Back to series MTT 990


MTT 990

Audiophile Direct-Drive Record Player incl. cartridge

  • Quartz-controlled direct drive for the perfect desired speed
  • No belt slippage, unrestrained dynamics
  • Heavyweight turntable with a case made of solid MDF
  • 10-inch J-tonearm for the lowest possible tracking angle error
  • Thanks to three speeds (33 1/3, 45, 78 r.p.m.) with a corresponding pickup, also suitable for shellac records

Audiophile Direct-Drive Record Player incl. cartridge

The Magnat MTT 990 is the first record player in Magnat´s company history. It was created with all our knowledge gathered from 45 years of hi-fi development and the expertise of proven analogue specialists. And because our standards are so high, the first Magnat record players just had to have a direct-drive system.
The goal was to combine the reliability of studio and DJ turntables with audiophile acoustic characteristics.


Video: Unboxing / Commissioning MTT 990

Test reviews

What do trade magazines say about this product?

Equipped for all pickups

The tonearm is height adjustable in a few simple steps. This means you can set it perfectly for any pickup on the international market or also experiment with different mat heights.

One button for all events

The drive is extremely easy to operate: All three speeds and Start/Stop are set on the MTT 990’s large rotary knob.

Cartridge with best references

An Audio Technica AT 95E is pre-installed perfectly before leaving the factory. This MM system is one of the best-selling and most frequently tested worldwide. It sounds very natural and harmonises with the vast majority of all phono preamps on the market

No chance of vibrations

The feet supporting the MTT 990 are particularly important. Their special design prevents vibrations from the supporting surface from affecting the scanning.

Technical specifications


Principle
  • Quartz-controlled direct drive
Weight
  • 11 kg
Dimensions (WxHxD)
  • Cover closed: 450 x 162 x 367 mm
  • Cover open: 450 x 412 x 412 mm
Cabinet surface
  • Piano Black
Speeds
  • 33 1/3, 45, 78 rpm
Wow & flutter
  • < 0.08% (33 1/3 rpm)
Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted)
  • > 72 dB
Torque
  • > 2.2 kgf cm
Signal/noise ratio (unweighted)
  • > 65 dB
Platter diameter
  • 305 mm
Platter weight (net)
  • 1.9 kg
Tonearm length
  • 10“
For cartridges weighing
  • 3 - 10 g
For cartridges with a dynamic compliance of
  • Medium – medium-stiff
Overhang
  • 15.3 mm
Offset angle
  • 21.4 °
Weight of headshell
  • 9 g
Adjustment range of tracking force
  • 0 – 40 mN / 0 – 4.0 g
Adjustment range of antiscating
  • Analogue to tracking force
VTA (height adjustment)
  • 6 mm

Highlights


Cartridge
  • High-performance cartridge ´Audio Technica AT 95E´ with elliptical stylus
Platter
  • Heavy, solid platter made of precision-turned, high-compressed special polymer
  • Full-size platter (diameter: 12“ / 305 mm)
  • The record can be placed directly on the platter or on a felt mat (included)
Drive
  • Quartz-controlled direct drive with high torque motor
  • Comfortable one-button control
  • Speed selection: 33 1/3, 45, 78 rpm
  • Low standby power consumption: <0.5 Watt
  • Power supply 115 / 230 VAC 50/60Hz (switchable)
Signal/noise ratio (A-weighted)
  • > 72 dB
Cabinet
  • Solid MDF cabinet
  • Acrylic dust cover can be optionally mounted
  • High-quality glossy lacquering
  • Height-adjustable, decoupling feet
Cabinet surface
  • Piano Black