Turntable with High-Resolution recording
PS-HX500, What Hi-Fi? 5 Star Award
"There's no mistaking Sony's penchant for detail", Sony PS-HX500, What Hi-Fi?, May 2016
Digitally captures analogue 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 favourite 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®.
Get your records ready to go
The goodness of vinyl, without the bulk
The authentic sound of vinyl, with all its warmth and smoothness, can be enjoyed anytime and anywhere with digital convenience—at home, outdoors, and in your car.
Advanced features do the heavy lifting
Simply connect the PS-HX500 to a PC's USB port and convert your vinyl tracks into high quality digital ones. The supplied PC application lets you rip, edit and store tracks from your vinyl records.
DSD Native AD converter
The internal A/D converter supports native conversion from analogue to DSD 2.8 MHz or 5.6 MHz digital.
"Hi-Res Audio Recorder" free app for PC
Editing app for Windows and Mac OS X lets you easily cut unwanted parts of the recording and split tracks.
DSD for reproduction that's truer to the source
DSD file format reproduces the subtlest nuances of sound, including the ambiance of the performance. This purity makes it an ideal way to capture and play back the warm expression of vinyl.
Relive the master performances right away
Integrate it into your high-quality audio system
Connecting the PS-HX500 with a high-quality audio component system enables you to enjoy all your vinyl with all the raw realism they can offer.
Sound technologies for analogue enjoyment
Enjoy all the smooth and warm sound expressions your vinyl is capable of; the PS-HX500 is equipped with the high-quality audio technology to make it possible.
Turntable—stability in motion
The turntable uses the latest techniques to deliver extremely stable rotation for optimal and natural delivery of your music.
What's in the cabinet
Sony's excellent speaker technology has been incorporated in the MDF cabinet to deliver high acoustic quality.