Audio Technica AT-LP60X Turntable

Brand Audio-Technica Turntable
Color Black
Connections Wired, RCA Output Cables
Belt drive speeds 33 1/3, 45 RPM
Platter Die cast aluminum platter
Outputs Phono output or linelevel output
Type Belt Drive Turntable
Mat Black felt mat

First one review of Audio-Technica and this stereo turntable comes in elegant black color. The body design of the AT-LP60X-BK Turntable seems wonderful, and for your best audiophile setup, this Turntable is excellent. The AT-LP60X-BK Turntable has a transparent solid plastic cover for dust protection, which will protect this Turntable from muddy dust. The Turntable felt mat has black color and is much good-looking, and if we talk about felt mat strongness then, the AT-LP60X-BK black felt mat has solid quality. The turntable silver disk is made of cast aluminium material and fits easily on the Turntable. If we talk about turntable audio quality, you will get brilliant Hi-Fi audio. This is a belt-drive turntable and can efficiently operate with two speeds of 33-1 and 3, 45 RPM and make very minimal vibration due to the solid quality die-cast aluminium platter. The altered tonearm can brilliantly track and reduce resonance, and a pre-installed Audio-Technica cartridge (diamond stylus- ATN3600L) comes with it, which is of very high quality and also replaceable. For user-friendly connectivity, its built-in pre-amp will give you both phono output and line-level output. After buying an AT-LP60X turntable, you also get a 45 RPM adapter and RCA output cable, which is 3.5 mm male to dual and can easily De-attach whenever you want. Overall this belt-drive stereo turntable is the best audiophile turntable under $2000.

 How To Install Audio-Technica AT-LP60X-BK Turntable

  1. Slides off the transparent turntable plastic cover.
  2. Take your die-cast aluminium platter and hold the rubber band, and after placing the platter, you have to set the rubber on the gold side perfectly.
  3. Now you have put the felt mat on the platter and place and press down the 45 RPM adapter in the turntable back slot.
Pros
  • Simple to set up.
  • Operation with 2 speeds.
  • High fidelity audio.
  • No gimmicks.
  • Redesigned tone arm base.
  • Die-cast aluminum platter.
  • High-quality Technica cartridge
  • Switchable phono pre-amplifier.
Cons
  • Light-weighted turntable.

Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC

Speed 33.45
Drive principle belt drive
Platter 300mm metal
Mains bearing stainless steel
Wow & flutter 33: +/- 0.60%, 45: +/- 0.70%
Speed Drift 33: +/- 0.19%, 45: +/- 0.17%
Signal to noise 68dB
Tonearm 8.6”, Carbon
Effective arm length 218.5 mm
Effective arm mass 6.0 g
Tracking force 10 - 30mN
Power connection 110/120 or 230/240 Volt - 50 or 60 Hz

The next one is the Pro-Ject Debut Carbon turntable, and the turntable has a beautiful finish design and looks perfect for your black audiophile setup due to its Piano Black design. The turntable platter’s build quality is excellent and made of medium density fiberboard, and in weight, it is heavy and sturdy. Due to the most high-grade quality of the platter, it will cause unwanted vibrations and noises. The Pro-Ject Debut turntable comes with installed rubber feet, which also aid in preventing outside unwanted noises or vibrations. The Pro-Ject turntable comes with a simple, transparent dust cover made of premium material, covers the turntable from dust, and maintains its shine clean. Its carbon fiber arm increases stiffness and decreases unwanted resonances, resulting from the brilliant sound quality. Overall this Pro-Ject Debut Carbon is the best audiophile turntable under $2000.

Pros
  • Excellent entry level turntable.
  • 8.6" carbon tonearm.
  • Sorbothane motor suspension.
  • Increased platter size.
  • Stunning carbon fibre arm.
  • Premium Cartridge included (2M-Red)
Cons
  • No mains in socket.

Marantz TT-15S1 Turntable

Manufacturer Marantz
RPM 33 1/3 & 45 RPM
Feet 3 highted Aluminum Feet
Signal Ratio 80 dB signal
Coming Cartridge Type MM (moving magnet cartridge)
Platter Thick, Heavy Platter
Belt Material Silicon belt
Anti-skating system Yes
Mat Clever Clamp(felt slip mat)
Others White gloves, Bearing oil

The next one is the Marantz tt-15s1 turntable, and this best white turntable is perfect for your white audiophile setup. The Marantz turntable is superbly designed by the company and comes in a transparent white color, which seems very luxurious. The turntable is a belt drive and comes with a belt made of silicone material and a non-servo AC motor installed in it and will provide insane performance without creating any motor noise. The total power consumption of the tt-15s1 turntable is 5W and has a frequency response is 20Hz to 20kHz; and comes with high and solid aluminium feet, which gives a very strong base and stability; you can quickly put this turntable on a plane or irregular surfaces. The thing you never get with the Marantz TT-15S1 turntable is a transparent dust cover, and if you want to protect your Marantz tt-15s1 from dust, you have to purchase a dust cover on your expenses. Overall the classic white Marantz tt-15s is the best audiophile turntable under $2000.

Pros
  • Build Top-end tonearm.
  • Three adjustable feet.
  • Dense solid acrylic platter.
  • Silent AC motor.
  • Clear audio virtuoso cartridge.
Cons
  • No dust-cover.
  • Hole in the plinth.

Pro-Ject T1 Turntable

Model Name T1
Brand Pro-Ject
Color Walnut
Material MDF
Motor Type DC Motor
Power Source Corded Electric
Platter Thick bead-blasted glass (8mm)
Cartridge Ortofon OM5e Cartridge

The next Project T1 turntable has an elegant Walnut color design and its pre-installed transparent dust cover, providing this T1 Turntable exceptional protection. The base of the T1 turntable is made of solid MDF material with already installed rubber feet, making its perfect balance. The T1 Turntable platter has 8mm thickness and is a bead-blasted glass platter. The Pro-ject-T1 turntable designed beautifully, and all parts are fully mechanical, which will give you smooth and excellent playback. The coming cartridge with T1 Turntable is Ortofon OM5e (a moving magnet cartridge), and you can easily mount the cartridge and align it to the top the bottom headshell. For non-stop performance, the T1 turntable has ultra-precise, which is belt systemized. The size of the tonearm is 8.6 and is made of aluminium material. The total effective length of the arm is 218.5 mm, and overall the Pro-Ject T1 is the best audiophile turntable under $2000.

Pros
  • Sound crisp and good.
  • Ultra-precise motor.
  • Comes with dust cover.
  • Sub-platter design.
  • Vibration free bearings.
Cons
  • Low quality belt.

Audio Technica AT-LP120XUSB

Model Name AT-LP120XUSB-BK
Brand Audio-Technica
Connection Wired
Target light Popup stylus target light
Motor Type DC Motor
Signal Format Analog
Motor Speed 33/45/78 RPM speeds

Next, the Technica turntable and this black design turntable have a brilliant dc motor with 33/45/78 RPM speeds. The Technica turntable body design seems comprehensive, and its pre-installed four feet make perfect balance when you put this turntable on smooth and rough surfaces. The turntable features anti-skate control and the tonearm, which will fully help you to control small outward forces and with a quartz speed lock, you can easily control the variable pitch. The beautifully designed S-shaped tonearm has insane features and comes with lockable rest, and also, you will get a hydraulically damped lift. You can also do the conversion of your vinyl records into digital audio files using MAC and Windows personal computers. The Technica turntable solid plastic dust covers a great good job in protecting the turntable from dust, and overall, the one is the best audiophile turntable under $2000.

Pros
  • High-fidelity audio.
  • Direct-drive.
  • Great RPM speed.
  • Adjustable dynamic anti-skate control.
  • Balanced S-shaped tone arm.
  • Popup stylus target light.
  • Features a stroboscopic platter.
  • Hydraulically damped lift control.
  • Lockable rest.
  • Variable pitch control.
  • Quartz speed lock.
Cons
  • No tonearm counter weigh.

Fluance RT85 Truntable

Brand Fluance
Connection Wired
Color Piano Black
Material Wood
Signal Format Analog
Motor Type AC Motor
Performance Analogue Performance
Cartridge Ortofon 2M Blue
Sound 3-dimensional sound

Next is a fluence turntable made of wood material and has an elegant piano black colour made design cabinet. The turntable will give you full analogue performance, and by using the fluence turntable, you will enjoy warm, natural music. You will find Ortofon 2M Blue Cartridge pre-installed on the tonearm of fluence turntable. The turntable body seems solid, and if we talk about balance damping feet, four are installed on it and make continue stable balance; you can also adjust these damping feet. The fluence turntable has an excellent quality platter made of ACRYLIC material, and about performance, the turntable platter gives you 3-dimensional sound quality. The installed type AC Motor in the turntable can perfectly handle speed control, and you will not feel any vibration and noise.

Pros
  • PURE ANALOG PERFORMANCE.
  • Detailed high resolution sound.
  • Solid wood plinth cabinet.
  • High density Acrylic platter.
  • SPEED CONTROL FOR PRECISION.
  • Passion for Great Audio.
Cons
  • Low quality dust cover.

U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus

Brand U-Turn Audio
Connections Wired
Color Black
Motor Type AC Motor
Pluto preamp Built-in
Cartridge Ortofon OM5E cartridge
Platter Acrylic platter
Dust cover Yes
Counter-weight Adjustable

Now the Pleasant USA assembled a black U-Turn turntable review. This best slim turntable has excellent quality machined platter and an insane precision tonearm which comes with the company pre-installed Ortofon OM5E cartridge. The U-Turn Audio turntable has a brilliant quality dust cover installed for dust protection, which can make it secure from cement dust, metallic dust, and muddy dust. The turntable counterweight can also be adjusted easily, and overall the U-Turn is the best audiophile turntable.

Pros
  • Built-in Pluto preamp.
  • High-performance turntable.
  • Easy to set up.
  • OA2 gimbal arm.
  • Preset anti-skate.
  • Adjustable counterweight.
  • Two-Speed Belt Drive System.
  • Low-Resonance Acrylic Platter.
  • Built-In Preamp.
Cons
  • Belts do not stay.

Audio-Technica Dj Turntable

Operation 3-speed
Speeds 33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM,78 RPM
Turntable Platter 332 mm die-cast aluminum
Starting Torque >4.5 kgf.cm
Braking System Electronic brake
Anti-skating Range 0-3 g
Tone Arm Type Static balanced S-shaped tone arm
Drive Method Direct drive

Next is the Technica AT-LP1240USB DJ turntable, which design is similar to all other listed turntables, and its elegant black design, which seems durable. If we take a look at AT-LP1240 feet, that is some higher and greatly balance turntable. The turntable featuring a lot of DJ features that every DJ demands, like Direct-drive, high torque and much more. You will also find some buttons like Dual buttons, which help you start/stop, and you also get full control on the pitch by variable pitch controller and for selecting RPM Speeds up to 33/45/78, you can use brake controller for adjustments. Overall the AT-LP1240USB is the best audiophile turntable under $2000.

Pros
  • Built like a tank.
  • Beautiful design.
  • Built for demanding DJ use.
  • Detachable head shell.
  • Compatibility with DJ mixers.
  • Professional DJ features.
  • Professional DJ features.
  • Rock-solid playback.
Cons
  • Counterweight not heavy.