Tag: plx-1000

Numark Rolls Out An Affordable, Technics Inspired New Turntable

With a platter, layout and S-shaped tonearm nearly identical in design to those of the no-longer-in-production Technics SL1200, Numark has unveiled their latest turntable, the TT250USB. Described as a “top-flight” piece of gear by the company, it’s affordable €279,00 (suggested) price tag will not pain the wallet as much as a vintage Technics or the, similar styled, Pioneer PLX-1000. According to Numark, the TT250USB’s quartz-controlled motor delivers virtually perfect speed accuracy when playing back records, and its high-torque motor and heavy cast-aluminum platter provide the ideal amount of resistance and feel for scratching effects. “This is the ideal turntable for demanding turntablists,” said Numark Marketing Manager, Karl ... Read more

Pioneer Goes Back To Basics New Turntable PLX-1000

Pioneer already teased us a while back, but now it’s official: the company best known for thier advanced CDJs is going back to basics with a brand new turntable called the PLX-1000. The direct-drive turntable is fully analogue and has a basic set of knobs to keep that old-school feel to the piece of gear that has been making a comeback in recent years. It has start/stop and tempo controls on one side and a tempo fader on the other, that’s it. The tempo controls are perhaps a bit different than you’d expect, especially when comparing it to the legendary ... Read more