The Numark NTX1000 is an entry-level direct drive turntable. It packs a serious punch especially for its price, and comes with modern turntable features like a USB port and RCA jack outputs. A decent turntable for DJs on a budget looking to add a pair of decks for DVS use or spinning with vinyl.
First Impressions / Setting up
The Numark NTX-1000 is a straightforward turntable for DJs on a budget. It’s got an S-shaped tonearm, a USB output for ripping vinyl to your laptop, and switchable phono / line RCA outputs. It also comes with an adapter for playing 45 records.
Using the Numark NTX1000 feels great and it definitely plays better for the price. The platter feels great to work with and the fully adjustable start and stop times help to fine-tune your experience. The digitally enabled pitch/speed controlled is a nice bonus since you can press a button to instantly reset.
The NTX1000 is hard to beat if you’re looking for an affordable workhorse turntable. Amazon reviewers praise the NTX1000 as being better than a more expensive turntable. One reviewer did mention that there are some compatibility issues with certain cartridge brands.
The Numark NTX1000 should be on your radar if you’re looking for an inexpensive, no-frills turntable that punches above its price point.