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Stanton T.80

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Stanton T.80

The Stanton T.80 brings futuristic looks and the latest digital technology together in a world-class turntable with a strong direct drive motor that pushes out 4.5 Kgf-cm of High Torque with 3-playback speeds System (33 RPM, 45 RPM and 78 RPM) for playing records, a straight tone arm ideal for scratching, plus two Start/Stop switches for mix or battle setup, a pitch control slider, Quartz Lock and removable target light. Apart from that, the handy Reverse and Start/Brake adjust control…

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Stanton T.80

The Stanton T.80 brings futuristic looks and the latest digital technology together in a world-class turntable with a strong direct drive motor that pushes out 4.5 Kgf-cm of High Torque with 3-playback speeds System (33 RPM, 45 RPM and 78 RPM) for playing records, a straight tone arm ideal for scratching, plus two Start/Stop switches for mix or battle setup, a pitch control slider, Quartz Lock and removable target light. Apart from that, the handy Reverse and Start/Brake adjust controls function give DJs total control over the device. It also comes with Unique digital features like Key Lock (Master Tempo) and S/PDIF output and it has a Black colour finish plus inclusive of a Stanton 500B cartridge, a slip mat and cloth dust cover. It is designed with high-quality all-aluminium look that gives the T.80 a solid feel for maximum stability and minimal resonance.

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The Stanton T.80 features a super High Torque Turntable with straight tone-arm. It has a strong direct drive motor that pushes out 4.5 Kgf-cm of High Torque with 3-playback speeds System (33 RPM, 45 RPM and 78 RPM) which is compatible to all existing records and enables user to listen to favourites from 33 RPM, 45 RPM and 78 vinyl record collections. The Motor is made of 8 pole, 3 phase, brushless DC motor that provides fast direct drive method to the device with Wow and Flutter of less than 0.15% WRMS (JIS WTD) that supports the three-speeds system. Apart from that, it also has a pitch bend of more or less 6% plus a starting time of less than 1 sec with 33 rpm. The Stanton T.80 is equipped with Start/Brake speed adjustment and Motor Off feature plus dual Start/Stop buttons and Reverse button. It uses the Electronic Braking system and the Braking Time is less than 1 second with 33 rpm. It also has a Pitch control slider with selectable range of more or less 8% to 12% plus a multiple time of speed change of less than 1 second with 33 rpm, less than 1 second from 45 rpm to 33 and less than 1 second from 33 rpm to 78 rpm. The T.80 is fitted with an Ultra-stable platter and straight, height adjustable Tonearm. The Tonearm offers perfect geometry and excellent control of spurious resonance, and is an ideal match for the supplied cartridge. It comes with a Static balanced straight shaped tone arm with Cardan's suspension plus effective arm length measures at 191mm, has Tracking Force range of 0 to 3g, Phono/Line output, 2 RCA outputs (cable included), Built-in Strobe Light, ground connector and the applicable cartridge weight is in the range of 6 - 10g. The T.80 is equipped with Key Lock built-in to enable DJs to adjust the tempo of a record without affecting pitch, while the S/PDIF digital output makes the T.80 great for archiving vinyl or for use with a digital mixer. The Digital Output (SPDIF) has 0.5Vp-p (Load 75 ohms). The T.80 also has a frequency response of more or less 2 dB/ RIAA filter 30 Hz to 20,000 Hz while the Total Harmonic Distortion plus noise (THD+N) is less than 0.03% at 1000Hz. It has a Signal to Noise Ratio of less than 65 dB while the power consumption for the device is 10 Watts and the AC line voltage is up to 100V – 240V, 50 – 60 Hz. The Stanton T.80 measures at 17.80-inch (45.2cm or 452mm) in width, 3.39-inch (8.6cm or 86mm) in height and 14.57-inch (37cm or 370mm) in depth. It weights in at 18.9 pounds (8.6kg).

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  • Scratching..

    Is the stanton's t 80 a good table for sctatching?? Would you recommend this setup for mixing hip hop and scratching? thanks, alex

    Answered by derwahnsinn93 2010-06-08:

    well, i havent used them, but the stanton t.52x are okay with scratching, and those are belt driven, these have much more torque because they're direct drive, so i'm thinking, for the price, they should be great for

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