Professional DJ Direct-Drive Turntable with USB & Pre-Amp

$999 + shipping (includes gst)

This superbly made, professional quality DJ turntable is designed primarily for use in clubs, touring and mobile DJ applications. It can also be used by music lovers to play their record collections at home. Its sleek, elegant matte-black and silver design fits into any stereo music or home entertainment system, and its built-in switchable phono pre-amp 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-USBXP utilises a powerful direct-drive 16-pole, three-phase motor for quick startup, 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. It comes with the AT-HS1 universal 1/2″-mount headshell and the AT-XP5 DJ phono cartridge.

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, dual start/stop buttons, 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.

Audacity® and other compatible third-party software packages can be used to convert the audio on a record to MP3, WAV or other format digital audio files.

  • Professional DJ turntable
  • AT-HS1 universal 1/2"-mount headshell and the AT-XP5 DJ phono cartridge
  • 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 adjustable features
  • 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


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 W x 353.0 mm D x 166.5 mm H


12.5 kg


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

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

LP1240-USBXP User Guide (PDF) Download
LP1240-USB Software Guide (PDF) Download
Cartridge & Headshell Alignment Sheet (PDF) Download



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