TEAC TN-420 Belt-Driven Turntable with S-Shaped Tonearm (Tie-Dye)

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  • Brand: TEAC
  • Product Code: TN-420

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  • $449.99



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What better way to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love than with the certifiably far-out TN-420 turntable?

Beneath the groovy exterior, this 2-speed turntable combines a high density MDF base with an expertly machined aluminum platter to deliver incredible resonance rejection, speed control and audio fidelity. And for easy connection to virtually any audio system, the TN-420 features switchable Phono / Line level outputs on RCA connectors and a digital output on USB for easy connection to a Mac or PC for playback and archiving of your favorite LPs.  

A fusion of unique appearance and excellent sound.                                                                                                    

A unique Tie-Dye color design

The eye-catching appearance of the TN-420-TD is achieved through a modern hydro-graphics printing process and adds a groovy touch to any music room. And just below this colorful is a high density MDF cabinet designed to minimize unwanted resonance during playback.

Aluminum belt-drive turntable

The high inertia aluminum die-cast platter is driven by a high-torque DC motor with durable Neoprene® rubber belt to achieve stable rotation. In addtition, highly accurate rotation of this platter is maintained by a polished spindle (machined from a stainless steel block) and a durable bronze spindle holder.

MM type cartridge phono equalizer amplifier

Enjoy vinyl playback with any amplifier. The TN-420-TD supports both both Phono and Line output, and allows you to enjoy your favorite albums on virtually any music system.

Built-in USB Digital Output and Analog Phono/Line Output

An On-board Analog-to-Digital converter from Texas Instruments allows you to transfer music via USB to your PC and to create CD-quality backups of your favotire albums. In addition, a pair of gold-plated RCA connectors are employed for reliable connection to either the Line or Phono inputs of your receveiver and amplifier.

Corrosion resistant gold plated terminals

To ensure years of reliable performance, Gold-plated terminals on the head shell connectors prevent oxidation over time. 

Static balanced S-shaped tone arm

Due to increased mass, an S-shaped tone arm is employed for high tracking accuracy. Coupled with an adjustable anti-skating mechanism, the TN-420-TD will help you to get up and rocking in no time.  

2-speed Turntable including 33-1/3 and 45 RPM for LP/EP record playback

Perfect for albums or singles, the TN-420-TD features both 33-1/3 and 45 RPM playback and a manual tone-arm lifter for complete control of your music experience.

audio-technica MM(VM)type phonograph cartridge AT95E

The TN-420-TD comes with an audio-technica ​​VM-type cartridge, which carries a reputation for accuracy, clarity and detail.

Feature List                                                                                                                                                                

  • 2-speed Turntable including 33-1/3 and 45 RPM for LP/EP record playback
  • Unique Tie-Dye finish
  • Built-in phono equalizer amplifier for MM type cartridge (Line/Phono output switchable)
  • USB digital output for transferring music from vinyl to Mac or PC
  • Belt-drive turntable for enhanced speed control and consistency
  • Manual arm lifter for direct tone arm control
  • Static balanced S-shaped Tone Arm
  • Replaceable Head shell
  • Anti-skating system prevents tracking errors
  • Heavy-weight Aluminum Die-cast Platter
  • Japan made ​​MM-type cartridge (audio-technica AT95E) included
  • Corrosion resistant gold-plated terminals

Turntable section

 

Drive System

Belt Drive

Motor

DC Motor

Speed

33 1/3 RPM, 45 RPM

Rotation Speed Variation

+/–2%

Wow and Flutter

0.2%

Signal-to-Noise Ratio

67dB or higher (A-weighted, 20kHz LPF)
60dB or higher (unweighted, 20kHz LPF)

Platter

Aluminum Die-cast

Diameter of Platter

12", 30cm

Tonearm section

 

Type

Static Balance, S-shaped

Effective Arm Length

8.8", 223mm

Stylus Pressure Range

0 to 5g

Supported Cartridge Weight

3.5 to 6.5g

Anti-skating Adjustment

Supported

Cartridge section

 

Type

MM type (audio-technica AT95E factory installed)

Stylus Shape

Elliptical

Stylus Construction

Bonded Round Shank

Mount

Half inch

Frequency Response

20Hz to 20kHz

Channel Separation

20dB at 1kHz

Channel Balance

2.0dB

Tracking Force

1.5 to 2.5g

Vertical Tracking Angle

20 degrees

Supported Load Impedance

47k ohms

Output Voltage

3.5mV (1kHz, 5cm/sec.)

Stylus Pressure

2.0g +/–0.5g

Cartridge Weight

5.7g +/–0.5g

Head-shell Weight

10g (including Screws, Nuts and Wires)

Replacement Stylus

audio-technica ATN95E

Phono Equalizer Amplifier

 

Type of Amplifier

MM type (On/Thru switchable)

Analog Output

 

Connector

RCA Pin jack (Gold-plated)

Output Voltage

Phono/Line switchable

Phono Output

4.5mV +/–3dB

Line Output

120mV (–13dBV)

USB Output section

 

Connector

USB B type

Output Signal

PCM 48kHz/16-bit

Supported OS

Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
OS X Lion (10.7)
OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)
OS X Mavericks (10.9)
OS X Yosemite (10.10)
OS X El Capitan (10.11)
macOS Sierra (10.12)

Power

AC 100 to 240V, 50/60Hz

Power Consumption

1.5W (less than 0.5W at Standby)

Overall Dimensions
(W x H x D)

16.5" x 4.6" x 14.0"
420 x 117 x 356 mm

Weight

 Approx. 10.8 lbs.  4.9 kg

Accessories

Felt Mat, EP Adapter, Counter Weight,  Head-shell (audio-technica AT95E), Platter, Dust Cover, Rubber Feet for Dust Cover x2, Hinge x2, RCA Audio Cable, AC Adapter (GPE053A-120050-1), Owner's Manual (including Warranty Card)

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