The Pro-ject T1 iSB Phono turntable is the key to making this system work at it's price point because it comes in at price of $399 with built-in phono MM stage. Pro-ject T1 features the Debut Aluminum tonearm, custom on-board phono stage, and an Ortofon OM 5E cartridge. The T1 has a 33/45 rpm speed selector button and includes a dust cover. The Audioengine A5 has both a remote control and a volume knob on the front of the speaker. It comes in two versions: A5 ($399) which is a traditional powered analog speaker, and A5+ ($469) which adds bluetooth - the photo showing the little antenna is the bluetooth version.