Whereas most corporations are targeted on touting their newest web-related fridges or self-driving automobiles at CES, Sony is kicking it previous-faculty and introduced a turntable at its press convention.
Sure, just like the sort of turntable that may play your previous vinyl LPs — besides in case you simply acquired into vinyls and are nonetheless increasing your assortment.
It’s referred to as the PS-HX500, and is designed for individuals who need to protect their vinyl in excessive-res high quality, or simply take pleasure in their vinyls on the go. It’s delivery this Spring for an undisclosed worth.
You’ll be able to plug the system to your laptop computer and transcribe vinyl into digital information (WAVs or Sony’s proprietary format), or simply play top quality audio by way of a related speaker system. Keep in mind the great previous time you needed to rip your CDs into iTunes? Sony is making an attempt to revive this cumbersome course of, with a twist. The corporate’s turntable options anti-vibration and anti-skipping ripping.
The brand new turntable might be extra Sony displaying audiophiles that they’re getting critical about excessive-high quality audio. The product was launched as we speak at Sony’s CES keynote, the place the corporate spent a great deal of time discussing the significance of excessive-definition audio all through their product line.
Whereas we’re unsure how many individuals will want the brand new PS-HX500, somebody ought to let Martin Shkreli know that he now has a brand new solution to play his $2M one-of-a-sort Wu-Tang-Klan album.