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Pro-Ject T1 Phono SB Turntable
The complete entry-level turntable
The T1 Phono SB from Pro-Ject Audio is the first T-Line turntable, aiming to deliver true high-fidelity sound on a limited budget. Boasting premium materials, stylish aesthetics and a rich, lively sound, the extensive development process has ensured that there has been no compromise in the sound performance when achieving such an affordable price.
With a built-in, Pro-Ject designed, high-quality MM phono stage and an electronic speed switch between 33 and 45 RPM, the T1 Phono SB is the perfect turntable for customers starting their journey into vinyl.
The Pro-Ject T1 Phono SB is supplied with a heavy, low-resonance glass platter. A significant upgrade from plastic or lightweight steel alternatives, this new platter both looks stylish & provides the consistent speed that your vinyl needs to sound its best.
In the T1 the motor drives a flat belt-system, attached to a newly designed sub-platter, which is mounted into an ultra-precise 0.001mm main bearing with a hardened steel axle and brass bushing. Resulting in reduced feedback from the bearing when compared to other turntables, and also the added advantage of not having to fiddle with the belt once it's in place!
To make it as easy as possible for customers to get started with the Pro-Ject T1 Phono SB an electronic speed control is integrated into the turntable - activated with a simple switch on the front-left of the plinth. This allows easy switching between the two most common speed formats, 33 and 45 RPM.
Switchable phono stage on-board
The Pro-Ject T1 Phono SB also includes an on-board switchable moving magnet phono stage. This means that the turntable is ready-to-go out of the box, but also has the flexibility for the customer to upgrade their phono stage in the future. This could be a separate phonostage, or an in-built phono in their existing amplifier.
The Pro-Ject T1 Phono SB has a straight, 8.6” tonearm with a stiff aluminium construction. This one-piece tonearm also features low-friction bearings for absolute accuracy in use. Besides the clean and stylish looks, the integrated headshell won‘t cause any additional vibrations either, a big upgrade from common screwed or glued-on headshells you normally see in turntables at this price point.
The Pro-Ject T1 Phono SB comes pre-fitted with an Ortofon OM5e Moving Magnet cartridge, which features an elliptical diamond stylus tip for accurate playback and a pre-weighted counter weight. Meaning it is ready to play, straight out of the box! No adjustments, no need to balance the tonearm.
The plinth supporting the Pro-Ject T1 Phono SB is created using precision CNC routing, meaning there are no hollow spaces, as well as no plastic pieces, commonly found in entry-level turntables, resulting in avoidance of unwanted vibrations. The turntable is available in a stylish Piano Black finish.
Precision belt-drive with accurately regulated speed
stability and electronic 33/45 RPM speed change
• Built-in switchable phono stage - no external phono
• Anti-resonant sub-platter design
• Heavy 8mm, zero-resonance blasted-glass platter
• Precision CNC‘d heavy full chassis:
NO hollow spaces, NO plastic
• Ortofon OM5e Moving Magnet pickup
• 8,6“ highly precise and light aluminium tonearm
• Low friction, vibration free tonearm bearing
• One-piece tonearm design with integrated headshell
• Super shielded, semi-symmetrical, low-capacitance
phono cables - purpose designed by Pro-Ject
• Vibration absorbing feet
Elegant dustcover with adjustable hinges
Available in High-Gloss Black, Satin White and Walnut
• Hand-made in Europe
Speed: 33, 45 (electronic speed change)
Principle: Belt drive
Speed variance: 33: 0.7% 45: 0.6%
Wow & Flutter: 33: 0.25% 45: 0.23%
Platter: Heavy 8mm, blasted-glass platter with felt mat
Main bearing: Stainless steel/brass
Signal to noise: 65dB
Tonearm: 8.6” aluminium
Effective arm length: 218.5 mm
Overhang: 22.0 mm
Effective tonearm mass: 8.0 g
Counterweight for mass: 5 - 10g (pre-mounted)
Tracking force range: 0 - 50mN (17.5 mN pre-adjusted)
Outputs: RCA Phono/Line (switchable)
Included accessories: dustcover, feltmat, power supply,
high-quality phono/line RCA cable
Power Supply: 110 - 240V/50, 60Hz; 15 V DC 800mA
Power consumption: 4.5 Watt max
Dimensions: 415x100x335 mm (WxHxD)
Weight: 3.8 kg net