz speed lock
  • Popup stylus target light for easier cueing in low light
  • Includes: Mac- and PC-compatible Audacity software, USB cable, Two output adapter cables (dual RCA female to mini-plug male & dual RCA female to mini-plug female), Power cord, 45 RPM adapter, Phono cartridge (78 RPM records require additional cartridge, not included), Counterweight, Slip mat, Removable hinged dust cover


3-speed, fully manual operation


DC motor

Drive Method Direct Drive

Direct drive


33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM, 78 RPM

Pitch Variation

+/-10% or +/-20%

Turntable Platter

Die-cast aluminum

Starting Torque

>1.6 kgf-cm

Braking System

Electronic brake

Wow and Flutter

<0.2% WRMS (33 RPM)

Signal-to-Noise Ratio

>50 dB

Output Level

Pre-amp "PHONO": 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec 
Pre-amp "LINE": 150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec

Phono Pre-Amp Gain

36 dB nominal, RIAA equalized

USB Function

A/D, D/A - 16 bit 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz USB selectable; 
Computer interface - USB 1.1 Compliant Windows XP, Vista or MAC OSX

Power Supply Requirements

115/230V AC, 60/50 Hz

Power Consumption



450.0 mm (17.72") W x 352.0 mm (13.86") D x 157.0 mm (6.1") H 


10.7 kg (23.5 lbs.)

Accessories Included

Headshell/cartridge; AC line cord; dual RCA (female) to 3.5 mm (1/8") mini-plug (male) stereo adapter cable; dual RCA (female) to 3.5 mm (1/8") mini-plug (female) stereo adapter cable; 45 RPM adapter; USB cable; recording software

Please note: As of September 2011, the AT-LP120-USB includes the AT95E cartridge, replacing the ATP-2XN cartridge.