AT-LP60-USB LP-to-Digital Turntable System (SRP: $149.95)

The Audio-Technica AT-LP60-USB LP-to-Digital Turntable System is ideal for music lovers who want to hear their old records again, and for younger people who have discovered the fun and warm sound of vinyl listening.

The sleek, affordable AT-LP60-USB is a complete USB turntable and software package that makes it easy to enjoy listening to records, and to transfer vinyl records to digital media files. It includes a turntable and phono cartridge, PC- and Macintosh®-compatible software, a USB cable that connects the turntable directly to a computer, a built-in phono preamp that enables it to be used with virtually any music system, and other accessories.

The AT-LP60-USB features completely automatic operation, and a 33-1/3 and 45 RPM speed selector. The USB cable enables plug-and-play connection to a PC or Macintosh computer. The included PC- and Mac®-compatible Audacity® software converts the audio on a record to MP3, WAV or other format digital audio files, which can then be played back on portable audio players, computers, home media centers and car audio systems.

Audio-Technica also offers its professional-quality AT-LP120-USB Direct Drive Turntable System (SRP: $299.95) and top of the line AT-LP240-USB Direct Drive Turntable System (SRP: $499.95), to provide a complete lineup of USB turntable systems for every requirement and budget.

The Audio-Technica turntable systems are available at, as well as at other retail stores and online retailers.


Links to product profiles and high-resolution photos on the Audio-Technica website:

AT-LP60-USB LP-to-Digital Turntable System
AT-LP120-USB Direct Drive Turntable System
AT-LP240-USB Direct Drive Turntable System


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