Turnbtables On a Budget – Ion USB Models
Are you planning to buy a turntable? If yes then make sure that you buy the best one. There are many turntables available in the market and one of the superior turntables is offered by ION.
You can connect ION USB turntable to your PC which helps in converting all the vinyl data into digital media. With this turntable you get two software’ for converting data from vinyl into digital form.
The data conversion software provided with ION USB turntable for Mac OS is EZ audio converter and for Windows OS is Vinyl / EZ Tape converter. It is possible to save your music in iTunes library through both this software.
You can easily understand how to use ION USB turntable because a manual is provided with this turntable so that the user can know how installation is done and the turntable is operated. Even a novice can operate this incredible turntable.
With the power cable provided with it you can connect ION USB turntable with ease. If you want to connect the turntable to your home stereo then you can use RCA audio output cable provided with it. You can also copy the records on the PC by using this turntable.
There are two options available for connection and they are Line and Phono options. You should select Phono option when you want to connect your home stereo to the input of the turntable while Line option should be used while connecting your turntable with the input of CD or TAPE or AUX.
In ION USB turntable there is a power button for switching it on and off. For connecting your computer to the turntable a USB cable is provided with it.
In this turntable there is a motor drive belt in the drive ring under the platter. A user has to fasten the platter to the turntable before operating it. There is a ‘Start and Stop button for starting and stopping the turntable motor.
By connecting any audio source, Tape or Reel-to-Reel player to the stereo line input you can send signal from USB to the PC. To get top quality sound you need to first install phono cartridge before using the stereo line input.
The platter of ION USB turntable is controlled by the RPM buttons. The turntable platter can revolve at the speed of 33 and 45 rpm. At both these speeds you can do recording of 78 rpm records. The speed of working can be known through a red LED.
In this turntable adequate stylus pressure must be applied on the record. To increase pressure on the stylus you have to balance the head shell and the cartridge assembly by using counterweight.
Anti-skate adjustment knob compensates the inward tracking forces in tone arm. Due to arm clip the tone arm remains secure when at rest. You must always remove the head shell and use an arm clip to secure it in order to prevent the tone arm or turntable from getting destroyed during transportation.
The tone arm tube secures the head shell and the cartridge assembly with the help of aluminum tone arm lock nut. Over the head shell cartridge is placed and it can be changed.
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