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AKAI BT500 Turntable

List Price: $599.00
Our Price: $399.00

Availability: Discontinued
Product Code: 9999-15066


AKAI BT500 Turntable

The AKAI BT500 Turntable is an exquisitely crafted, premium performance, belt-drive turntable that extracts every musical detail and subtle nuance from your beloved record collection.

The AKAI BT500 Turntable incorporates all the must have features audiophiles demand for top-flight musical reproduction. A quiet belt-drive system with a mechanically-isolated motor that eliminates any residual motor noise and vibration, a heavy die-cast aluminum platter that ensures an exemplary signal-to-noise ratio, a rubber non-slip mat so there’s no record slippage, imperceptible wow and flutter and a low-mass straight tonearm with adjustable counterweight and precision damped cueing.

The AKAI BT500 Turntable's unique leveling bubble with adjustable feet ensures a perfectly level needle drop. The result is optimal sound. A high-quality pre-mounted Audio-Technica magnetic cartridge with elliptical stylus in removable headshell completes the package.

In addition, the AKAI BT500 Turnable has many new school flourishes that make it even more enjoyable and convenient, such as a built-in switchable phono pre-amp so you can use it with a traditional stereo or connect it directly to powered speakers.

The AKAI BT500 Turntable is also a wireless streaming turntable, so you can stream your vinyl to any Bluetooth® enabled speaker (not included). The AKAI BT500 Turntable also boasts the ability to convert your analog records into digital files using the included software and USB port for quick computer connectivity.

AKAI BT500 Turntable Features

  • Streams music wirelessly to any Bluetooth speaker (not included)
  • Luxurious walnut finish with brushed aluminum controls
  • Low-mass straight aluminum tonearm with adjustable counterweight for precise tracking
  • Leveling bubble with adjustable feet
  • Die-cast anti-resonance aluminum platter and non-slip rubber mat
  • Built-in switchable phono pre-amplified
  • Gold-plated RCA jacks

AKAI BT500 Turntable Specifications

  • Speed: 2-speed (33 1/3 RPM and 45 RPM)
  • Motor: Isolated DC
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 67dB (A-weighted)
  • Output Level: Pre-amp "OFF”: 2.5mV, Pre-amp "ON”: 155mV
  • Wow and Flutter: Less than 0.2%
  • USB Function: USB 1.1 Compliant
  • Analog to Digital: A/D 16-bit 44.1 kHz or 48kHz selectable
  • Windows: 10/8/7/Vista/XP,
  • Universal Binary: For OS X 10.5 to 10.10.x
  • Dimensions: (W x H x D) 444mm (17.5") x 123mm (4.84") x 347mm (13.7")
  • Weight: 14 lbs. (6.4kg)

AKAI BT500 Turntable Requirements

  • USB 1.1 Compliant
  • Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • Universal Binary for OS X 10.5 to 10.10.x

AKAI BT500 Turntable Includes

  • Power Adapter
  • Dust Cover
  • (2) Dust Cover Hinges
  • Turntable Belt (attached to platter)
  • Platter
  • AT95E Cartridge with Stylus
  • Plastic Stylus Cover
  • Slipmat
  • Counterweight
  • 45 RPM Adapter
  • Stereo RCA Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Software Download Card
  • User Guide
  • Safety & Warranty Manual

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Top !!! January 10, 2015
Reviewer: Claude Edouard from Saint Claude, GP France  
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