Crosley CR8005A-TU Cruiser Portable 3-Speed Turntable, Turquoise
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- Belt-driven portable turntable with NP6 needle
- Manual return tone arm
- Plays 3 speeds: 33 1/3, 45, and 78 RPM records
- Dynamic full range stereo speakers
- RCA and headphone jack outputs
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|Dimensions||4.63 inches x 10.5 inches x 14 inches||6.38 inches x 13.38 inches x 13.75 inches||13.78 inches x 5.12 inches x 10.04 inches||14.3 inches x 6.5 inches x 13.4 inches|
|Item Weight||5.5 pounds||5.5 pounds||5.7 pounds||0.09 pounds|
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From the Manufacturer
Crosley Cruiser Turntable
Enjoy the Rich, Warm Sound of Vinyl on the Go
Put down the iPod and mobilize your music with the Crosley Cruiser three-speed portable turntable. Constructed of wood and bound in a leatherette material, the briefcase-styled record player is lightweight and easily transported. Built-in stereo speakers allow listening to music without having to connect it to a speaker system. Cruise over to a friend’s house and experience vinyl’s superior sound together.
- Vinyl-wrapped exterior case
- Belt driven turntable mechanism with manual return tone arm
- Plays 3 speeds - 33 1/3, 45 and 78 RPM records
- Dynamic full range stereo speakers
- AC power adapter
- RCA audio out
- Headphone jack
- Portable audio ready-simply plug in any portable audio device or mp3 player
Crosley Cruiser - Portable Listening Anywhere, Any Time
The Crosley Cruiser's hard and portable vinyl-wrapped case with handle latches closed, completely containing the lightweight turntable to take anywhere.
Dynamic Full Range Stereo Speakers
Two built-in stereo speakers eliminate the need to carry additional speakers.
Portable Audio Ready
Listen to mobile apps or digital audio by plugging in any portable audio device or MP3 player into the auxiliary port on the rear of the Cruiser.
Plays Three Speeds
The Crosley Cruiser plays any 33 1/3, 45 And 78 RPM records, and includes a built-in 45 adapter.
RCA Audio Out
For an additional punch, RCA outputs on the rear of the device next to the power adapter plug allow the Cruiser to hook up to any external speaker system.
Located near the headphone jack, one simple knob controls power and volume.
Available in a Variety of Colors
The Crosley Cruiser is available in a wide variety of colors and styles to suit any taste or decor.
|CR8016 Messenger||CR8005A Cruiser||CR6019 Executive||CR6232 Nomad||CR6230 Snap||CR6250 Keepsake Deluxe|
|Plays 3 Speeds - 33 1/3, 45 & 78 RPM Records||Plays 3 Speeds - 33 1/3, 45 & 78 RPM Records||Plays 3 Speeds - 33 1/3, 45 & 78 RPM Records||Plays 3 Speeds - 33 1/3, 45 & 78 RPM Records||Plays 3 Speeds - 33 1/3, 45 & 78 RPM Records||Plays 2 Speeds - 33 1/3 & 45 RPM Records|
|Speaker||Dynamic Full Range Speaker||Dynamic Full Range Stereo Speakers||Dynamic Full Range Stereo Speakers||Dynamic Full Range Stereo Speakers||Dynamic Full Range Stereo Speakers||Dynamic Full Range Stereo Speakers|
|RCA Output||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||RCA Analog Output is Switchable to PHONO or LINE Out (RCA Cable Included)|
|Variable Weighted Tonearm||✓|
|Power||Battery or AC Adapter||AC Adapter||AC Adapter||AC Adapter||AC Adapter||AC Adapter|
|Dimensions (w x h x d) / Weight||15.5" x 4.5" x 10.5" / 4.5 lbs||14.00" x 4.63" x 10.50" / 5.5 lbs||14" x 11" x 4.5" / 6 lbs||17" x 4" x 13" / 10.5 lbs||17" x 5" x 11.5" / 12 lbs||17" x 7" x 11" / 12 lbs|
Top Customer Reviews
I picked this up last night during Black Friday to replace my old system (turntable+preamp+stereo+speakers) and I have to say, it's an awesome little machine. Everything is self contained here, meaning you don't need the absurd amount of equipment I previously listed, but rather can pur on a record and play (just don't be an idiot like me and forget to take the needle cover off and then wonder why it's not working). Just think "Excellent Little Record Player" and you have the basic jist of what this is. There are a few things to note however:
Size: It's actually smaller than it looks. Which is't a bad thing. A 33 1/2 will hang off the side while playing, but that's no big deal. If anything, that only adds to the portability and is a great thing.
Speakers: The only bad thing I can say about this little guy is that his speakers are not very good. Playing straight through the player has a small, thin, tinny sound. This to me isn't worth taking a star off though, because anyone who is into vinyl is going to be running it through an external speaker (I'm just running mine into my iPhone dock and that sounds really good). For what this product is designed to be (a small and mainly PORTABLE player), you can't really fit larger speakers on it, so like I said before, it's a non-issue. Also, there is a headphone jack so you can plug in there.
If you're already into vinyl and want a smaller player to travel with or are looking for something less expensive to start your journey into audiophilia, this is a great little player.Read more ›
A few months back, I had the opportunity to listen to vinyl the way it was meant to be heard. An old friend of mine invited me over to listen to some records of some post hardcore and progressive albums of some guys we listened to back in middle school and high school. My mind was blown at the sound quality. He went on to explain how vinyls work and the benefits to having an analog sound and all of that good stuff. After hearing the quality of the sound as well as the nostalgia overload, I knew this was something I was going to get into eventually.
About 3 weeks ago, I decided to finally pull the trigger on starting this obsession. However, I'm a college student with plenty of bills to pay, and didn't want to jump right into spending $800 on a setup when I knew I was going to spend a crap load of money on vinyls as it was, and not knowing if this was something I was going to stick with or not.
I did a lot of research. Basically everyone was telling me something I was very familiar with, (I'm a computers/tablets salesman) which was "You get what you pay for." And more specifically, "You want to spend at least $350-$400." I still knew I wasn't ready to drop that kind of cash. I ended up asking a couple of my friends who were also getting into the hobby of vinyl collecting, and they recommended this little guy. They told me not to pay attention to the reviews, and that it was a great turntable to start with. I looked at the reviews anyways, and came to the conclusion that hey, its has 4 stars. The thing cant be that bad. So I ordered it.
It came in a couple days later, and I was able to put a couple of the records I had already purchased to the test.Read more ›
* It's cute! The cosmetic design is really quite charming and I can see why people are attracted to it.
* It weighs nothing. Seriously. The dust cover on my Technics turntable weighs more than this thing.
* It's completely plug-and-play. Easy to understand why newcomers are less intimidated by Crosleys than by more sophisticated turntables. You literally just plug it into a power outlet and start playing. There is absolutely no setup required.
* Sound output is pathetically weak. Even with the volume turned all the way up, the Cruiser's two speakers aren't as loud as my cell phone's tiny single speaker.
* The quality of the sound is also substantially worse than my cell phone. Stereo 33s sound like mono 78s.
* This record player will destroy your records. How? Keep reading.
Out of curiosity, I dug out my digital stylus force gauge to find out if the tracking force is really as heavy as some reviewers have claimed. Yes, folks, it is. So heavy, in fact, that it wouldn't even register on my gauge (which maxes out at 5 grams).
(For those of you who are new to all this: anything over 3 grams is likely to cause premature wear and damage to your records, ESPECIALLY if the stylus is of poor quality -- which is the case with the Crosley Cruiser stylus.)
The sapphire stylus, attached to a crude plastic cantilever, is enormous. I can't imagine that it would be much safer than playing your records with a rusty nail. It might be okay for playing some trashed old 78s but it'll chew up your 33s and 45s quickly.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Do not buy this record player!!! After hearing so much about it, I got one to try out at barnes and noble...
First, the audio quality sucks... Read more
We've had this for close to three years. Still sounds great! The size makes this very convenient. Guests are always impressed by this thing! We listen to it almost every other day. Read morePublished 4 hours ago by Natasha Robinson
bought it for my granddaughter's 14th birthday and she loved it!!Published 9 hours ago by edie costa
Can't beat this record player. So cute, portable, and fantastic sound. I was very surprised! Great deal. My 5 year old can even put on records. We love it!Published 21 hours ago by Chelsea McBride
No issues with the needle here! Not an expert on record players by any means but for the lay music fan, it's a solid choice. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Amazon Customer
So pleased with this record player. Bought it for my daughter for her birthday and we all love itPublished 2 days ago by Jenny Kiner
For any player you get, you're getting what you pay for. That being said, it'd be expected that the player at least turn on. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Amazon Customer