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New: Audio-Technica AT-LP1240-USB XP DJ Turntable

AT has released the newest edition of their flagship AT-LP1240 DJ Turntable.

Audio-Technica has released the latest version of their flagship turntable, the AT-LP1240-USB XP.  

This high powered Super-OEM DJ turntable has the same strong motor and tonearm as the original version, along with a new matte-black aluminum finish. The new AT-LP1240-USB XP also comes bundled with the new Audio-Technica AT-XP5 DJ cartridge and stylus. Otherwise, this latest version has virtually all the same features, functions, and dimensions as the original which reviewed six years ago.

Audio-Technica has also released a few other products for DJ's as well. The DJ range includes the ATH-PRO5X and ATH-PRO7X Professional DJ Headphones, the AT-LP1240-USB XP Direct-Drive Professional DJ Turntable, and the AT-XP5 and AT-XP7 Moving Magnet DJ Cartridges. Hopefully, the new headphones will adopt some of the same qualities that the Audio-Technica ATH-M headphones that DJ's love today.



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Read the AT press release for more details, and dive into our full written and video review of the original AT-LP1240-USB turntable to see everything this new deck has to offer.



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