Project RPM1 CARBON (White)

Turntable

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£349

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"A modern and elegant design resulting in a superb-sounding turntable" Hi-Fi Choice magazine. Group Test Winner.

Carbon fibre tone-arm

Although impressively engineered throughout, the new design of tone-arm deserves special mention. The 8.6", S-shaped tone-arm is constructed from carbon fibre, aluminium and resin, using special heat and pressure processes for maximum rigidity. Increased rigidity reduces resonance, so music sounds tighter, punchier and more detailed than before. There's also counterweight damping for reduced distortion and magnetic anti-skating - so no more fiddly weights and wires!

Isolated motor unit
One of the most striking features of the Pro-Ject RPM 1 Carbon has always been its separate motor unit, which ensures that noise and vibration from the motor don't interfere with the delicate pickup area. The RPM 1 Carbon features a new, ultra-precision motor, giving ultra-low vibration and maximum speed stability. The motor housing uses thick damping at its base, and a new hardwearing inverted platter bearing with a ceramic ball has been introduced. For ease of use, the power switch is located directly on top of the motor unit.

Factory-fitted Ortofon 2MRed cartridge
The final flourish to this turntable is the inclusion of an Ortofon 2MRed cartridge. Usually valued at around £85, it's a fantastic bonus to have bundled in with the turntable. Its elliptical-shaped stylus provides a balanced and distortion-free sound that's also kind to your records in terms of its low wear rate.

For true music lovers, the sound of vinyl simply doesn't get any better at this price.

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

"A modern and elegant design resulting in a superb-sounding turntable" Hi-Fi Choice magazine. Group Test Winner.

Carbon fibre tone-arm

Although impressively engineered throughout, the new design of tone-arm deserves special mention. The 8.6", S-shaped tone-arm is constructed from carbon fibre, aluminium and resin, using special heat and pressure processes for maximum rigidity. Increased rigidity reduces resonance, so music sounds tighter, punchier and more detailed than before. There's also counterweight damping for reduced distortion and magnetic anti-skating - so no more fiddly weights and wires!

Isolated motor unit
One of the most striking features of the Pro-Ject RPM 1 Carbon has always been its separate motor unit, which ensures that noise and vibration from the motor don't interfere with the delicate pickup area. The RPM 1 Carbon features a new, ultra-precision motor, giving ultra-low vibration and maximum speed stability. The motor housing uses thick damping at its base, and a new hardwearing inverted platter bearing with a ceramic ball has been introduced. For ease of use, the power switch is located directly on top of the motor unit.

Factory-fitted Ortofon 2MRed cartridge
The final flourish to this turntable is the inclusion of an Ortofon 2MRed cartridge. Usually valued at around £85, it's a fantastic bonus to have bundled in with the turntable. Its elliptical-shaped stylus provides a balanced and distortion-free sound that's also kind to your records in terms of its low wear rate.

For true music lovers, the sound of vinyl simply doesn't get any better at this price.
More Information
Dimensions WxDxH 380 x 350 x 110
Power Consumption- Normal Use 5
Weight (KG) 3.8 KG
Brand Project
Colour White
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Pretty and Sounds Nice, BUT This turntable looks great and sounds fantastic, but, unless you play albums start to finish, this isn't for you. Cueing is by the lift arm only as the carbon tonearm is so light (for good reason) you'll be all over the place trying to cue an album track, and there's no deck to rest on to stabilise your grip. Speed changing is simple enough, but to change from 45 to 33 frequently will become tedious. The final bug bear was the annoying squeak on start up! See video attached. Even more annoying was that I had to argue my point re the squeak so I didn't get hit 15% on returning it, despite another turntable in store not demonstrating the same fault that proved to be a motor issue. Sense eventually prevailed. If you're looking to buy this turntable, think very carefully on how you will use it, otherwise it's just a nice ornament.
Date published: 2017-04-08
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Project Turntable is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 1.
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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

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Free UK delivery

Next day delivery and timed options available for online purchases of selected products. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later 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

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 / trace in discounts.
T&Cs apply

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

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

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