Sales of Turntables Increase Along With Vinyl

It’s been widely reported that vinyl sales are up, but with recent rumors surrounding the alleged death of the Technics 1200, some would find it difficult to believe that turntable sales could be healthy as well. New York retailer J&R Music claims record sales for the 21 different analog and digital turntable models that it … Read more

DJ Hero Controller Pics Released


Eagerly awaited pictures of the Activisions upcoming DJ Hero video game controller have been released… will be interesting to see how the controller demos work.

Three buttons on the vinyl, plus strobe indicators… nice touch.

[via CG via Kotaku]

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Stanton Announces T.92 and T.55 Turntables

DJ equipment manufacturer Stanton has offered two more options for those currently in the market for a turntable. The T.92 USB features a high-torque direct drive motor, S-Shaped tone arm, and built-in DSP while the T.55 USB offers belt-drive and a straight tone arm.  Both turntables come equipped with USB and S/PDIF outputs along with … Read more

KAB SpeedStrobe Is Turntable Strobe Light On Steroids

For more discerning DJ’s, audiophiles, and others that require slightly better goods, KAB offers the SpeedStrobe battery operated turntable speed tester.  Boasting a 20 mil PVC disc and quartz locked illuminator, the KAB SpeedStrobe promises 99.99% accuracy for those who absolutely need the correct speed. "Instead of hypnotic bars, the KAB SpeedStrobe features the actual … Read more

Technics 1200 History, Development, And Pics

Turntable nerds rejoice!  A somewhat lenthy discussion breaks down history and development of the groundbreaking design behind various models the Technics SL-1200 turntable.   Yes, the whole things is in Japanese, but there are plenty of goodies (and pics to drool over) awaiting anyone who dares to dig through the rough translation. Check out the full … Read more

Ion iPTUSB Portable USB Turntable On Sale At Woot

Do your own part and contribute to financial stimulus (not to mention improved crate digging) by snatching up the Ion iPTUSB portable turntable for only $50.  The turntable features a built in speaker, USB computer connectivity, and power provided by either  "D batteries or the included AC adapter. Quickly head over to WOOT to grab … Read more