For those DJs that love to scratch on the go, Numark has released its new PT01 scratch portable turntable. The PT01 is the latest edition to Numark’s series of portable record players and is designed for portable turntablists and ‘portablists’.
Portablism involves DJs can using portable turntables to scratch 7 inch vinyl records anywhere and everywhere. This growing trend has a huge following so now doubt the PT01 scratch will be a popular choice for many.
The PT01 features an adjustable scratch switch that users can unscrew and switch the left of right hand side to suit their needs. Alongside this are two headphone jacks, two RCA outputs for connecting to other equipment and a non slip cartridge system allowing the stylus to stay in contact with the grooves in your vinyl regardless of playing angle or vibration.
This compact battery powered device comes with an onboard speaker so users can scratch while you move. Also included is a USB output that enables users to record directly on to their laptop.
Numark senior product manager Chris Roman said: “The PT01 Scratch takes the portable turntable to the next level, by being the only one to provide a real scratch switch. DJs everywhere are going to love this.”
Players can spin at 33rpm, 43rpm and 78rpm, and the lower corner controller knobs allow users to adjust volume, tone and RPM. The PT01 can plug into a wall outlet and the unit is house in its own durable, sleek carry case so Users don’t have to worry about safe transport.
Watch the promotional video below to see the PT01 in action. Available to pre-order online now.