Markertek - The Future of Broadcast Supply

Call 800-522-2025
M-F 8:30am - 7pm EST

Free Shipping Promo Box
details

FREE SHIPPING No Minimum Order!

SHOP MARKERTEK EVERYDAY for all of your needs. Free shipping on almost every order placed on our website.
Special order & oversized freight intensive items ship at an additional cost. Continental US orders only.
Ask about our new Economy International Shipping Options.

Secure LoginClose X

Returning Markertek Customers

New Markertek Customers





Why Create an Account?

Creating a Markertek account now will save you time on future orders. You'll have full access to your order history and a personalized shopping experience.

 
Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable
  • Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable
  • Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable
 
Questions? Ask a Markertek Expert:
800-522-2025 Email

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

Manufacturer: Audio-Technica

Item #: AT-LP120-USB   •   MFG #: AT-LP120-USB

 


Our Price:$299.00

free ship
 
 
Availability: Usually ships in 3-10 business days
i
This item is currently out of stock and will ship the minute we receive it – normally 3-10 business days. Need it sooner? Call 800-522-2025 and we'll make it happen,or email Customer Service for expedited delivery options. Certain Non-Stock Items Valued over $50.00 may Ship FREE UPS GROUND in the Continental US. Multiple quantities of the same non-Stock Item Valued below $50.00 may be ordered to meet the $50 minimum order requirement to qualify for Free UPS Ground Freight. This offer does not apply to certain freight-intensive or hazardous items. Certain restrictions may apply.
 
 
     

    Share!

     
     
     

    This professional stereo turntable features a high-torque direct-drive motor for quick start-ups and a USB output that connects directly to your computer. Other features include: forward and reverse play capability; cast aluminum platter with slip mat and a start/stop button; three speeds 33/45/78; selectable high-accuracy quartz-controlled pitch lock and pitch change slider control with +/-10% or +/-20% adjustment ranges; and removable hinged dust cover. A selectable internal stereo phono pre-amplifier allows the turntable to plug directly to components with no dedicated turntable input. A USB cable and adapter cables are included along with Mac- and PC-compatible Audacity software to digitize your LPs.

    Includes the AT95E (green) cartridge.

     
    • Features

      • USB output-connects directly to your computer for plug-&-play use
      • Mac- and PC-compatible Audacity software digitizes your LPs
      • Direct drive high-torque motor
      • Selectable 33/45/78 RPM speeds
      • Professional cast aluminum platter with slip mat
      • ½-inch mount universal headshell with Dual Magnet phono cartridge
      • Balanced tone arm with soft damping control
      • Switchable built-in pre-amplifier with line-level RCA output cables
      • Included cables connect to your stereo or powered speakers
      • Stroboscopic platter speed indicator
      • Forward and reverse play
       
    • Specifications

      • Turntable Specifications
      • Type 3-speed, fully manual operation
      • Motor DC motor
      • Drive Method Direct Drive Direct drive
      • Speeds 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 11W
      • Dimensions 450.0 mm (17.72") W x 352.0 mm (13.86") D x 157.0 mm (6.1") H
      • Weight 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.
        Cartridge Specifications:
      • Frequency response: 20 - 20,000 Hz.
      • Channel separation: >20 dB at 1 kHz.
      • Vertical tracking force: 1.5 - 2.5 grams.
      • Stylus construction: Bonded round shank.
      • Output: 3.5 mV at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec.
      • Channel balance: 2.0 dB.
      • Stylus shape: 0.4 x 0.7 mil elliptical.
      • Cantilever: Aluminum.
      • Mount: Half-inch.
      • Replacement stylus: ATN95E.
       
    • Item Includes

      • Direct Drive Professional Stereo USB turntable.
      • Mac- and PC-compatible Audacity software.
      • USB cable.
      • Adapter cables.
      • Headshell/cartridge (AT95E).
      • AC line cord.
      • Dual RCA (female) to 3.5 mm (1/8") miniplug (male) stereo adapter cable.
      • Dual RCA (female) to 3.5 mm (1/8") mini-plug (female) stereo adapter cable.
      • 45 RPM adapter.
       
     

    REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

    by PowerReviews
    AUDIO-TECHNICAAudio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable
     
    4.4

    (based on 73 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (46)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (17)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (4)

    78%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Casual listening (42)
    • Archiving (26)
    • Excellent sound (12)
    • Consistent (10)
    • Versatile (10)

    Cons

    • Poor quality sound (4)
    • Not consistent (3)
    • Wears over time (3)

    Best Uses

    No Best Uses
      • Reliability:
      •  
      • Audio Quality:
      •  
      • Durability:
      •  
      • Ease of Use:
      •  

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Fantastic player

    Simply put, I think you should give serious consideration to purchasing this player. For an in depth analysis, I have made a video review. If you would like more information, I have...Read complete review

    Simply put, I think you should give serious consideration to purchasing this player. For an in depth analysis, I have made a video review. If you would like more information, I have included the link to a youtube video.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Did not work out of the box

    I am so very disappointed. The design and features and look of this turntable are great.

    But after setting it up we found that only the Left channel was working and the...Read complete review

    I am so very disappointed. The design and features and look of this turntable are great.

    But after setting it up we found that only the Left channel was working and the right channel is dead, whether on Line Out or Phono Out. We checked the stylus, the wiring of the stylus, fiddled with the arm height, weight, skate force, tried different records. We soo wanted this to be fixable. But sadly no.

    Defective product out of the box so back it goes.

    I so wanted to believe that the reviews that were negative here were one off lemon examples. But now I think I'll buy a different product and buy it locally not over the web.

    Disappointed.

    Reviewed by 73 customers

    Displaying reviews 1-10

    Back to top

    Previous | Next »

     
    5.0

    Best turntable under $100 anywhere

    By VinylN00b

    from Washington, DC

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Limited Features

    Best Uses

      Comments about AUDIO-TECHNICA Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable:

      This record player has the best sound you'll ever find for this price. The money for other budget turntables tends to go into design rather than sound quality. This is quick to set up, easy to use and it sounds great with good speakers. Because of the limited features, it isn't very customizable. We tried to use a cork mat, but it's thicker than the standard mat provided with this turntable. Since we can't raise the tonearm to compensate, it resulted in a little bit of sound distortion. But if you're not looking to spend a lot of money on a turntable to start with, this can help restrain the urge to spend money on all the little upgrades. This is still hands down the best turntable in this price range.

      • How long have you used this product?:
      • Less than a month
      • Reliability:
      •  
      • Audio Quality:
      •  
      • Durability:
      •  
      • Ease of Use:
      •  

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Get what you pay for with this model

      By Dr. J

      from Asheville, NC

      Pros

        Cons

        • Wears Over Time

        Best Uses

          Comments about AUDIO-TECHNICA Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable:

          I was so excited about my purchase initially, the sound quality was good for the price and it was easy to use. I've used this product about an hour per week over the 1year I've owned it and it is no longer working. It can't seem to get up to speed and the needle can't figure out the proper place to touch down on the record(that occurred 6months into use but could be rectified manually). I figure paying for repair and the hassle of returning it isn't worth it. Another product for the landfill.

          • How long have you used this product?:
          • Up to a year
          • Reliability:
          •  
          • Audio Quality:
          •  
          • Durability:
          •  
          • Ease of Use:
          •  

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great, once you get rid of the internal preamp

          By LancesUK

          from São Paulo, Brazil

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Excellent Sound
          • Professional Features
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about AUDIO-TECHNICA Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable:

              For the money, this is a great turntable. Unfortunately, it is plagued by its cheap internal preamp, which dampens the highs and muddies the lows. Bypassing it doesn't solve the issue because the signal still runs through some capacitors. The only solution is getting rid of it altogether. The are a couple of videos on Youtube showing one how to do that. I've done this to mine and the results were unbelievable. Suddenly my LP120 produced more detailed highs and tighter lows and everything just sounded clearer.

              I wish Audio Technica would sell a version of the LP120 without the internal pre amp, so us users wouldn't need to resort to such measures in order to extract the most from this otherwise brilliant turntable.

              If you guys are reading this, please make an Lp120 without the preamp. Everyone would benefit from the choice!

              • How long have you used this product?:
              • Over a year
              • Reliability:
              •  
              • Audio Quality:
              •  
              • Durability:
              •  
              • Ease of Use:
              •  
               
              3.0

              Very poor quality

              By Rob

              from Dallas

              Pros

                Cons

                • Poor Quality Sound
                • Wears Over Time

                Best Uses

                  Comments about AUDIO-TECHNICA Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable:

                  Out of box, only one audio connector worked. I will need to send back entire unit because they made a very wise decision to wire the audio cables directly to the processor board. Who does that?

                  • How long have you used this product?:
                  • Less than a month
                  • Reliability:
                  •  
                  • Audio Quality:
                  •  
                  • Durability:
                  •  
                  • Ease of Use:
                  •  
                   
                  4.0

                  i will buy again

                  By H

                  from Richmond, VA

                  Comments about AUDIO-TECHNICA Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable:

                  The left output was broken when we received it. It's hard wired so we can't fix it.

                  • How long have you used this product?:
                  • Less than a month
                  • Reliability:
                  •  
                  • Audio Quality:
                  •  
                  • Durability:
                  •  
                  • Ease of Use:
                  •  

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Fantastic Product, super easy, looks great!

                  By BG9000

                  from Denver, CO

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Excellent Sound
                  • Professional Features
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about AUDIO-TECHNICA Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable:

                      I have a Technics 1200 MKVI and this Audio-Tecnica was a great addition to my business location, out of the box simple set up and use and a fantastic bang for the buck!

                      • How long have you used this product?:
                      • Less than a month
                      • Reliability:
                      •  
                      • Audio Quality:
                      •  
                      • Durability:
                      •  
                      • Ease of Use:
                      •  
                       
                      5.0

                      An 80's fan

                      By Em the 80's Jedi

                      from Lima, Perú

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Excellent Sound

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about AUDIO-TECHNICA Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable:

                          I used to look for high quality audio equipment, but everything I found was not cheap. About a week ago found an ad with this awesome product and decided to give it a chance. It is great!!
                          Now I have all of my vinyl records been played over and over :)

                          • How long have you used this product?:
                          • Less than a month
                          • Reliability:
                          •  
                          • Audio Quality:
                          •  
                          • Durability:
                          •  
                          • Ease of Use:
                          •  

                          (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          Worst turntable I've ever purchased

                          By Matthew

                          from Tucson, AZ

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                          • Not Consistent
                          • Poor Quality Sound

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about AUDIO-TECHNICA Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable:

                            I try to use this turntable to play a wide variety of records. Rock to Jazz to Classical and everything in between. I play old vinyl and newer 180 gram stuff. The sound is always distorted for deep bass. And the skipping. DO NOT BUY THIS IF YOU WANT TO PLAY NEW VINYL. You know what, just don't buy this. I contacted support and they sent me a weight for the cart to prevent skipping. They didn't send along any instructions on how to use it, but after I figured it out it made the distortion way worse. Look on the web. This thing is junk. I'm sorry I ever bought it and its too late to return now. Buyer beware.

                            • How long have you used this product?:
                            • Up to a year
                            • Reliability:
                            •  
                            • Audio Quality:
                            •  
                            • Durability:
                            •  
                            • Ease of Use:
                            •  

                            (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Lots of peeps modify these

                            By Stos

                            from L,pool uk

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Professional Features
                            • Versatile

                            Cons

                            • Poor Quality Sound

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about AUDIO-TECHNICA Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable:

                              Comes with poor cartridge even though at produces at440mla surely should be optional as shure m97×e/jico sas combo expensive

                              • How long have you used this product?:
                              • Less than a month
                              • Audio Quality:
                              •  
                              • Durability:
                              •  
                              • Ease of Use:
                              •  

                              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Good entry level

                              By Dave rave

                              from Canada

                              Pros

                              • Consistent
                              • Professional Features
                              • Versatile

                              Cons

                              • Poor Quality Sound

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about AUDIO-TECHNICA Audio Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable:

                                Good build quality and features used best with an external amp.I did not like the low end noise from the gear drive upgraded to a high end belt drive unit.

                                • How long have you used this product?:
                                • Over a year
                                • Reliability:
                                •  
                                • Audio Quality:
                                •  
                                • Durability:
                                •  
                                • Ease of Use:
                                •  

                                Displaying reviews 1-10

                                Back to top

                                Previous | Next »

                                 

                                Add Accessories for your AT-LP120-USB:

                                 
                                 
                                 

                                 

                                 
                                Continue Shopping View Cart