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 but no lid hinges.
Platter: 310mm aluminium alloy diecast
Drive system: direct drive, fully automatic
Motor: dc servo motor
Speeds: 33 and 45rpm
Wow and flutter: 0.05%
Tonearm: static balance type
Effective length: 220mm
Cartridge weight range: 4 to 12g (including headshell)
Offset angle: 22 degrees 30 minutes
Dimensions: 440 x 140 x 403mm