Audio-Technica Revives the Sound Burger Portable Turntable After 40 Years

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Audio-Technica has unveiled a slew of gadgets this week, one of which is returning to the market 40 years after its original release. Yes, the Japanese manufacturer has rehashed the iconic Sound Burger, a portable turntable, now enhanced for modern-day listening.

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The Bluetooth-compatible gadget is yet another element of AT’s 60th-anniversary celebration. It is remarkably lightweight and easy to tote from place to place, deeming it a must-have for vinyl enthusiasts who want to make the most of their 33 1/3 and 45 RPM records. Audio-Technica claims it is “designed for both portability and stability,” which is fully proven by its dynamic balance system, high-precision motor, and die-cast aluminum alloy platter. Plus, it has a lengthy 12-hour battery life, so you can keep the singles spinning and the party going for up to half a day.

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Moreover, the retro-inspired record player is powered by a lithium-ion battery and charges via USB-C, going to show that even Audio-Technica is well up to date. Seeing as the perfect set of turntable-ready bookshelf speakers can be hard to pin down, the reinvented Sound Burger offers seamless connectivity to Bluetooth devices, so you can enjoy all your favorite records using anything from AirPods to wireless speakers. 

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Audio-Technica’s Sound Burger Portable Bluetooth Turntable is available on its webshop for $199.