Direct Drive Turntable


Hi-fi sound listened to using the direct-drive system

  • The direct-drive system realizes superior sound quality through stable and precise rotation
  • Specially designed AT95Ex Dual Moving Magnet stereo cartridge
  • Twist-locking tonearm mechanism for quick and easy headshell exchange
  • J-shape tonearm referencing the original Audio-Technica design
  • Precision machined cast aluminum record platter for perfect on-axis balanced rotation
  • 5mm Audio-Technica heavy damping rubber mat for improved low-frequency reproduction
  • Ergonomic Start/Stop and speed selector with 33⅓ & 45 RPM selectable speeds
  • Adjustable counterweight and anti-skate control for perfect problem free playing
  • Anti-vibration and damping materials used to minimize unwanted resonance

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  • AT-LP5 Specifications

    2-Speed, fully manual operation
    DC motor
    Drive method
    Direct drive
    33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM
    Turntable platter
    Die-cast aluminum
    Starting torque
    Braking system
    Electronic brake
    Wow and flutter
    < 0.2% WRMS (JIS WTD) with 33 RPM
    Signal-To-Noise Ratio
    > 50 dB
    Maximum Output Level
    Pre-amp (PHONO) - 4 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
    Pre-amp (LINE) - 150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
    36 dB nominal, RIAA equalized
    USB function
    A/D, D/A : 16 bit 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz USB selectable
    Computer interface : USB 2.0 Compliant Windows XP or above or MAC OSX or above
    Power Supply
    230V AC, 50/60 Hz
    Rating Capacity
    450.0 mm (W) x 352.0 mm (D) x 157.0 mm (H)
    8.5 kg
    Accessories Furnished
    AT-95EX Dual Moving Magnet stereo cartridge;
    Exclusive AT-HS10 Lightweight Headshell;
    AC line cord; dual RCA (male) to dual RCA (male) cable;
    45 RPM adapter; USB cable; recording software

    AT-LP5 Tonearm/Cartridge/Headshell Specifications

    Tone arm type
    Static balance J-shaped tonearm
    Effective arm length
    247 mm
    Height of tonearm adjustment range
    17 mm
    Tracking error angle
    Less than 2.5°
    Anti-skating range
    0 ~ 2.5 g
    Applicable cartridge weight
    15 ~ 20 g
    Replacement Styli
    Recommend Loading
    47,000 Ω
    Output Voltage
    3.5 mV (at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec)
    0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical
    Tracking Force
    1.5 to 2.5 g (standard 2 g)
    Headshell weight
    10 g
    Headshell overhang adjustment
    ± 5 mm


    audio technica support AT-LP5 LF.pdf - AT-LP5 Leaflet