New turntables each include a speaker, battery operation and direct-to-digital conversion of vinyl via USB. DUO DECK converts tapes too!

Cumberland, R.I. (Jan.  2012)  ION Audio, a leader in consumer audio and entertainment technology, introduces LP 2 GO and DUO DECK, two new ultra-portable USB conversion turntables with easy-to-use-software included. CES attendees can get a first look at LP 2 GO and DUO DECK at booth #12442 during the Consumer Electronics Show taking place January 10–13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

LP 2 GO and DUO DECK are highly portable turntables that include a speaker, headphone output, battery operation and the ability to convert vinyl records to MP3 music files with just a few mouse clicks. LP 2 GO plays and converts vinyl, and DUO DECK plays and converts both vinyl and cassette tapes.

LP 2 GO is the most versatile, innovative and portable turntable ever produced. Powered by four AA batteries and featuring a built-in speaker and an incredibly compact design, LP2GO is ready to move and is perfect for weekend getaways, the dorm room, or even for the beach. It has everything included to enjoy records anywhere. LP 2 GO can be powered via USB and includes a 1/8″ headphone jack to listen to records alone, plus the ability to connect to external speaker systems. LP 2 GO can also connect to a Mac or PC using the included USB cable, allowing music lovers to convert their music to MP3s using the included EZ Vinyl/Tape Converter software.

DUO DECK, another new turntable from ION, features a built-in cassette player to convert both cassettes and vinyl records directly to a user’s iTunes library. Like LP 2 GO, DUO DECK features a built-in speaker, an1/8-inch line output and can run on four AA batteries or USB. Included EZ Vinyl/Tape Converter software makes transferring vinyl or cassettes very simple. Both LP 2 GO and DUO DECK can convert 33 1/3 or 45 RPM vinyl records.

“ION revitalized vinyl by introducing the USB turntable to the world,” said Wendy Mittelstadt, ION Product Manager. “LP 2 GO and DUO DECK continue our innovation so anyone can convert vinyl or cassettes just about anywhere they go.”

LP 2 GO is expected to arrive in 2012 at and other retailers. LP 2 GO will have an MSRP of $69.99 U.S., while DUO DECK will be $89.99 U.S.  For more information visit