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Stanton T.50X Belt-Drive Turntable
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Aside from its striking looks, the T.50X belt-drive turntable boasts professional features like a skip-resistant straight tone arm, two Start/Stop sw...Read More
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The T.50X raises the bar for entry-level turntables.
Aside from its striking looks, the T.50X belt-drive turntable boasts professional features like a skip-resistant straight tone arm, two Start/Stop switches, a pitch control slider and removable target light. Includes slip mat and cloth dust cover. Cartridge not included.
- Eye-catching design
- Straight tone arm for superior tracking
- 2 Start/Stop switches for mix or battle setup
- Pitch control slider with +/- 10% adjustment33 or 45rpm playback
- Includes slip mat and cloth dust cover
T.50X Belt-Drive Turntable
- Frequency Response: 30Hz-20 kHz +1/- 2 dB/ RIAA filter
THD+N: < 0.03% at 1kHz
S/N Ratio: <-65 dB
Wow and Flutter: Less than 0.2% WRMS (JIS WTD) with 33-1/3rpm
Pitch Controls: +/- 10%
Starting Time: Less than 1 second with 33-1/3rpm
Braking Time: Less than 1 second with 33-1/3rpm
Time for Speed Change: Less than 1 second with 33-1/3rpm; Less than 1 second from 45 to 33-1/3rpm
Tone arm type: Static balanced straight shaped tone arm with cardan's suspension
Effective Arm Length: 191mm
Tracking Force Range: 0-4g
Applicable Cartridge Weight: 6-10g
Reviewed by 4 customers
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I don't sratch so I can't speak from a dj's perspective but for playback and occasional vinyl sampling the Stanton t.50X seems to fit the bill nicely. I haven't touched a turntable in 15 years so I did need to read the instructions on cartridge installation and tonearm adjustment. The first record I played sounded horrible but an adjustment to the rear counterweight fixed that. It feels solid but someone who's going to be battling and what not will probably want to step up. I outfitted it with the Stanton 500.v3 cartridge and stylus. Let the crate digging begin!
I bought a Stanton T.50X Belt Drive Turntable when I first began DJ'ing and wanted to dabble in turntable use. This well-priced turntable is excellent for aspiring turntablists but lacks the features of more advanced turntables (adjusting tempo w/o affecting pitch, USB connectivity, etc.). Stanton does make an excellent turntable and is a major innovator in DJ technology.To conclude, this turntable is good for amatuer DJ's but I would recommend a higher grade for a DJ looking to go pro.
Features have changed for the better since I last purchased a turntable 25 years ago. The T.50X Belt Drive Turntable is wonderful. The tone arm on this model makes skips which were noticable on records played on my old turntable a thing of the past! The T.50X is very clean sounding and in conjunction with my Rolls phono pre-amp, it's even more so. It's also good to have the extra on-off switch in case I have an alternate set up. I would prefer a conventional plastic dust cover in place of the cloth one, but maybe they're not so conventional anymore. I highly recommend the T.50X. Great job!
Plastic case sacrifices none of the cool looks that you see with the stylish new Stanton line of gear. Dependable, well constructed, gets your foot in the door of DJ'ing without taking all your cash. You will still need to get a cartidge and I'm using the 500-AL II since I don't do a lot of scratching.