Meet the turntable that plays records and lets you convert tracks to portable Hi-Res Audio for the authentic sound of vinyl that can go with you. Sit back and enjoy superior quality analog sound or plug it into your PC to digitally capture the music at its best for personal listening on compatible Hi-Res Audio players. It’s vinyl reborn.
Sound & Vision Top Pick!
"With analog and hi-res digital outputs, and a built-in phono preamp, the Sony PS-HX500 has what you need to bring your vinyl collection into the 21st century digital world."
The Way The Artists Truly Intended
The subtlest nuances and studio quality sound are captured with High-Resolution Audio. Sony’s passion for music unites every component we build from signal to speaker, while advanced technologies such as DSD audio encoding help create the ultimate listening experience.
Digitally captures analog in its purest form
Turntable for playing vinyl and recording in High-Resolution
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 aspect of the vinyl with DSD 5.6 MHz 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.
USB Digital Output
Connect the turntable to a PC to rip your favorite tracks to music files.
Built-in Phono EQ
Supports both phono and line output so you can play through integrated amp or external phono EQ.
Vinyl goes portable in High-Resolution Audio
Convert your records to high quality digital music files
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. This is a great way to backup your precious vinyl collection, or even take tracks outdoors with you on your Walkman®.
|Drive system||Drive system||Belt Drive|
|Wow and flutter||0.25% or less|
|Speed||Speed||33 1/3 r/min, 45 r/min|
|Platter||Platter||φ296 mm, Aluminum Diecast Alloy Component|
|Arm||ARM Pipe Material||Aluminum Alloy Component|
|Arm shape||Straight ARM|
|Cartridge body color||Black|
|Cartrigde weight||5 g|
|Head Shell Material||Aluminum Diecast Alloy Component|
|Tracking Force||3 g|
|Audio output||Earth Terminal||Yes|
|Line Out (PHONO EQ)||Yes|
|Line Out Level||190mV at 1KHz|
|Phono Output Level||3mV (at1kHz)|
|RCA Terminal or Cables||RCA Terminal (Gold)|
|USB connector||USB connector||B type|
|DSF 2ch||5.6MHz / 2.8MHz|
|WAV 2ch||44.1kHz / 48kHz / 96kHz / 192kHz (16bit / 24bit)|
|PC Driver||Windows: Model Exclusive ASIO Driver|
|Mac: Built in Mac OS X driver|
|Recording PC application||Hi-res Audio Recorder (Not included. Download from customer support website.)|
|Supported MAC OS X||10.9, 10.10, 10.11|
|Supported Windows OS||Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (32, 64bit)|
|General||AC Adaptor||Ye s|
|Power Efficiency||Class 6|
|Power Requirement||AC100-240V 50/60Hz|
|System Update (Internet/USB/PC)||PC|
|Accessories||Supplied Accessories||Adaptor for 45r/min|
|USB cable (2 m)|
|Phone Cables (1.5m, Red / White with Earth Lug terminal)|
|Weights and Measurements|
|Weights and Measurements||Dimensions (Approx.)||Unit: 16 7/8 x 4 1/8 x 14 3/8" (430 x 104 x 366 mm) (W x H x D)|
|Carton: 20 3/64 x 7 9/16 x 16 57/64" (509 x 192 x 429) (W x H x D)|
|Weight (Approx.)||Unit: 11.9 lbs. (5.4 kg)|
|Carton weight: 15.4 lbs. (7 kg)|