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A simple, budget-friendly way to turn your dusty old records into clean, digital nuggets.
The Gem Sound DJ-USB II USB turntable makes it easy and affordable to digitize your vinyl record collection to your PC or Mac. Hook it up via the USB input to your computer and use the included software to turn your prized music into a newer, more pristine sounding format. The turntable has an adjustable Anti-Skate control for increased stereo balancing of 33-1/3rpm or 45rpm speed playback (adapter included), as well as 78rpm support via the included Audacity software. Other features of the Gem Sound USB turntable include a pitch control slider (+/-10%), reverse button, headshell locking nut, fully manual tone arm, motor off button, pause button, skip button, record volume function, and RCA jacks for analog output.
The Gem Sound DJ-USB II Turntable is bundled with Audacity, a free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. It allows you to record live audio; convert records into digital recordings or CDs; edit your WAV sound files; cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together; change the speed or pitch of a recording; and more. You also get Bias SOUNDSOAP SE for cleaning clicks, pops, and other vinyl sounds. the Gem Sound USB turntable also comes with a free trial of Bias' Peak Pro (for Mac use only), which provides you with advanced playlist editing and mastering tools.
Revisit and refresh your favorite out-of-print songs with this turntable/software combo. Order now!
DJ-USB II Belt-Drive USB Turntable
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Missing parts!! Unfortunately, I assumed this would be a good product and bought it months in advance before having time to initiate my project of transfering vinyl to digital. Upon opening it, I discovered there was no belt included to drive the turntable. Since warranty was up before I could start, I trashed the product and chalked it up as my fault for not opening the box upon arrival. I was not going to bother with a review but since I had called the company and was told that a belt was indeed included with my product and every such product, I decided that such an insult to my intelligence merited this review.
For the money, the Gem Sound DJ-USB II is a real honey. Nice features like reverse ( I buried Paul!), speed adjustment, phono or line out. However, if you want to get the best sound out of your vinyl collection, use the line out feature into a good RIAA phono preamp & get a cartridge that costs at least as much as the table, but don't get a light tracking force cartridge as the tonearm is not up to it. A truly great value for the buxx. Thanks, Musicians Friend!