Audio-Technica AT-LP7 Upgraded with A3SE cartridge

Audio-Technica AT-LP7 Upgraded with A3SE cartridge

Top of the line AT-LP7 turntable enhanced with The Vessel A3SE cartridge
Lifts sound quality and performance above beyond original turntable configuration
Special elliptical diamond tip radius: 7.6µm × 15.5µm
Low-mass aluminum alloy cantilever for tracing accuracy and fidelity
The Vessel a3SE - sound competitive with many cartridges selling for over $400.


Audio-Technica AT-LP7 Upgraded with A3SE cartridge


Product Info

Top quality turntable with finest materials and structures designed for highest performance around Audio-technica's VM cartridge line
40 mm-thick MDF chassis damps vibration and limits low-frequency acoustical feedback
Top-rated Superb sounding A3SE Cartridge installed in a 10 g AT-HS10 headshell, stylus replaceable with any other seven styli in the Vessel Line
Precision J-shaped tone arm features a metallic gimbal suspension system and precision bearings to mitigate tracking errors, and includes an adjustable counterweight and anti-skate control. The height of the tone arm can be adjusted from 0 mm to 6 mm to accommodate a wide variety of cartridges.
built-in switchable MM/MC phono/line preamp for connection to components with or without a dedicated phono

- Type: 2-speed, fully manual operation
- Motor: DC motor
- Drive Method: Belt drive
- Speeds: 33-1/3 RPM, 45 RPM
- Turntable Platter: Polyoxymethylene
- Wow and Flutter: <0.08% WRMS (33 RPM) at 3 kHz
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >60 dB1
- Output Level: Pre-amp “PHONO”: 4.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
- Pre-amp “LINE (MM)”: 280 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
- Input impedance: 100 Ohms
- Phono Pre-Amp Gain: MM: 36 dB nominal, RIAA equalized
- MC: 56 dB nominal: RIAA equalized
- MC Input sensitivity: 0.4 mV - Power Supply Requirements: 100 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 0.6 A max.
- Power Consumption: 5.5 W
- Dimensions: 450.0 mm (17.72") W x 352.0 mm (13.86") D x 157.0 mm (6.18") H
- Weight: 8.3 kg (18.30 lbs.), without dust cover
- Accessories Included: Top-rated superb sounding The Vessel A3SE cartridge with replaceable stylus; AT-HS10 lightweight headshell; power cord; dual RCA (male) to dual RCA (male) stereo cable; 45 RPM adapter; dust cover - Replacement Cartridge: VM520EB
- Owners Manual:

The Vessel A3SE Cartridge Specifications
- Type: Moving Magnet
- Frequency range: 20-25,000 Hz
- Output voltage @ 1kHz: 3.0 mV
- Channel balance @ 1kHz: <1.5dB
- Channel separation @ 1kHz: 22dB
- Dynamic compliance (100Hz): 8 × 10-6 cm/dyne
- Tracking ability at 2.0g : 60 µm
- Cantilever: Special type aluminum pipe
- Stylus type: Super elliptical
- Stylus tip radius: 7.6µm × 15.5µm
- Tracking force: 2.0 g
- Internal impedance @ 1kHz: 670 ohms
- Internal inductance: 270 mH
- Recommended load resistance: 47 kOhm
- Recommended load capacitance: 100-300pF
- Cartridge color, body/stylus: Black/Gold/Sky Blue
- Weight: 6.0 g
- Stylus replacement: A3SE stylus


Footnote 1: We tried it with the AT-OC9 and AT-ART9 without any issue.

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