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Turntables - Belt Drive vs. Direct Drive

Created: 02/07/2017 | Modified: 06/27/2017

As I mentioned in my previous article on cartridges (“needles”), turntables are getting very popular again. This is probably a good time to take a step back and look at the two main types of turntables in use today—belt-drive and direct-drive—explore how they work, what the thought is behind each one, and what the pluses and minuses are of the two types.

Akai Pro BT500 and BT100 - Adjusting and Replacing the Belt

Created: 01/31/2017 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The Akai Pro BT500 and BT100 belt-drive turntables are exquisitely crafted, premium performance turntables that extract every musical detail and subtle nuance from your beloved record collection. As a turntable owner, it's important to understand how the

Akai Professional BT500 Turntable - EZ Vinyl Converter Tutorial

Created: 08/30/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Professional BT500 Turntable makes it easy to convert your vinyl collection into digital files using the aptly named, EZ Vinyl Converter software. In this video, we show you how to quickly download, install and setup EZVC. For more on the BT500

Akai Professional BT500 Turntable - Playing and Bluetooth Pairing

Created: 08/30/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Professional BT500 Turntable makes it easy to play your vinyl collection through nearby Bluetooth speakers. In this video, we take a look at the back of the BT500 and show you how to set up the turntable for playback via RCA out or Bluetooth spe

Akai Professional BT500 - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 04/29/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Pro BT500 belt-drive turntable extracts every musical detail and subtle nuance from your beloved record collection. This article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the Akai Pro BT500.