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ProJect The Classic 2M Blue (Walnut)

ProJect

Manual Belt Drive Turntable

Special Bonus Offer: Buy this Pro-Ject Turntable and get a Spin Clean Record Washer for just $99

ProJect The Classic - Displayed without supplied lid/dustcover.

ProJect The Classic - Displayed without supplied lid/dustcover.
 

One-Piece Rigid And Low Resonance Carbon Fibre Tonearm. Fully Adjustable VTA And Azimuth. 


Damped Counterweight. Classic Frame "Retro Cool" Design. Aluminium/TPE Platter.


Includes Hinged Perspex Lid. Easy Setup.


Note: Includes 2m Blue Cartridge

Colour Selected: Walnut
Availability: In Stock
Delivery: Free Metro Australia Wide Delivery

Your price $1,290

Save $605 (Normally $1,895)

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Product Description

Incorporating classic looks and construction combined with high performance, Pro-Ject's aptly named The Classic offers everything the vinyl connoisseur could want.

Overview

Pro-Ject, The Classic, To celebrate 25 years in the industry, Pro-Ject has released what can only be described as one of the best looking Turntables on the market. With its retro styling taken from "frame" design popularised by Thorens and Linn from the late 1950's and 60's ensures visually it has what it takes.

Underneath “The Classic” is anything but retro, using two medium-density fibre plinth sections, which allows the motor to be separated from the the bearing and tonearm. Using a specially selected Thermo-Plastic Elastomer, isolates both from each other’s unwanted resonating vibrations.

The Tonearm is another cutting edge design feature, which only a few years ago would have been unthinkable at this price point, Using both carbon and aluminium to produce an extremely light tonearm with reduced damping properties. To finish off the tonearm a nickel-plated counterweight has also been included which keeps the look of “The Classic” true to the retro design without compromising on performance.

Note: The Classic is not supplied with a cartridge. However, this was at the request of many audiophiles world-wide who have their favourites. Choice of cartridge can make a world of difference. Get it right and it is magical but get it wrong and there is a whole heap of pain! Yes, we can help you make the right choice!

Precision-Built For High Performance: The heavy aluminium main platter construction utilises advanced thermo plastic elastomers (TPE*) for optimising resonance behaviour. A drawback for most of the old designs was the platter. Cast platters all have been heavy (which is good for speed constancy and low wow and flutter) but suffered very much from ringing effects which again caused colouration of the sound. The platter of The Classic is precisely machined out of a special aluminium alloy again damped with TPE, which offers special damping abilities. The subplatter / main bearing construction used is a similar system as on the Debut series. It is made of hardened steel/ Bronze bushing/ Teflon bearing mirror, which re-sults in very smooth low noise running smoothness of the bearing.

The main difference to the Debut bearing are the tolerances which are by factor 10 lower and therefore more precise (0.005%). Especially the subplatter is a very sophisticated part which is accurately machined and guarantees a very good isolation between bearing noise and the platter itself.

Best Turntable 2016-2017

"The deck is pre-fitted with a hybrid carbon/alloy tonearm that offers the potential to unleash even greater potential with better pick-ups, and rounds off one of the most stylish, snappy-sounding and user-friendly vinyl sources around. A new classic is born!" EISA

Keep It Clean Mate! To get the best performance, your records need to be clean. Arguably the best device available - especially for the price - is the German designed and made - yes you read correctly - is the Knosti Record Cleaning Machine.  This simple and clever design is easy to use and will remove most dust and grime from the grooves.

Our Take

The Project Classic derives its name from the classic looks of audiophile turntables from the late 50's through to the late 70s but has added innovative high-end technology that uses a compact, simple and elegant form factor. The Classic incorporates a combination of approved belt drive design using a low noise AC motor with an ultra precision frequency DC-driven AC generator for ultimate speed stability. Advanced technology is used for decoupling and the completely new designed tonearm. Dustcover and Ortofon cartridge included. Note, this turntable will not work with the Pro-Ject Speed Box. Speed change is operated manually, or electronically via the Speed Box SE.

  

  • Design: Manual Belt Drive Turntable with hydraulic lift.
  • Speeds: Nominal speeds 33 / 45 (manual speed change).
  • Cartridge: Optional extra
  • Tonearm: Pro-Ject 230mm Carbon/Aluminium one-piece tonearm - adding stiffness and reducing resonance around the pick-up cartridge.
  • Japanese ball bearing (base of tonearm)
  • Integrated central vertical cable outlet for unhindered arm movement
  • Ultra low friction Zircon pin-point cardan bearings (top & side)
  • Azimuth and VTA fully adjustable
  • TPE damped counterweight 
  • Mains bearing: stainless steel
  • Base: Metal/MDF sandwich chassis floating on TPE* suspension
  • Platter: Precision balanced TPE-damped aluminium platter.
  • Platter Mat: Felt Mat.
  • Feet: Height adjustable decoupling feet
  • Lid: Hinged Lid/Dustcover.
  • Output Jacks: Gold-plated RCA phono jacks.
  • Leads: Basic detachable RCA lead is included. This is an easy and low-cost upgrade - see recommendations below.
  • DC Motor: Motor decoupled from base for reduced vibration transmission and better sound.
  • Signal to Noise: -71dB.
  • Wow & Flutter: Not stated
  • Speed Drift: ±0.80%.
  • Input Impedance: 47k ohms/100pf.
  • Bearing: Precision stainless-steel bearing system for smooth, quiet platter rotation.

General Features

  • Power Supply: 230V Power Supply.
  • Power Adaptor: 15V DC/1.6A
  • Consumption: 5 Watt max / < 0.5 Watt standby.
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 460 x 131 x 351mm dustcover closed.
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 460 x 395 x 405mm dustcover open.
  • Gross Weight (Inc Packaging): 12kg.
  • Nett Weight: 10.2 kg.
  • Colour: Walnut. Also available in Eucalyptus and Rosenut
  • Manufacturer's Warranty: 2 Years 

Note: Features And Specifications Subject To Change Without Notice. E&OE.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Name Manual Belt Drive Turntable
Brand ProJect
Cartridge Description No Cartridge Supplied
Main Features Belt Drive, Plays 33's & 45's
Finish/Colour Walnut
Shipping Weight (kg) 12.5000
Price Range $1,895

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