Project ELEMENTAL (Silver)

Turntable

Out of stock
£160
"The Elemental is yet another top-class budget deck from Pro-Ject. It's a fine first step on the vinyl ladder." What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision magazine. 5-Star review.

Engineered for superior sound

Designed to take on the more usual 'plastic' designs at this price, the Pro-Ject Elemental has the same basic engineering values of its more expensive designs. So for the base and platter, Pro-Ject uses high density MDF. This gives increased mass and better damping properties, both of which are ideal for providing lower distortion. A further advantage of the high mass platter is that it provides a more consistent speed, helping both pitch and timing consistency.

Plug 'n' play
Despite offering genuine hi-fi sound, the Elemental has been designed to be as unintimidating as possible. 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 complex adjustments.

A style statement
As you'd expect from the makers of some of the coolest turntables in the business, the Pro-Ject Elemental destroys the opposition in terms of style just as much as it does with sound. The stripped down aesthetic mirrors the minimalist look of their more expensive turntables and comes with a choice of coloured trim.

True hi-fi quality, style and superb value are simply elemental in making this a class-leading turntable.

We'll happily come to you!

Our experienced advisors are able to visit you at your home or place of work today, to help select the right equipment at the best prices.

6 Year Guarantee included What you get

Full parts and labour cover
If your unit goes wrong we'll fix it. No quibbles and no fuss. (Excludes projector bulbs)

Like for like machine replacement if unit is unrepairable
If, for any reason, we are unable to repair your unit, we'll replace it. Naturally, models do change, so while we can't guarantee that it will be the same model, we do guarantee that it will have equivalent specifications

Our VIP club is completely FREE for ALL customers and comprises a fantastic set of privileges. Sign up instantly in-store or online

Lowest price guaranteed! We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

Buy now, pay later available
on purchases over £500 For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Find out more

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call or ask in-store for details

"The Elemental is yet another top-class budget deck from Pro-Ject. It's a fine first step on the vinyl ladder." What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision magazine. 5-Star review.

Engineered for superior sound

Designed to take on the more usual 'plastic' designs at this price, the Pro-Ject Elemental has the same basic engineering values of its more expensive designs. So for the base and platter, Pro-Ject uses high density MDF. This gives increased mass and better damping properties, both of which are ideal for providing lower distortion. A further advantage of the high mass platter is that it provides a more consistent speed, helping both pitch and timing consistency.

Plug 'n' play
Despite offering genuine hi-fi sound, the Elemental has been designed to be as unintimidating as possible. 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 complex adjustments.

A style statement
As you'd expect from the makers of some of the coolest turntables in the business, the Pro-Ject Elemental destroys the opposition in terms of style just as much as it does with sound. The stripped down aesthetic mirrors the minimalist look of their more expensive turntables and comes with a choice of coloured trim.

True hi-fi quality, style and superb value are simply elemental in making this a class-leading turntable.
More Information
Auto/Manual manual
Belt Drive/Direct Drive belt_drive
Cartridge Included? Yes - MM
Dimensions WxDxH 430 x 330 x 90
Dimensions WxHxD (mm) 430 x 90 x 300
Phono Input No
Power Consumption- Normal Use 4
Replacement Stylus Code Stylus 5E
Speeds 33 / 45
USB Output No
Weight (KG) 2.7
Brand Project
Colour Silver
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing look. Super cool Bought as a present. A great gift. Quality sound. Sounds as good as it looks. Would buy again
Date published: 2018-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Affordable . Works well . Happy with it. Good looking .
Date published: 2017-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Looks great sounds fantastic hardest bit is putting the band on the motor and turntable just don't rush it then plug it in and listen to your tunes
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Style and Substance Stylish and superbly engineered, this turntable screams quality from all angles. It looks good (or at least different) and sounds even better (depending on the rest of your set-up of course). Once you get the belt fitted - set aside some time for this, and maybe get another pair of hands to help - plug in and play and you're away! Before taking the plunge on this model, I admit I did a lot of dithering. I really wish I'd taken the initiative sooner.
Date published: 2017-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from simply great Looks cool, simple set up and sounds great. Budget price but rich in sound. One of my best purchases for decades.
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound for little cost Bought the project elemental after being recommended in store sound quality is spot on for price of item plus love the fact it's different looking really stands out from the normal turntables set up out of box take 5 minutes well impressed
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply amazing I was a little sceptical about this turntable when I purchased it, due mainly on it's looks. How wrong was I. For the price, this turntable is nothing less than amazing. Every album I have played on this since I bought it has sounded truly amazing. The clarity of sound is second to none, this turntable will give some of the big names a run for their money. I would recommend this to anyone looking to purchase their first turntable, or anyone who is looking to upgrade.
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good deck, but not without its design issues and I had a faulty cartridge Nice, but issues; my deck had its cartridge weight set incorrectly out of the box; records skipped. Checked with scales; counterbalance was set to half recommend value! Fortunately I knew how to rectify that, but many people wouldn't and existing owners may be damaging their collection or not hearing the deck at its best due to an incorrect tracking force. As in other reviews; that belt! Perhaps more of an issue for me because I was approaching the deck from the front rather than above as many would (unit placed on a middle shelf), but once you so much as touch the belt, off it pings and you can spend a frustration filled few minutes trying to get it back on. The spindle has been machined slightly too big; can be really difficult to get records on an off. Eventually exchanged unit for a Denon; too many issues and my cartridge was also faulty- was scraping the playing surface of most records. RS customer service excellent though in sorting out the exchange.
Date published: 2017-01-05
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We'll happily come to you!

Our experienced advisors are able to visit you at your home or place of work today, to help select the right equipment at the best prices.

6 Year Guarantee included What you get

Full parts and labour cover
If your unit goes wrong we'll fix it. No quibbles and no fuss. (Excludes projector bulbs)

Like for like machine replacement if unit is unrepairable
If, for any reason, we are unable to repair your unit, we'll replace it. Naturally, models do change, so while we can't guarantee that it will be the same model, we do guarantee that it will have equivalent specifications

Our VIP club is completely FREE for ALL customers and comprises a fantastic set of privileges. Sign up instantly in-store or online

Lowest price guaranteed! We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

Buy now, pay later available
on purchases over £500 For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Find out more

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call or ask in-store for details