Audio Solutions Question of the Week: Why Is My Turntable So Much Quieter Than My CD Player?

Why Is My Turntable So Much Quieter Than My CD Player?

Question: Why is my turntable so much quieter than my CD player? Answer: Suppose you are hooking up your brand new Audio-Technica turntable to your home theater system. You have your TV, CD player, Blu-ray player and turntable all hooked… Continue Reading

2018 Back-to-School Guide: Must-Have Audio Accessories from Audio-Technica

2018 Back-to-School Guide- Must-Have Audio Accessories from Audio-Technica

Believe it or not, another school year is just around the corner! It’s almost time to shift from summer break to another year of academic challenges. To help ease the transition, our 2018 back-to-school guide includes must-have audio accessories for… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How Do I Set Up My AT-LP7 Turntable?

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How Do I Set Up My AT-LP7 Turntable?

Question: How do I set up my AT-LP7 turntable? Answer: Carefully unpack the AT-LP7 turntable and familiarize yourself with its parts and accessories. You should have the following items: Turntable body Dust cover Record platter Drive belt Headshell with preinstalled… Continue Reading

Professional DJ Headphones, Turntables & Cartridges from A-T

Professional DJ Headphones, Turntables & Cartridges from A-T

For more than 50 years, Audio-Technica has been a leading innovator in developing award-winning, professional audio equipment, and now we’re proud to introduce our line of dj audio equipment. The collection is specially designed to help professional DJs produce the… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What Are the Differences Between Hi-Fi and DJ/Broadcast Phono Cartridges?

Question: What are the differences between hi-fi and DJ/broadcast phono cartridges? Answer: When shopping for a new turntable or selecting a new or replacement phono cartridge you may notice some substantial differences between the many models offered today. Differences not… Continue Reading

Audio-Solutions Question of the Week: Can I Use Headphones to Listen Directly to my Audio-Technica Turntable?

Audio-Solutions Question of the Week: Can I Use Headphones to Listen Directly to my Audio-Technica Turntable?

Question: Can I use headphones to listen directly to my Audio-Technica turntable? Answer: The short answer is yes, but since there is no volume control on the turntable you will want to add an amplifier, such as a headphone amplifier,… Continue Reading

Audio-Solutions Question of the Week: What Are the Differences Between Moving Magnet and Moving Coil Phono Cartridges?

Audio-Solutions Question of the Week: What Are the Differences Between Moving Magnet and Moving Coil Phono Cartridges?

Question: What are the differences between moving magnet and moving coil phono cartridges? Answer: Both moving magnet (MM) and moving coil (MC) cartridges are tiny electromagnetic generators, converting the mechanical movement (vibration) created by their stylus riding in a record’s… Continue Reading