Music is all the rage these days and everyone is getting into the mix. If you’re new to the market or in need of a new turntable search no further. We’ve compiled a list of the best DJ vinyl turntables to date.
1. The Pioneer Pro DJ Black PLX-500
The PLX-500 is a beautiful turntable with a deck base designed after the PLX-1000. It makes a clean warm analog sound that you can’t get anywhere else. You can plug in your usb and record anything that’s playing off a record or load sounds from your hard drive. It features a sound plug that you can use for your speakers of phone and even has a digital album cover display to show off your cover art. The Pioneer Pro Dj PLX-500 comes in either black or white and includes a slip mat, dust cover, and a head shell.
2. The Numark PT01 Scratch
The Numark PT01 Scratch can be powered by a wall plug or batteries and be taken mobile. The scratch switch on the turntable is customizable and adjustable so it works for people who’re both left and right handed. It’s durable as it is mobile and is it’s own built in case. The outside of the turntable and what you sit it on doubles as the outer layer of the case, all you need to do is flip the turntable and fold it into itself. This makes it perfect for those dj’s who are on the go.
3. The Numark PT01 USB
We live in the modern age where almost every device has a USB port on it. This one has one and lets you convert music without the need of a computer. You can easily change from mp3 to wav and etc. The Numark PT01 USB has a hard dustcover that protects it as well as built in speakers so you can listen and record your music live. If you don’t want to do that it has a port for anyone to plug in their headphones for private listening.
4. The Numark NTX1000
The Numark NTX1000 Professional High-Torque Direct Drive Turntable has a 2.5 pound base that is vibration proof. This allows you to play that hard bass or loud music without having to worry about your turntable knocking over or falling off the table. It has an s shaped tonearm that’s easily height adjustable. It’s made of material that always makes a clear sound so you don’t have to worry about static or any other unwanted noise. The direct drive motor also plays your music in any speed that you want.
5. The RANE DJ Digital DJ Turntable (Twelve)
The RANE DJ Digital DJ turntable is 12 inches and it’s based is even motorized. Unlike other turntables the RANE DJ Digital DJ turntable doesn’t have a tonearm and is all digital. This makes it so there’s no error in recording and playback and the safe comfort of knowing there won’t be any white noise in the mix. It has a twin torque that gives out 3,600 ticks of resolution per rotation. The four decks lets you customize anything you could possibly think of and control more things at the same time.
6. The Audio-Technica ATLP-1240-USB
The Audio Technica AT-LP1240-USB Direct Drive Professional DJ turntable is popular for the high end people who play in night clubs or when on tour. The built in three phase motor it has never waivers and can play your music forward and backwards. This makes it a whole different experience when you want to record vinyls that you want onto your computer or flash drive. All of this is worked by it’s s shaped tone arm that’s easily movable. You can remove it and replace it anytime it breaks or has problems.
7. The DJTECH SL1300 Box
The SL1300 MK6USB is a turntable with a different feature than the rest of the list. The direct drive motor lets you control the pitch of your music or any sound you load in up to 50%. Combine that with the built in USB port and you have a recording and mixing session at the same time. The DJTECH SL1300 Box comes with an anti-skating mechanism for all of you who play your music in stereo mode. It’s easily connectable to windows plus Mac computers and comes in orange, silver, and black.
8. The PT01 Scratch
The Numark PT01 Scratch Portable DJ turntable tries to make turntables modern for the average consumer. It’s core main feature is that it’s portable and battery powered. As long as you keep the charged or have some extra batteries on you this is a great mobile turntable with the patented Numark Exclusive Adjustable Scratch Switch. The switch comes in any color you want and can be removed and placed for people who are right or left handed. It comes in a hard shell and doesn’t need a case since you can fold it in.
All in all these are the top ten dj turntables that you can get right now. The quality and features of each one provide a unique feel and experience that doesn’t disappoint. If you are a new or even an experienced dj these turntables are sure not to disappoint either.