AT-LP60BK-BT

Fully Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable

MSRP* US$179.00
One-Year Limited End-User Warranty

*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual selling price may vary; please check with an authorized Audio-Technica dealer.



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  • Overview

    TWICE VIP AWARD 2016 WINNER
    Cut the cord, keep the vinyl. The AT-LP60-BT gives you all the great features of our popular AT-LP60 fully automatic belt-drive stereo turntable but with the added convenience of Bluetooth® wireless connectivity. So you can set up your turntable in one room and listen to it in another without having to run a bunch of cables. Up to eight different pairs of speakers, headphones or other devices that utilize Bluetooth® wireless technology can be stored in the AT-LP60-BT’s memory. Once stored, a simple push of the turntable’s Function button is all that is required to connect the turntable to your chosen wireless device.

    The AT-LP60-BT also gives you the option of operating it just like a regular turntable with a traditional wired connection. Either way – wired or wireless – you get outstanding audio with the ease of automatic operation: just push the Start button to begin playing a record, and the Stop button to lift and return the tone arm and shut off the turntable (the stop function occurs automatically when a record has played all the way through). A tone arm Lift button is also included to let you raise and lower the tone arm without stopping the turntable.

    Audio-Technica has been a leader in phono cartridge design for more than 50 years, and that expertise shows in the AT-LP60-BT’s Dual Magnet™ cartridge with replaceable stylus. The cartridge is integrated into the tone arm for assured performance and ease of setup.

    The AT-LP60-BT plays both 33-1/3 and 45 RPM records and comes with a 45 RPM adapter, a dual RCA output cable (for wired connection) and a removable hinged dust cover. The turntable is available in black (AT-LP60BK-BT), white (AT-LP60WH-BT) and navy (AT-LP60NV-BT).

    * The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Audio-Technica Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
  • Features

    • Winner of TWICE VIP AWARD 2016

    • Connects wirelessly to speakers and other devices equipped with Bluetooth wireless technology or to wired audio systems and powered speakers via included dual RCA output cable

    • Fully automatic operation with two speeds: 33-1/3 and 45 RPM

    • Anti-resonance, die-cast aluminum platter

    • Integral Dual Moving Magnet™ phono cartridge with replaceable stylus

    • Switchable built-in pre-amplifier enables wired connection to components with or without a dedicated turntable input

    • Includes 3.5 mm (1/8") stereo mini-plug (male) to dual RCA (male) output cable, 45 RPM adapter, and removable hinged dust cover

    • Offered in: black (AT-LP60BK-BT); white (AT-LP60WH-BT) and navy (AT-LP60NV-BT)

  • Specifications


    Type Belt drive turntable, fully automatic
    Motor DC servo-controlled
    Speeds 33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM
    Turntable Platter Aluminum
    Wow and Flutter Less than 0.25% (WTD) @ 3 kHz (JIS)
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio >50 dB (DIN-B)
    Output Level Pre-amp “PHONO”: 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
    Pre-amp “LINE” 150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
    Phono Pre-Amp Gain 36 dB nominal, RIAA equalized
    Power Supply Requirements 120V AC, 60 Hz, 3W
    Dimensions 360.0 mm (14.17") W x 97.5 mm (3.84") H x 356.0 mm (14.02") D
    Weight 2.98 kg (6.6 lbs.)
    Accessories Included 3.5 mm (1/8") stereo mini-plug (male) to dual RCA (male) output cable; 45 RPM adapter; removable hinged dust cover



    Replacement Stylus: ATN3600L
    Communication System: Bluetooth Version 3.0
    Output: Bluetooth Specification Power Class 2
    Maximum Communication Range: Line of sight - approx. 10 m (30')
    Compatible Bluetooth Profile: A2DP
    Support Codec: SBC



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  • Downloads

    AT-LP60-BT Manual (pdf 2.59 M)
  • Reviews

    REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    Audio-TechnicaAT-LP60BK-BT Fully Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable
     
    2.9

    (based on 24 reviews)

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    36%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Great sound (13)
    • Simple controls (11)
    • Easy to set up (9)

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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Try this to sync...

    Okay, I almost returned this record player b/c I couldn't sync it. Turns out you have to hold the bluetooth button down for 5+ seconds. It initially flashes blue/purple and acts...Read complete review

    Okay, I almost returned this record player b/c I couldn't sync it. Turns out you have to hold the bluetooth button down for 5+ seconds. It initially flashes blue/purple and acts like it's trying to sync. If you continue to hold it down, the button starts alternating blue and RED. Then, it synced up perfectly. Totally silly but hope this helps someone.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Bluetooth not as advertised... buyer beware

    Plus side -
    Very ascetically pleasing
    Easy to assemble and operate

    Down side -
    The buttons are a made from a thin plastic, which will likely not contribute to...Read complete review

    Plus side -
    Very ascetically pleasing
    Easy to assemble and operate

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    The buttons are a made from a thin plastic, which will likely not contribute to a malfunction... but just feel cheap
    *** The Bluetooth function is terrible. Ive tried connecting it to three separate speaker systems to no avail. For example, do not count on this turntable to work wirelessly with a Bose Soundlink, sound-bar, or similar design. It appears to only work with speakers that you can actively manage from a computer screen. Really disappointing.

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    2.0

    Bought this unit from Dell-No bluetooth at all

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    from Florida

    Comments about Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-BT Fully Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable:

    12/2/17-I returned back the first one and Iam about to returne a replecement they send me
    Beware the bluetooth doesnot work at all
    Luis , Florida

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    • Casual Listening
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    • Casual Listener
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    • Less than a month
     
    2.0

    Took ages to connect to bluetooth.

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    from Kingston UK

    Pros

    • Great Sound

    Cons

    • Difficult Controls

    Best Uses

      Comments about Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-BT Fully Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable:

      Bluetooth not compatible with all speaker devices.Some speakers require software upgrade before it works with the turntable. Very frustrating. Also, the bluetooth drops from time-to-time if another bluetooth device is in the vicinity

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      4.0

      It's to set up no issues with Bluetooth

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      from Baltimore, MD

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Great Sound

      Cons

      • Buttons flimsy

      Best Uses

        Comments about Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-BT Fully Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable:

        East to set up, took me under 10min and Bluetooth worked on first attempt. Good sound.

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        1.0

        Incompatible with my bluetooth speaker

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        from New York

        Pros

          Cons

          • Incompatibility

          Best Uses

            Comments about Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-BT Fully Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable:

            I bought this with intentions using it's bluetooth feature. Turns out it's incompatible with my Beats Pill XL speaker.

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            • Casual Listening
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            • Audiophile
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            • Less than a month
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            5.0

            Love it!

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            from San Diego, CA

            Comments about Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-BT Fully Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable:

            Blue tooth turntable works awesome. Been enjoying it now for about six months.

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            • Intermediate
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            • Up to a year
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            3.0

            Beware of Bluetooth incompatibility!!

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            from Ardmore, PA

            Pros

            • Easy Controls
            • Great Sound

            Cons

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                Comments about Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-BT Fully Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable:

                I had purchased this device to pair with my Onkyo TX-8160 receiver but although it showed it paired, no sound was forthcoming! In searching the Audio-Technica site I found numerous individuals had the same issue. I plugged in a BTunes Bluetooth transmitter into the audio out from the turntable and that not only paired but offered sound! Moral of the story is it turns out there are three flavors of Bluetooth and they are not necessarily compatible!

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                • Casual Listening
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                • Less than a month
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                2.0

                Sounds great if you can get the BT to work

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                from Keller, TX

                Pros

                • Great Sound

                Cons

                • Bluetooth

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-BT Fully Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable:

                  Like everyone else, I too got suckered into this turntable because of the BT. It took about 5 tries to get it to connect to my speaker system but it finally took. Then, without any reason, it stopped connecting to my speaker. Tried for hours to reconnect without success. I tried other BT speakers and it worked great. I checked my speaker and I can connect with other system great. The turntable and this speaker are just no longer on speaking terms.

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                  • Less than a month
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                  2.0

                  Great Turntable, aside from major BT issues

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                  from Glen Burnie, MD

                  Pros

                  • Easy Controls
                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Great Sound

                  Cons

                  • BT is garbage

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-BT Fully Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable:

                    Great looking turntable, easy to set-up (it took me less than 5 minutes, although the red-ribbon got stuck to the tape and I had to put the belt on with my finger, but no big deal), which I bought for the BT feature, primarily. So, imagine my surprise when it came time to pair it with a Beats Pill 2.0. I figured this would also take less than 5 minutes: WRONG! After 40 minutes of tinkering with the BT button on the turntable, and having it lock on to BLUE, as well as hearing the Pill's synch sound effect, it still wouldn't transmit sound to the speaker. Finally, completely befuddled and frustrated, I gave up on the Pill and tried to synch my Amazon Echo. Since I could use the Echo's iPhone App to see/manage the turntable's presence on my WiFi network, I was able to select it once it came up (i.e., red and blue flashes on the BT light on the turntable) and it synch'ed to the Echo. After all that, it sounds great. However, for subsequent plays, you have to first press the BT button on the turntable to re-activate the connection (luckily, the Echo is always on, so no need to reactivate via the App every time, thank goodness!). The BT light stays solid blue throughout playback. The instruction manual doesn't specify this, big surprise, and word to the wise. In sum, had I known about all these BT debacles, I wouldn't have purchased this product. Caveat Emptor, consider yourself duly warned.

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                    • Intermediate
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                    • Less than a month
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                    5.0

                    Great Entry Turntable

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                    from Halifax, NS

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy Controls
                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Great Sound

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                        Comments about Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-BT Fully Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable:

                        Great turntable for anyone starting out with vinyl! The sound does not noticeably change the Bluetooth option as compared to the wired option. The buttons don't seem to be too sturdy but then again I don't think most people would be constantly pressing the 'start' 'stop' button. It was also super easy to set up and pair with another Bluetooth device, though I would recommend that you check the Bluetooth version on the device you intend to pair this turntable with, the turntable uses BT 3.0 and i'm not sure if it's backward compatible. I bought a BT 3.0 adapter for my samsung Hi-Fi system (which did not have built-in bluetooth option) and it paired rather quickly the first time, after that it takes only a second to pair since the turntable's bluetooth can store about 8 connections (after that, the oldest connection is deleted to make room for a new one). Overall, I love this turntable!

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                        2.0

                        Bluetooth-schmootooth!

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                        from Portland

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                        • Easy Controls
                        • Easy To Set Up
                        • Great Sound

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                            Comments about Audio-Technica AT-LP60BK-BT Fully Automatic Wireless Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable:

                            When I saw that this turntable offered Bluetooth pairing, that closed the deal. Given that I own one of the most popular brands of wireless headphones out there (Beats Solo 3 Wireless) I was sure they would work.
                            Nope.
                            More disappointing is how hard it was to get AT to acknowledge this. My initial email to customer service was met with a copy and paste of the owners manual. Thanks guys. My second attempt to contact finally resulted with this response: "we have received reports that the turntable does not pair with Beats."
                            I was going to just keep it and accept no bluetooth for me, but now the sound is slowing down too, so I'm thinking it's time to return it.

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                            • Q:

                              Which Bluetooth speakers and headphones can be used to connect with? I have heard that JBL speakers do not work.
                              Asked on 12/2/2017 by Lizzy from Barstow, CA

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                Please contact our Audio Solutions Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5000 or at audio-solutions@atus.com for assistance with this.

                                Answered on 12/5/2017 by ATUS_Specialist3
                            • Q:

                              Is the turntable not compatible with bose speakers? It won't connect to my soundlink, or my mini soundlink.
                              Asked on 11/28/2017 by Frustrated from Austin, TX

                              1 answer

                            • Q:

                              I have this product but when I plug the RCA cables into my amp the sound quality is very low. Do I need to purchase a separate pre-amp or 3rd party product to improve the sound quality? The sound quality is currently significantly better through my tiny bluetooth Monster speaker than my main sound system.
                              Asked on 11/24/2017 by Lance from Toronto, ON

                              1 answer

                            • Q:

                              Will this pair with my pioneer VS 1130
                              Asked on 11/20/2017 by Scotty from Waterford wi

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                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                Thank you for your inquiry. It should pair. I've had not reports to the contrary.

                                Answered on 12/6/2017 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
                            • Q:

                              the pitch is a little too high for some reason. ive checked the speed and it spins at its normal speed but the pitch is just higher than it should be how would i fix this.
                              Asked on 10/5/2017 by Chrisdim45 from inverness, IL

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                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                If the speed is operating properly then the issue is within the cutting of the record. Since there is a finite amount of space on the physical medium of the record, some records are cut at a faster speed in order to fit all of the material on the record.

                                Answered on 10/6/2017 by ATUS_Specialist3
                            • Q:

                              trying to connect Bluetooth to my HP laptop which is equipped with CSR 4.0 plug and play dongle, any suggestions? , it wont connect.
                              Asked on 10/1/2017 by Ed from Plymouth Ca.

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                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                The turntable will connect to compatible Bluetooth receiving devices such as headphones or speakers. Computers and smartphones are Bluetooth transceiver devices and will not connect to the turntable's Bluetooth transmitter.

                                Answered on 10/4/2017 by ATUS_Specialist3
                            • Q:

                              Can you completely remove the dust cover? The only place where I can put the player is a shelf that won't allow the dust cover to open all the way, which makes it really hard to switch out vinyls.
                              Asked on 8/24/2017 by Sam from undisclosed

                              1 answer

                            • Q:

                              Will this turntable pair with Sonos speakers?
                              Asked on 8/20/2017 by ross from Morristown, NJ

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                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                Sonos does not utalize Bluetooth wireless connection but rather wifi. You may connect the AT-LP60 models to your Sonos system via an analog connection such as a Sonos Bridge.

                                Answered on 8/21/2017 by ATUS_Specialist3
                            • Q:

                              Can I connect 2 speakers and a subwoofer (all wired) to this turntable?
                              Asked on 8/16/2017 by Michael from VA

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                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                Technically yes. You may need to plug into a third party device such as a crossover that will properly send appropriate frequencies to the sub and left/right mains accordingly.

                                Answered on 8/17/2017 by ATUS_Specialist3
                            • Q:

                              How do i remove the stylus?
                              Asked on 7/26/2017 by Adriana from California

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