Top 10 Best Automatic Direct Drive Turntables
for September 2021

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Audio-Technica AT-LP60RD-BT Fully Automatic Bluetooth Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable, Red

Audio-Technica AT-LP60RD-BT Fully Automatic Bluetooth Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable

Red

by audio-technica
What We like

Features Integral Audio-Technica Dual Magnet phono cartridge with replaceable diamond stylus

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Product Features

  • Up to 8 different Bluetooth device profiles can be stored in system memory for quick connections
  • Platter is made of anti-resonance, die-cast aluminum to minimize vibration
  • Rediscover your classic 33-1/3 and 45 RPM records on this affordable, fully automatic belt-drive turntable
  • Connect wirelessly to Bluetooth-equipped audio devices or to wired audio systems and speakers via included dual RCA output cable

Rediscover your classic 33-1/3 and 45 rpm records on this affordable, fully automatic belt-drive turntable Platter is made of anti-resonance, die-cast aluminum to minimize vibration Connect wirelessly to bluetooth-equipped audio devices or to wired audio systems and speakers via included dual rca output cable Up to 8 different bluetooth device profiles can be stored in system memory for quick connections

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9.7
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Crosley DJ100 Direct Drive DJ Turntable with Built-in Preamp and RCA/USB Outputs, Silver

Crosley DJ100 Direct Drive DJ Turntable with Built-in Preamp and RCA/USB Outputs

Silver

by Crosley
What We like

Easily switch speeds, adjust pitch, disengage or reverse the motor with easy-to-access controls

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Product Features

  • Ready to hit the road with RCA and USB outputs and built-in preamp; Removable light helps to cue tracks in the dark
  • Two-speed direct drive motor turntable gets records up to speed quickly and reliably
  • Two start/stop buttons allow you to configure in standard or battle position
  • S-shaped tonearm features adjustable anti-skate settings, a counterweight and a removable headshell

Two start/stop buttons allow you to configure in standard or battle position S-shaped tonearm features adjustable anti-skate settings, a counterweight and a removable headshell Ready to hit the road with rca and usb outputs and built-in preamp; removable light helps to cue tracks in the dark Two-speed direct drive motor turntable gets records up to speed quickly and reliably

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9.5
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Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB Direct-Drive Turntable (Analog & USB), Silver, Hi-Fidelity, Plays 33 -1/3, 45, and 78 RPM Records, Convert Vinyl to Digital, Anti-Skate Control, Variable Pitch Control

Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB Direct-Drive Turntable (Analog & USB)

Silver, Hi-Fidelity, Plays 33 -1/3, 45, and 78 RPM Records, Convert Vinyl to Digital, Anti-Skate Control, Variable Pitch Control

by audio-technica
What We like

Built-in switchable phono pre-amplifier for phono- or line-level output

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Product Features

  • Experience the high-fidelity audio of vinyl
  • Fully manual operation featuring adjustable dynamic anti-skate control, variable pitch control with quartz speed lock, and balanced S-shaped tonearm with hydraulically damped lift control and lockable rest
  • Convert your vinyl records to digital audio files by downloading and using the free Mac- and PC-compatible Audacity recording software (or software of your choice)
  • Includes: USB cable, detachable RCA output cable (dual RCA male to dual RCA male), AC adapter, 45 RPM adapter, counterweight, felt mat, and removable hinged dust cover
  • Direct-drive, DC servo motor with selectable 33/45/78 RPM speeds

Direct-drive, dc servo motor with selectable 33/45/78 rpm speeds Experience the high-fidelity audio of vinyl Convert your vinyl records to digital audio files by downloading and using the free mac- and pc-compatible audacity recording software (or software of your choice) Fully manual operation featuring adjustable dynamic anti-skate control, variable pitch control with quartz speed lock, and balanced s-shaped tonearm with hydraulically damped lift control and lockable rest Includes: usb cable, detachable rca output cable (dual rca male to dual rca male), ac adapter, 45 rpm adapter, counterweight, felt mat, and removable hinged dust cover

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Audio-Technica at-LP120XUSB Direct-Drive Turntable (Analog & USB), Black, Hi-Fidelity, plays 33 -1/3, 45, and 78 RPM Records, Convert Vinyl to Digital (Renewed) (AT-LP120XUSB-BK-cr)

Audio-Technica at-LP120XUSB Direct-Drive Turntable (Analog & USB)

Black, Hi-Fidelity, plays 33 -1/3, 45, and 78 RPM Records, Convert Vinyl to Digital (Renewed) (AT-LP120XUSB-BK-cr)

by audio-technica
What We like

Connectivity Technology: Wired

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Product Features

  • Experience the high-fidelity audio of vinyl
  • Direct-drive, DC Servo motor with selectable 33/45/78 RPM speeds
  • Fully manual operation Featuring adjustable dynamic anti-skate control, variable pitch control with quartz speed lock, and balanced S-shaped tonearm with hydraulically damped lift control and lockable rest
  • Convert your vinyl records to digital Audio files by downloading and using the free Mac- and PC-compatible Audacity recording software (or software of your choice)
  • Includes: USB cable, detachable RCA output cable (Dual RCA male to dual RCA male), AC adapter, 45 RPM Adapter, counterweight, felt mat, and removable hinged dust cover

Experience the high-fidelity audio of vinyl Direct-drive, dc servo motor with selectable 33/45/78 rpm speeds Fully manual operation featuring adjustable dynamic anti-skate control, variable pitch control with quartz speed lock, and balanced s-shaped tonearm with hydraulically damped lift control and lockable rest Includes: usb cable, detachable rca output cable (dual rca male to dual rca male), ac adapter, 45 rpm adapter, counterweight, felt mat, and removable hinged dust cover Convert your vinyl records to digital audio files by downloading and using the free mac- and pc-compatible audacity recording software (or software of your choice)

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Audio-Technica AT-LP60SPBT-BK Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Wireless Turntable and Speaker System

Audio-Technica AT-LP60SPBT-BK Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Wireless Turntable and Speaker System

by audio-technica
What We like

Speakers two 44 mm drivers and passive radiator provide clear, full-range audio with enhanced bass

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Product Features

  • Connects wirelessly to speakers and other devices via Bluetooth wireless technology or to wired audio systems and powered speakers via included dual RCA output cable
  • Features an integral Dual Moving Magnet phono cartridge with replaceable stylus, as well as an anti-resonance, die-cast aluminum platter
  • Fully automatic operation with two speeds: 33-1/3 and 45 RPM. Power Supply Requirements - 120Volt AC, 60 Hertz, 3Watt
  • Switchable built-in pre-amplifier enables wired connection to components with or without a dedicated phono input

Fully automatic operation with two speeds: 33-1/3 and 45 rpm. power supply requirements - 120volt ac, 60 hertz, 3watt Connects wirelessly to speakers and other devices via bluetooth wireless technology or to wired audio systems and powered speakers via included dual rca output cable Features an integral dual moving magnet phono cartridge with replaceable stylus, as well as an anti-resonance, die-cast aluminum platter Switchable built-in pre-amplifier enables wired connection to components with or without a dedicated phono input

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Audio-Technica AT-LP60XHP Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Turntable and Headphone Bundle, Gunmetal/Black, Hi-Fi, 2-Speed, With Intregrated 3.5 mm Headphone Jack & Volume Control

Audio-Technica AT-LP60XHP Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Turntable and Headphone Bundle

Gunmetal/Black, Hi-Fi, 2-Speed, With Intregrated 3.5 mm Headphone Jack & Volume Control

by audio-technica
What We like

Anti-resonance, die-cast aluminum platter

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Product Features

  • Experience the high-fidelity audio of vinyl
  • ATH-250AV over-ear headphones with 40 millimeter drivers, 3.5 meter (11.5') cable and 3.5 millimeter(1/8") stereo mini-plug
  • Integrated headphone amplifier with front-panel 3.5 millimeter(1/8") headphone jack and volume control
  • Fully automatic belt-drive turntable operation with two speeds: 33-1/3, 45 RPM

Fully automatic belt-drive turntable operation with two speeds: 33-1/3, 45 rpm Experience the high-fidelity audio of vinyl Ath-250av over-ear headphones with 40 millimeter drivers, 3.5 meter (11.5') cable and 3.5 millimeter(1/8") stereo mini-plug Integrated headphone amplifier with front-panel 3.5 millimeter(1/8") headphone jack and volume control

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7.9
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Audio-Technica ATLP5 AT-LP5 Direct-Drive Turntable, Black

Audio-Technica ATLP5 AT-LP5 Direct-Drive Turntable

Black

by audio-technica
What We like

Equipped with a USB output for direct connection to a computer, and comes with PC- and Mac-compatible Audacity software to digitize your LPs

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Product Features

  • Switchable built-in pre-amplifier enables connection to components with or without a dedicated phono input
  • Balanced tonearm with hydraulic lift, anti-skate control and adjustable counterweight for perfect performance
  • Manually operated direct-drive, high-torque motor with stable on-axis rotation at two speeds: 33-1/3 and 45 RPM
  • Anti-resonance die-cast aluminium platter with heavy rubber damping mat for balanced rotation and improved low frequency reproduction

Anti-resonance die-cast aluminium platter with heavy rubber damping mat for balanced rotation and improved low frequency reproduction Switchable built-in pre-amplifier enables connection to components with or without a dedicated phono input Balanced tonearm with hydraulic lift, anti-skate control and adjustable counterweight for perfect performance Manually operated direct-drive, high-torque motor with stable on-axis rotation at two speeds: 33-1/3 and 45 rpm

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Crosley C200 Direct-Drive Turntable with S-Shaped Tone Arm, Black

Crosley C200 Direct-Drive Turntable with S-Shaped Tone Arm

Black

by Crosley
What We like

Damped die-cast aluminum platter with felt slip mat

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Product Features

  • Fully manual operation with start / stop control
  • Turntable includes built-in switchable phono pre-amplifier with detachable RCA output cables
  • Direct drive, high-torque motor turntable mechanism plays 2 speeds - 33 1/3 and 45 RPM records
  • Balanced S-Shaped tone arm with hydraulic lift control, anti-skate, height adjustment, and lockable rest

Balanced s-shaped tone arm with hydraulic lift control, anti-skate, height adjustment, and lockable rest Direct drive, high-torque motor turntable mechanism plays 2 speeds - 33 1/3 and 45 rpm records Fully manual operation with start / stop control Turntable includes built-in switchable phono pre-amplifier with detachable rca output cables

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Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable (USB & Analog), Silver

Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable (USB & Analog)

Silver

by audio-technica
What We like

recording software

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Product Features

  • USB cable
  • AC line cord
  • Connectivity Technology: Wired
  • dual RCA (female) to 3.5 mm (1/8") mini-plug (female) stereo adapter cable
  • dual RCA (female) to 3.5 mm (1/8") mini-plug (male) stereo adapter cable

Included components: headshell/cartridge 45 rpm adapter Usb cable Connectivity technology: wired Dual rca (female) to 3.5 mm (1/8") mini-plug (female) stereo adapter cable Dual rca (female) to 3.5 mm (1/8") mini-plug (male) stereo adapter cable Ac line cord

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Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB Direct-Drive USB Turntable (Black) with Knox Gear Vinyl Record Cleaner Kit

Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB Direct-Drive USB Turntable (Black) with Knox Gear Vinyl Record Cleaner Kit

by audio-technica
What We like

ALUMINUM PLATTER: Professional-grade anti-resonance, die-cast aluminum platter with felt mat

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Product Features

  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB Direct-Drive Analog and USB Turntable (Black) and Knox Gear Vinyl Record Cleaner Kit
  • HEADSHELL: AT-HS6 universal 1/2"-mount headshell and AT-VM95E Dual Magnet phono cartridge with 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical stylus
  • SELECTABLE: Selectable 33/45/78 RPM speeds
  • DC SERVO MOTOR: Direct-drive, servo motor with fully manual operation

Headshell: at-hs6 universal 1/2"-mount headshell and at-vm95e dual magnet phono cartridge with 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical stylus Bundle includes: audio-technica at-lp120xusb direct-drive analog and usb turntable (black) and knox gear vinyl record cleaner kit Dc servo motor: direct-drive, servo motor with fully manual operation Selectable: selectable 33/45/78 rpm speeds

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