Pro-Ject Primary E (Black) Turntable

Pro-Ject Primary E (Black)

Turntable

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Open Box Guide Price
(3 available across all stores)

£169.95 RRP £179.0000

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5%

 

Refurbished Guide Price
(2 available across all stores)

£159.95 RRP £179.0000

SAVE

11%

 

Remember, these are clearance items and therefore condition and accessories/promo items supplied may vary. Please call/email the store to check the price/stock/condition and reserve your clearance bargain before making a special journey. Due to costs, we cannot transfer clearance stock between branches or sell via mail order - sorry!
ALL CLEARANCE ITEMS ARE FULLY GUARANTEED FOR 12 MONTHS. Please note that extended guarantees are not available on these products.

”A great first turntable.” ’What Hi-Fi?’ 2019 award-winner.

Focused on sound quality. Pure and simple

Putting engineering excellence above ‘bells and whistles’, the Pro-Ject Primary E is designed for the best sound quality at its price. The deck features a high quality 230 volt motor for smooth running. The main bearing is made from stainless steel and runs within a Teflon-coated bronze bushing. This type of engineering quality is usually reserved for much more expensive decks and helps give the Primary E its class-leading sound quality.

A winner made better
Already a multi-award-winner, the Primary E now uses a totally revised motor for purer sound. Out go the old plug-based power supply and 9v motor to be replaced by a superior, directly connected 230v motor previously used in higher spec Project decks. Without an external power supply and the necessary processing, the new Primary E offers a low distortion, and extremely stable sound.

Easy set-up
Despite offering genuine hi-fi sound, the Primary E is designed for ease of use. From unboxing, all that's needed is for the platter to be placed on the bearing, the belt attached, the stylus guard removed and you're good to play. Both cartridge and counter weight are already fixed so there's no need for complicated adjustments.

Factory-fitted Ortofon cartridge
This deck comes pre-fitted with a top-brand Ortofon OM 1S cartridge. Giving smooth, natural sound quality, the OM 1S tracks smoothly and sounds musical. As part of the Optimum Match (OM) range, the stylus is upgradable to 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 models, giving plenty of scope for future upgrading.

Simple is best
In a classic case of form following function, the Project Primary E offers effortless style through its pared down minimalism. Unlike like some, though, it’s not so pared back that it doesn’t feature a lid – a smart acrylic lid is standard with the Primary E.

The ideal starter turntable, the Project Primary E is still the perfect introduction to vinyl seduction.
”A great first turntable.” ’What Hi-Fi?’ 2019 award-winner.

Focused on sound quality. Pure and simple

Putting engineering excellence above ‘bells and whistles’, the Pro-Ject Primary E is designed for the best sound quality at its price. The deck features a high quality 230 volt motor for smooth running. The main bearing is made from stainless steel and runs within a Teflon-coated bronze bushing. This type of engineering quality is usually reserved for much more expensive decks and helps give the Primary E its class-leading sound quality.

A winner made better
Already a multi-award-winner, the Primary E now uses a totally revised motor for purer sound. Out go the old plug-based power supply and 9v motor to be replaced by a superior, directly connected 230v motor previously used in higher spec Project decks. Without an external power supply and the necessary processing, the new Primary E offers a low distortion, and extremely stable sound.

Easy set-up
Despite offering genuine hi-fi sound, the Primary E is designed for ease of use. From unboxing, all that's needed is for the platter to be placed on the bearing, the belt attached, the stylus guard removed and you're good to play. Both cartridge and counter weight are already fixed so there's no need for complicated adjustments.

Factory-fitted Ortofon cartridge
This deck comes pre-fitted with a top-brand Ortofon OM 1S cartridge. Giving smooth, natural sound quality, the OM 1S tracks smoothly and sounds musical. As part of the Optimum Match (OM) range, the stylus is upgradable to 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 models, giving plenty of scope for future upgrading.

Simple is best
In a classic case of form following function, the Project Primary E offers effortless style through its pared down minimalism. Unlike like some, though, it’s not so pared back that it doesn’t feature a lid – a smart acrylic lid is standard with the Primary E.

The ideal starter turntable, the Project Primary E is still the perfect introduction to vinyl seduction.
Brand Project
Colour Black
Speeds 33 / 45
Replacement Stylus Code Stylus 1S
Cartridge Included? Yes - Ortofon OM1S
Auto/Manual manual
Belt Drive/Direct Drive belt_drive
Power Consumption- Normal Use 4.5
USB No
Weight (KG) 4
Dimensions WxDxH (mm) 420 x 330 x 112
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First record deck that for years, Excellent deck This was bought as a birthday present. Initial setup was Google Max Speaker, Pro-Jet MM phone and the Pro-Ject Primary E (Black) deck as a prove of concept; all worked. Sound was very good just need to update my amp and speakers.
Date published: 2020-07-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Ignorance is bliss When it said belt drive i didn't realize it was a flimsy tiny thing around deck, and when it said non auto I didn't realize at the end of the record the stylus would scrap into the paper center making ridiculous noises requiring a dash back into room to manually lift arm. Wish I had stuck to my original choice and not let the sales man influence my decision.
Date published: 2020-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ease of use and set up Got this a month ago and delighted with the ease of use and set up Sounds great
Date published: 2020-07-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great looking turntable I have only just bought the turntable, but so far so good. Happy with the look and sound quality.
Date published: 2020-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great turntable! Nice sound. My vinyl has been sitting in the loft for years, Some are very hard to find on cd so decided to get a turntable, glad I did.
Date published: 2020-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Project - Pro-Ject Primary E Great turntable for the price. Looks slick and sounds spot on.
Date published: 2020-06-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great entry level turntable I needed to replace a hand me down turntable and bought to is based on reviews. I already had a phonostage so didn’t need to buy the next model up. The player played a record that previously skipped with ease and improved against my old player. Really easy to setup except for the band which was trickey to start with. I thought this may cause issues moving forward but three weeks later no issues with changing speed. The rca is attached so there isn’t much scope for upgrades if that’s your bag so geared towards beginners.
Date published: 2020-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Crystal clear sound at a budget price I bought the Primary E as an upgrade to a basic ‘Supermarket’ model and I can’t believe the difference it has made to the listening experience. Most of my vinyl is 30 odd years old and like many, I am familiar with every hiss, crack and pop but listening to them now is like a whole new experience. I love the lack of automation and the clean minimalist design, the tone arm lowering mechanism is a delight to watch as the needle gracefully kisses the vinyl after a gentle descent. So it looks good and sounds amazing, I only wish I’d upgraded sooner.
Date published: 2020-06-12
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In-Store Clearance Item

Open Box Guide Price
(3 available across all stores)

£169.95 RRP £179.0000

SAVE

5%

 

Refurbished Guide Price
(2 available across all stores)

£159.95 RRP £179.0000

SAVE

11%

 

Remember, these are clearance items and therefore condition and accessories/promo items supplied may vary. Please call/email the store to check the price/stock/condition and reserve your clearance bargain before making a special journey. Due to costs, we cannot transfer clearance stock between branches or sell via mail order - sorry!
ALL CLEARANCE ITEMS ARE FULLY GUARANTEED FOR 12 MONTHS. Please note that extended guarantees are not available on these products.