Audio-Technica LP1240-USB Professional DJ Direct-Drive Turntable (USB & Analog)

The Audio-Technica LP1240-USB Professional DJ Direct-Drive Turntable is a super OEM turntable. This means it has an extremely powerful direct-drive motor. The LP1240 also features USB and analog connections. The Audio-Technica LP1240-USB Professional Direct-Drive Turntable will meet the most demanding needs of professional DJ’s. Features included: Pitch slider and buttons, reverse mode, break and start adjustment knobs, target light, 33/45 and 78rpm modes and of course USB. One other very nice aesthetic feature, is the removable dust cover.

    • Audio-Technica LP1240-USB Features:

      Professional DJ turntable
      USB output – connects directly to your computer; includes Audacity software
      Direct drive high-torque multi-pole motor for demanding DJ use
      Professional features for DJ use in nightclubs, touring & mobile applications
      Selectable 33/45/78 RPM speeds
      Selectable internal stereo phono pre-amplifier
      Dual start/stop controls
      Start and brake control adjustments
      Sliding pitch control with quartz speed lock
      Reverse operation
      S-shaped tone arm assembly with: oAdjustable counterweight oAnti-skate adjustment oTone arm height adjustment and lock oTone arm lift with hydraulic action and lift lever oTone arm rest with locking mechanism
      Dedicated ground lug for tone arm grounding
      Stroboscopic platter and speed accuracy indicator
      Damped cast aluminium record platter with low-resistance DJ-style slip mat
      Removable stylus target light
      45-RPM adapter
      Adjustable feet for leveling
      Removable dust cover
    • Audio-Technica LP1240-USB Specifications:


      3-speed, fully manual operation


      16-pole, 3-phase, brushless DC motor

      Drive Method

      Direct drive


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

      Turntable Platter

      332 mm dia. die-cast aluminium

      Starting Torque


      Braking System

      Electronic brake

      Wow and Flutter

      < 0.1% WRMS (JIS WTD) with 33 RPM

      Signal-to-Noise Ratio

      > 55 dB (DIN-B)

      Output Level

      Pre-amp “PHONO”: 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec (HP-4005)
      Pre-amp “LINE”: 150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec (HP-4005)

      USB Function

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

      Power Consumption



      450.0 mm (17.72″) W x 353.0 mm (13.90″) D x 166.5 mm (6.56″) H


      12.5 kg (27.6 lbs.)


      20-20kHz, +1/-3dB (In: 1.5mV 1kHz)

      Tone Arm Type

      Static balanced S-shaped tone arm with detachable headshell

      Effective Arm Length

      230 mm


      15 mm

      Height of Tone Arm Adjustment Range

      0-6 mm

      Tracking Error Angle

      Less than 3 degrees

      Applicable Cartridge Weight

      Without headshell 3.5 – 8.5 g
      With headshell 13 – 18 g

      Anti-skating range

      0-3 g

      Cartridge Included


      Replacement stylus (Not Included)


      Accessories Included

      Slip mat; dust cover; platter; 45 RPM adapter; counterweight; headshell; power cord; USB cable; dual RCA (female) to 1/8″ (3.5 mm) mini-plug (male) stereo adapter cable; dual RCA (female) to 1/8″ (3.5 mm) mini-plug (female) stereo adapter cable; dual RCA (male) cable with integrated ground wire; stylus target light; Audacity software (CD)

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