The HX500 can convert analog files into either Sony's proprietary DSD file format or 24-bit, high-resolution WAV files. These are Sony's formats of choice for its hi-res audio devices, and the HX500 is designed to work in concert with those devices. The turntable also includes a newly designed app that allows users to easily edit their converted files.
What's included in the box
- Adapter for 45 rpm.
- USB cable (6.56 ft)
- Phone Cables (4.92 ft, Red/White with Earth Lug terminal)
- High Resolution Audio: From source to speaker, Sony has brought together an array of technologies for the ultimate audio experience. For High-Resolution Audio files, the digital amp and specialized tweeters reproduce every subtlety, so you can hear each note as the artist intended.
- USB turntable with High-Resolution recording: Breathe new life into analog masterpieces with DSD. Just hook up the PS-HX500 turntable to your PC via USB, play a record, and capture every essence of the vinyl with DSD 5.6 MHz native conversion. Now you can archive your precious vinyl collection to a music server, or take it out for a walk with your Walkman. Combined with a high quality component system, this turntable also lets you enjoy an authentic delivery of your vinyls. Let the PS-HX500 turn your vinyls into a valuable source of High-Resolution Audio.
- Built-in USB Digital Output: Simply connect the turntable to a PC and rip your favorite vinyl tracks to music files.
- Built-in Phono EQ: Internal phono EQ amp lets you switch between Line and Phono output so you can play through integrated amp or external phono EQ.
- Vinyl lives forever in High-Resolution Audio: The PS-HX500 is equipped with a high-quality A/D converter. So just connect it to your PC with a USB cable and record your vinyl as High-Resolution Audio tracks (up to DSD 5.6 MHz or PCM 192 kHz/24 bit quality). This is a great way to backup your precious vinyl collection, or even take tracks outdoors with you on your Walkman®. Enjoy the smooth, natural, warm sound of analog masterpieces with all the quality they deserve, anywhere you are.
- LP/EP record playback: Two-speed turntable operates at 33-1/3 and 45 rpm so you can enjoy LP albums and EP singles.
- DSD Native AD converter: The internal A/D converter supports native conversion from analog to DSD 2.8 MHz or 5.6 MHz digital.