Professional DJ Direct-Drive Turntable (USB & Analog)

$899 + shipping (includes gst)

This superbly made, professional quality DJ turntable is designed primarily for DJ use in nightclubs, touring and mobile applications. It can also be used by music lovers to play their record collections at home. Its sleek, elegant gloss-black and silver design fits into any stereo music or home entertainment system, and its built-in switchable phono preamp enables it to be used with a wide variety of receivers, powered speakers and other A/V components. As an added benefit, the turntable offers a USB output that allows direct connection to a computer for easy LP-to-digital conversion.

Built to deliver exceptional music reproduction even under the most demanding conditions of professional use, the AT-LP1240-USB utilises a powerful direct-drive 16-pole, three-phase motor for unwavering speed stability along with easy back-cueing, forward and reverse play and quiet operation at 33-1/3, 45 or 78 RPM. The turntable features an S-shaped tone arm with adjustable tracking force (counterweight) and anti-skate adjustment and a removable universal cartridge mount (cartridge available separately).

Additional DJ-friendly features including a damped cast-aluminium platter with stroboscopic speed markings and slip mat, an illuminated speed indicator and adjustable pitch control, a start/stop button, a removable stylus target light, a dedicated tone arm grounding lug, a hydraulically-damped lift lever and a locking tone arm rest that keeps the arm and cartridge in place during transport.

The turntable includes PC- and Mac-compatible Audacity® software that converts the audio on a record to MP3, WAV or other format digital audio files.

Professional DJ turntable
USB output – connects directly to your computer; includes Audacity software
Direct drive high-torque multi-pole motor for demanding DJ use
Professional features for DJ use in nightclubs, touring & mobile applications
Selectable 33/45/78 RPM speeds
Selectable internal stereo phono pre-amplifier
Dual start/stop controls
Start and brake control adjustments
Sliding pitch control with quartz speed lock
Reverse operation
S-shaped tone arm assembly with: oAdjustable counterweight oAnti-skate adjustment oTone arm height adjustment and lock oTone arm lift with hydraulic action and lift lever oTone arm rest with locking mechanism
Dedicated ground lug for tone arm grounding
Stroboscopic platter and speed accuracy indicator
Damped cast aluminium record platter with low-resistance DJ-style slip mat
Removable stylus target light
45-RPM adapter
Adjustable feet for leveling
Removable dust cover

3-speed, fully manual operation


16-pole, 3-phase, brushless DC motor

Drive Method

Direct drive


33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM, 78 RPM

Turntable Platter

332 mm dia. die-cast aluminium

Starting Torque

>4.5 kgf.cm

Braking System

Electronic brake

Wow and Flutter

< 0.1% WRMS (JIS WTD) with 33 RPM

Signal-to-Noise Ratio

> 55 dB (DIN-B)

Output Level

Pre-amp “PHONO”: 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec (HP-4005)
Pre-amp “LINE”: 150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec (HP-4005)

USB Function

A/D, D/A – 16 bit 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz USB selectable;
Computer interface – USB 1.1 Compliant Windows XP or above or MAC OSX or above

Power Consumption



450.0 mm (17.72″) W x 353.0 mm (13.90″) D x 166.5 mm (6.56″) H


12.5 kg (27.6 lbs.)


20-20kHz, +1/-3dB (In: 1.5mV 1kHz)

Tone Arm Type

Static balanced S-shaped tone arm with detachable headshell

Effective Arm Length

230 mm


15 mm

Height of Tone Arm Adjustment Range

0-6 mm

Tracking Error Angle

Less than 3 degrees

Applicable Cartridge Weight

Without headshell 3.5 – 8.5 g
With headshell 13 – 18 g

Anti-skating range

0-3 g

Cartridge Included


Replacement stylus (Not Included)


Accessories Included

Slip mat; dust cover; platter; 45 RPM adapter; counterweight; headshell; power cord; USB cable; dual RCA (female) to 1/8″ (3.5 mm) mini-plug (male) stereo adapter cable; dual RCA (female) to 1/8″ (3.5 mm) mini-plug (female) stereo adapter cable; dual RCA (male) cable with integrated ground wire; stylus target light; Audacity software (CD)

LP1240-USB owners Manual (PDF) Download
LP1240-USB Software Guide (PDF) Download
Cartridge & Headshell Alignment Sheet (PDF) Download



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The AT607 stylus cleaning fluid extends both stylus and record life. 10ml volume.

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Turntable leveler

$ 44.95


Disk stabiliser

$ 79.95


Dual Moving Magnet Stereo Cartridge

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Connect to your home stereo for listening sessions, or to your computer to convert your vinyl to MP3's.

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