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Premium Performance Belt-Drive Turntable With Wireless Streaming

  • Akai BT500 Turntable Front Angle Closed
  • Akai BT500 Turntable Back Angle
  • Akai BT500 Turntable Front Flat
  • Akai BT500 Turntable Back
  • Akai BT500 Turntable Angle Close Up
  • Akai BT500 Turntable Back Close Up
£349.00 Inc VAT
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Quick Overview

AKAI BT-500 is a Belt-Drive Turntable that features conversion from Vinyl to digital with USB connection to your computer

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AKAI BT-500 Product Description

The Akai Professional BT500 belt-drive turntable is an exquisitely crafted, premium performance turntable that extracts every musical detail and subtle nuance from your beloved record collection. All the must-have features audiophiles demand for top-flight musical reproduction are here: a quiet belt-drive system with a mechanically-isolated motor that eliminates any residual motor noise and vibration, a heavy die-cast aluminium 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.

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

Highlights

  • Streams music wirelessly to any Bluetooth speaker (not included)
  • Isolated DC motor and belt-drive system ensures silent operation
  • Die-cast anti-resonance aluminium platter with heavy non-slip rubber mat
  • Low-mass tonearm with precision damped cueing
  • Built-in switchable phono pre-amp for use with powered speakers
  • Streams music wirelessly to any Bluetooth speaker - sold separately
  • Converts vinyl records into digital files via USB connection to computer
  • Selectable sampling rate: 44.1kHz or 48kHz
  • 1/8'' headphone jack; gold-plated RCA jacks for optimum signal transfer
  • Unqiue levelling bubble and adjustable feet keeps the unit perfectly level
  • Heavy MDF base minimises vibration to eliminate acoustic feedback
  • Includes dual moving magnet cartridge and removeable headshell
  • 2-speeds; 33 1/3 and 45 RPM
  • Includes 45 RPM adapter, USB cable, audio cable and AC adapter
  • Luxurious walnut finish with brushed aluminium controls

 

System Requirements

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

AKAI BT-500 Additional Information

SKU BT500
Brand AKAI Professional
Condition New
EAN 0694318019016