I haven't touched a vinyl record since I was a kid. I know there are a lot of people out there who have large vinyl record collections that they want to listen too. There are also a lot of folks out there who have vinyl that they want to turn into digital tracks to use with modern devices like the iPod. Crosley has announced a new portable turntable that is really cool and will play vinyl on the go.
The device is called the CR6002A Revolution and it is a portable belt-driven turntable. I really like the design that has the edges of the record sticking out and floating over the surface the turntable is sitting on. It will work with small 45 RPM records and larger 33 1/3 RPM records as well. The turntable also has a pair of stereo speakers built-in.
Other features include an integrated FM transmitter and the turntable ships with software for ripping tracks and converting them from vinyl to digital formats. The turntable does have to be connected to a PC or Mac computer to turn the vinyl tracks into digital songs via a USB port. The Revolution is coming soon and will sell for $149.95 with several colors available to choose from.
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