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Music Hall USB-1 Turntable

An Affordable Entry-Level Turntable Worthy of Audiophile Needs: Plug-and-Play Music Hall USB-1 Includes a Pre-mounted Cartridge and a Direct USB Connection for Computers So You Can Take Your LPs Anywhere 

The plug-and-play Music Hall USB-1 turntable is a belt-driven turntable with a high-performance S-shaped tonearm, solid plinth, pre-mounted Audio Technica MM cartridge, and vibration-reducing ball-bearing foot design. Not only is the sonic performance shockingly good at this price, it's much better than any of the other "budget" tables on the market today. USB-1 has a big, rich, lively sound and excellent pacing. 

"If you're looking for an affordable, sweet-sounding model with this feature, check out the Music Hall USB-1. It sounds richer and more natural than more expensive but still entry-level models...few record players at this price sound as dynamic and lush right out of the box. It's a player you can grow with, too: The internal pre-amp can be bypassed, a rarity, so you can upgrade to an external one in the future."
– Jesse Will, Wall Street Journal

USB-1 comes with a defeatable built-in MM phono preamplifier (making everything plug-and-play) and an always-on USB output (B-Bus Type) for instant connectivity and extreme flexibility. The setup is simple; the turntable arrives ready to pull out of the box and play. USB-1 comes with a dustcover, all necessary cables, and Audacity software to import your LPs into your computer.

  • Extremely quiet belt drive 2-speed turntable
  • Aluminum diecast platter 33 1/3, 45 rpm playback speeds
  • High-gloss black finish
  • Encode MP3s and transfer them to your smart devices
  • USB output for converting vinyl to PC or Mac; USB cable supplied
  • Free Audacity software included 
  • Analog output via built-in phono preamp or direct line out
  • Static balanced S-shaped tonearm w/detachable headshell
  • Audio Technica AT3600L moving-magnet cartridge supplied
  • Real anti-skating control for increased stereo imaging
  • +/- 10% adjustable pitch control
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Power supply: Dual Voltage AC 115V~60Hz/230V~50Hz, User Selectable
Power consumption: 8W
Standard test condition: Ambient Temperature: 23 +/- 2 degC
Relative Humidity: 65% +/- 5%
NOTE: Measurements can be carried out between 5 degC to 35 degC and 45% to 85% relative humidity.

Driving Method: Belt drive
Turntable Platter: 13" dia. Aluminum
Speeds: 33 1/3 and 45rpm
Wow and Flutter: Less than 0.25% WRMS (JIS WTD) with 331/3 rpm
S/N Ratio: More than 50dB (DIN-B)
Pitch Controls: +/- 10%
Starting Time: Less than 1 sec with 33 1/3
Braking Time: Less than 1 sec. with 33 1/3
Time for Speed Change:
  Less than 1 sec. from 331/3 to 45 rpm
  Less than 1 sec. from 45 to 33 1/3 rpm
Speed tolerance at pitch=0: Within +/-1.3%
Computer interface: USB 1.1 compliant, WINDOWS XP or MAC OSX

Tonearm Type: Static balanced S-shaped tonearm with detachable headshell
Effective Arm Length: 8 2/3"
Tracking Error Angle: Less than 3º
Applicable Cartridge Weight: 6~10g
Anti-skating Range: 0-4g

Phono Output Level: 1.5~3.6 mV at 1KHz 5cm/sec (HP-4005)
Line Output Level: 90~216mV at 1KHz 5cm/sec (HP-4005)
Frequency Response: 20Hz-20KHz
Channel Separation More: than 15dB
Channel Balance Within: 2.5dB at 1KHz
Needle Pressure range: 3~4g
High of cue(first track): 6~10.5mm
Descend of cue: 1~3sec

Output: 150mV +/-4dB (IN: 2.5 mV 1KHz)
RIAA: 20Hz~20KHz +1/-3dB (IN: 1.5 mV 1KHz)

Dimensions: 18" W x 14" D x 6" H
Weight: 10 lbs.

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