Fall is on the horizon and students are heading back to school, ready to study hard. But when it’s time to relax, listening to music is an integral part of student life.
This semester, get the best back-to-school gear for enjoying student life, whether in the dorm, at the gym or when you’re hitting the books. If you’re not going back to school, the fall air might still inspire you to freshen up your home, office or other workspace and end the year on a good note. Could it be time to finally get that new turntable you’ve been eyeing all summer?
Check out our gear guide below to get started:
For the Bookworm
In the dorm or in the library, every student needs some peace and quiet sometimes, and the QuietPoint® ATH-ANC70 provides up to 90% noise cancellation.
Whether you’re drowning out your roommate’s gaming marathons or studying hard for a final exam, you’ll be able to answer calls and control your music with ease thanks to the included mic and controller. The headphones’ comfort-fit design ensures hours of listening pleasure.
Our tagline is “Always Listening” and over the years we’ve taken it to heart as we constantly strive to bring you not only the best in audio equipment but also the best resources so you can get the most out of your gear.
From turntable setup, to mic position, and beyond, we’re happy to help users in any way possible, so here we present the Tips & Tricks from the A-T blog that our fans share the most!
- Setting Up the AT-LP120-USB Turntable
As with most professional gear, proper setup is critical to getting the most out of the AT-LP120-USB and ensuring long-lasting operation of the stylus and enjoyment of your records.
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