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Pro-Ject‘s classic turntable design reimagined!
Real high-end features – True audiophile sound
The X1 is based on the same concept as the P1, but improved in every aspect thanks to modern materials and new production methods. Inside it houses a sophisticated DC/AC generator board which, combined with the convenient speed control board, delivers clean and stable power to the quiet-running motor. For even further improved performance, the motor is decoupled from the main plinth using a new motor suspension system. In the X1, the motor drives a new, heavy, non-resonant Acryl platter via a sub-platter drive system and a premium grade main bearing for liquid smooth rotation.
The X1 is also better than its predecessors, thanks to the super-stiff, perfectly tempered Carbon/Alu sandwich construction tonearm. This new 8.6” tonearm design is incredibly light and stiff, with improved resistance to external interference. Finished as a one-piece, with no resonance-inducing headshell, the X1 can also be set for azimuth and VTA adjustment. The tonearm is then supplied with a TPE-damped counterweight, further reducing cartridge-tonearm resonances.
Supplied either with or without a brand new Pro-Ject Pick it S2 MM cartridge, manufactured by the cartridge experts at Ortofon but voiced by the design team at Pro-Ject, it can be ready to play within a few minutes of unboxing. Also supplied in the box is our Connect-IT E RCA cables, a semi-balanced, low-capacitance cable with superior shielding that’s optimized for turntable use. Lastly, height-adjustable feet in their Alu/ TPE sandwich construction are a very exclusive but necessary feature to level up the turntable and effectively isolate it from the surface it is place on. The X1‘s 8 layers of painting and the hand-polished finish guarantee its luxury appearance.
In the box:
Speed - 33, 45, 78 (electronic speed change)
Principle - belt drive
Speed variance - 33: 0.30% 45: 0.25%
Wow & flutter - 33: 0.15% 45: 0.13%
Platter - 20mm thick, 1.5 kg heavy acryl
Main bearing - stainless steel/brass
Tonearm - 8,6” carbon/aluminium sandwich
Effective arm length - 218,5 mm
Overhang - 18 mm
Effective tonearm mass - 10,0g
Tracking force range - 0 - 30mN
Included accessories - 15volts DC /0,8A power supply, Dust cover, Connect it E Phono cable, feltmat
Power consumption - 5,0 watts max /< 0.3 watt standby
Dimensions - 415 x 125 x 335 mm (WxHxD)
Weight - 7 kg net / 9.5 kg gross weight