Audio Technica has just announced a voguish new black edition of the AT-LPW30 manual belt drive turntable, the AT-LPW30BK.
Developed in Tokyo and built on 60 years of expertise in creating high-fidelity equipment, Audio Technica tells us the LPW30BK turntable is designed to deliver optimal high-fidelity audio reproduction from vinyl with a sleek, sophisticated style.
The two-speed deck features a wood veneer plinth with a black finish to offer sophisticated, minimalist styling while promising to limit low-frequency acoustic feedback.
You can connect it directly to speakers, thanks to its built-in preamplifier, and the deck also features an anti-resonance die-cast aluminium platter and is supplied with a rubber mat.
The straight tonearm includes a hydraulically damped lift control, lockable rest, and comes with an AT-HS4 headshell and AT-VM95C dual moving magnet cartridge with 0.6mm conical stylus – a cartridge that is compatible with any VM95 series replacement stylus.
Audio Technica's AT-LPW30BK is a timely companion for both Vinyl Week and Record Store Day 2022, allowing its new owners hours of enjoyment with their favourite (and likely growing collection of) vinyl records.
The Audio-Technica AT-LPW30BK is available from today, 20th April, priced just £290 / €339 (roughly $379 or AU$510).
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