The AT-LP5 direct-drive turntable brings advanced technology and sleek, contemporary styling together for performance that looks as good as it sounds. Born of Audio-Technica’s rich analog heritage, the AT-LP5 incorporates a J-shaped tone arm that takes its inspiration from the classic A-T models of the 1960s and ’70s. The tone arm features a metallic gimbal suspension system and precision bearings to mitigate tracking errors, and includes an adjustable counterweight and anti-skate control. It comes outfitted with a lightweight (10 g) AT-HS10 headshell and high-performance AT95EX Dual Moving Magnet stereo cartridge, created specifically for this turntable.


Constructed of anti-vibration damping materials with heavy-mass metal chassis inserts, the AT-LP5 turntable is a class leader in limiting low-frequency acoustical feedback. Its precision-machined, die-cast aluminum platter is powered by a direct-drive, high-torque motor, ensuring stable, on-axis rotation at 33-1/3 or 45 RPM. The platter is topped by a 5 mm thick rubber damping mat that improves low-frequency reproduction.


The AT-LP5 features a built-in switchable phono/line preamp that enables it to be connected directly to a computer, home stereo, powered speakers and other components that have no dedicated turntable input. The turntable is also equipped with a USB output for direct connection to a computer, and comes with PC- and Mac-compatible Audacity® software that lets you convert your records to MP3, WAV or other digital audio file formats.



  • ​​​​​​​Direect-drive, high-torque motor  
  • Fully manual operation with two speeds: 33-1/3 and 45 RPM  
  • Exclusive AT95Ex Dual Moving Magnet stereo cartridge with replaceable stylus  
  • Lightweight AT-HS10 headshell  
  • J-shaped tonearm, modeled after original Audio-Technica designs from the 1960s and ’70s, are engineered to minimize tracking errors 
  • Switchable built-in pre-amplifier enables connection to components with or without a dedicated phono input   
  • Anti-resonance, die-cast aluminum platter   
  • Heavy rubber damping mat for improved low-frequency reproduction   
  • Sleek, matte black finish   
  • Includes dual RCA (male) to dual RCA (male) stereo cable, 45 RPM adapter, USB cable, and Audacity recording software for MAC or PC   
  • Included dust cover and mounting hardware  

Audio-Technica AT-LP5 Direct-Drive Turntable

  • Type: 2-speed, full manual operation   


    Motor: DC motor  


    Drive Method: Direct drive


    Speeds: 33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM


    Turntable Platter: Die-cast aluminum  


    Starting Torque: >1.6 


    Braking System: Electronic brake 


    Wow and Flutter: <0.2% WRMS (33 RPM) 


    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >50 dB 


    Output Level

    - Pre-amp "PHONO" : 3.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec 

    - Pre-amp "LINE" : 150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec  


    Phono Pre-Amp Gain: 36 dB nominal, RIAA equalized  


    USB Function:

    - A/D, D/A - 16 bit 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz USB selectable;

    - Computer interface-USB 2.0 compliant Windows XP, Vista or MAC OS X


    Power Supply Requirements: 120V AC, 60 Hz  


    Power Consumption: 11W   


    Dimensions:  17.72"W x 6.1"H x 13.86"D


    Weight: 23.1 Lbs.  


    Accessories Included:

    AT95EX Dual Moving Magnet stereo cartridge with replaceable stylus; AT-HS10 lightweight headshell; power cord; dual RCA (male) to dual RCA (male) stereo cable; 45 RPM adapter; USB cable; recording software; cartridge alignment and overhang adjustment template; dust cover with mounting hardware.