A simple but solid belt-drive turntable. Here are Pro-Ject's specs: Turntable • Available...

Pro-Ject II Xperience Classic

  • A simple but solid belt-drive turntable. Here are Pro-Ject's specs:

    • Available finishes. Mahogany or olive veneer and piano-lacquered black
    • A quiet running AC motor with a two-step pulley drives the platter's outside edge via a belt.
    • The transparent acrylic plinth stands on three height-adjustable Sorbothane ®-damped aluminum cones.
    • The motor is decoupled from the plinth to reduce vibration transmission.
    • The resonance-optimized platter is a sandwich construction Utilising the hub, a fine-balanced medium density fiber platter weighing 2Kg, a 4mm thick flat-ground layer of vinyl and a screw-down metal record clamp.
    • The platter's low-tolerance chrome-plated stainless-steel axle runs on a Teflon bearing plate in a sintered bronze bearing housing.
    • Connection to the phono input of the amplifier can be made with connecting cables of your taste through the gold plated phono sockets and earth screw. A standard cable is provided.
    • External power supply Avoids potential electro-mechanical interference.

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    • As. At optional extra, the turntable is supplied with Ortofon 2M Red MM-cartridge fitted
    • The headshell and armtube are fashioned from a single piece of carbon-fiber.
    • Conical armtube Avoids standing wave reflections.
    • Inverted tonearm bearing Comprises four hardened stainless tips in ball races ABEC7 spec.
    • ring Ooops very solid arm bearing housings. The outside ring is open to avoid resonances.
    • Design of counterweight Effectively counteracts unwanted resonances.
    • The counterweight supplied is suitable for cartridges weighing between 6 - 10g. Alternative counter weights for cartridges weighing between 11 - 15g, 8 - 11g or 5 - 8g are available as accessory part of.
    • Counterweight shaft lowered to record level Reduces cantilever forces and dynamic wow when playing warped records.
    • Solid armbase permits accurate height adjustment of armtube and VTA (vertical tracing angle).
    • Single-screw fixing of armtube Allows rotation for easy adjustment of needle azimuth despite fixed headshell.
    • Silicone-damped armlift can be adjusted to suit working height of the arm.
    • The internal wiring Consists of flexible high-purity copper from the headshell right through to the gold-plated phono sockets.

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