Sony PS-HX500 Turntable for playing vinyl and recording in High-Resolution
Breathe new life into analogue masterpieces with DSD. Just hook-up the Sony PS-HX500 turntable to your PC via USB, play a record, and capture every aspect of the vinyl with DSD 5.6MHz native conversion. Convert your precious vinyl collection into High-Resolution Audio, take it out for a walk with your Walkman®, or just sit back and enjoy playing your vinyl originals.
Built-in Phono EQ
Supports both phono and line output so you can play through integrated amp or external phono EQ.
Convert your records to high quality digital music files
The PS-HX500 is equipped with a high-quality A/D convertor. So just connect it to your PC with a USB cable and record your vinyl as High-Resolution Audio tracks. This is a great way to backup your precious vinyl collection, or even take tracks outdoors with you on your Walkman®
Get your records ready to go
The authentic sound of vinyl, with all its warmth and smoothness, can be enjoyed anytime and anywhere with digital convenience—at home, outdoors, and in your car.
DSD Native AD converter
The internal A/D convertor supports native conversion from analogue to DSD 2.8MHz or 5.6MHz digital.
"Hi-Res Audio Recorder" free app for PC
Editing app for Windows and Mac OS X lets you easily cut unwanted parts of the recording and split tracks.
DSD for reproduction that’s truer to the source
DSD file format reproduces the subtlest nuances of sound, including the ambience of the performance. This purity makes it an ideal way to capture and play back the warm expression of vinyl.
Integrate it into your high-quality audio system
Connecting the PS-HX500 with a high-quality audio component system enables you to enjoy all your vinyl with all the raw realism they can offer.
Sound technologies for analogue enjoyment
Enjoy all the smooth and warm sound expressions your vinyl is capable of; the PS-HX500 is equipped with the high-quality audio technology to make it possible.
Newly designed integrated shell type straight tonearm
The integrated shell improves durability and stabilizes the cartridge for superior focusing and dimensionality of sound, while its lightweight structure improves traceability.
Highly stable belt drive system
The optimised spindle-bearing construction stabilises the belt drive to achieve natural sound reproduction.
High quality 5 mm rubber mat
Excellent adherence to the record’s surface minimises unnecessary resonance for clean sound
Aluminium die cast platter
The high-inertia aluminium die cast platter offers superb balance between strength and mass.
Acoustic-grade MDF cabinet
The 30mm thick MDF cabinet has excellent sonic characteristics for accurate soundstage reproduction.
Thoroughly insulated including rubber dampers to eliminate vibration from racks and other peripherals.
Glass epoxy circuit board
Using glass epoxy resin for the circuit board helps to provide better sound quality and stability.
Sony PS-HX500 Turntable With Hi-Res Ripping
· Internal A/D convertor and USB output to easily convert vinyl to DSD.
· Supports both phono and line output thanks to built-in Phono EQ.
· Two operating speeds: 33 1/3 and 45rpm.
· Highly stable belt drive system to achieve natural sound reproduction.
· The newly designed tonearm ensures an accurate tracking of phonograph records.