Akai AP-D40 Direct Drive Turntable

Akai AP-D40 Direct Drive Turntable


Made in Japan in the early 1980's.  The Akai AP-D40 is an impressive and solid performer - the plinth is made with from an anti-resonant compound - it's no plastic fantastic slouch at all.


It has a quality tonearm, with anti-skating for well-balanced sound. The removable headshell can accomodate a wide range of cartridges should you ever choose to upgrade. It has a built-in stroboscobe, and adjustable speed so that you can adjust the pitch to perfection.


It is a fully automatic turntable with all the controls on the outside - perfect for those who just want to enjoy the music.


This turntable has been recently serviced and is ready to spin for you. It also comes with a new stylus and is fully setup in all repects. It does have a lid and hinges have been recently added.



Platter: 310mm aluminium alloy diecast

Drive system: direct drive, fully automatic

Motor: dc servo motor

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.05%

Rumble: 73dB

Tonearm: static balance type

Effective length: 220mm

Cartridge weight range: 4 to 12g (including headshell)

Overhang: 15mm

Offset angle: 22 degrees 30 minutes

Dimensions: 440 x 140 x 403mm

Weight: 5.9kg