Audio Technica AT-LP2X Turntable
The AT-LP2X combines hi-fi features in a stylish design to deliver stunning sonic quality at a great price. It is perfect if you’re looking for an automatic turntable that will grow with your needs as you build out the perfect home stereo system. It boasts ease-of-use, performance, affordability and options to add-on or upgrade the turntable’s key features.
The AT-LP2X is a fully automatic belt-drive turntable with switchable controls to play 12” and 7” vinyl records at one of two speeds—33-1/3 and 45 RPM. Being fully automatic, starting and stopping your records is done simply by pressing the START and STOP buttons on the front of the player. With these controls, you won’t need to manually lift the needle to play your favourite music—the buttons will automatically lift and place the tonearm. Should you wish to do it manually, however, a hydraulically-damped lift control allows the stylus to be precisely and safely lowered and raised at any point on the record.
The Audio Technica AT-LP2X is a well designed turntable that provides good sound and the convenience of fully automatic cueing. Audio Technica understands what it takes to create entry-level products. It grasps what each performance is about, prioritising an entertaining performance ahead of focusing on any particular facet. The evident musicality of the LP2X will rise to a prominence, allowing the ear to just enjoy the performance and the passion behind the presentation. It’s superbly balanced, and keeps the music’s intentions as its focus. Feed it a bassy dance track, and expect the AT-LP2X to pick up the pace and put some punch into the low end. Overall it’s balance keeps the music’s character its priority.
This full automatic turntable doesn’t have too many buttons or dials, which makes it super easy to use. Weighing in at around a very solid 5kg, the AT-LP2X feels as premium as it looks. Above all, it’s a thoroughly entertaining listen and puts very few steps wrong at it's price. At this price, there’s little else that is as enjoyable to listen to and has so much to offer. This is entry-level, but not as you know it.
- Fully-automatic belt-drive turntable
- Two speeds: 33-1/3, 45 RPM
- Balanced straight tone arm with hydraulically damped lift control and tone armrest
- Built-in switchable PHONO/LINE pre-amplifier
- Attached dual-RCA output cable
- ½" mount universal BLACK headshell
- AT91R Dual Moving Magnet RED phono cartridge and long-life diamond stylus
- Anti-resonance, die-cast aluminium platter with felt mat
- Damped base construction for reduced low-frequency feedback coloration
- Includes 45 RPM adapter and removable hinged smoked dust cover
Belt-drive turntable, fully automatic
33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM
|Wow and Flutter||
Less than 0.25% (WTD) @ 3 kHz (JIS)
>50 dB (DIN-B)
Pre-amp “PHONO”: 1.5-3.6 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
129-313 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
|Phono Pre-Amp Gain||
36 dB nominal, RIAA equalized
|Power Supply Requirements||
240V AC, 60 Hz
43.4cm W x 12.7cm H x 35cm D
AT91R Dual Moving Magnet RED stereo cartridge with a replaceable stylus; 1/2″ mount universal headshell; power cord; 45 RPM adapter; removable hinged dust cover; 4mm felt