1Xpression Carbon Classic is the 6th generation of the hi-fi classic “Pro-Ject 1,” which was presented for the first time in 1991. No other entry-level turntable concept offers a more audiophile quality. The current version includes a totally new carbon tonearm with spin-off “EVO” technology. Its innovative gimbal design features a resonance damping counterweight, which encourages the best performance from any cartridge. The belt drive design offers a low noise motor with effective motor decoupling.
The complex main platter construction is a unique feature in this turntable price range, and is similar to Pro-Ject’s Xtension models. Advanced thermo plastic elastomers (TPE) are used in a sandwich construction with aluminum alloy for optimized resonance behavior. The platter bearing axle is made from low tolerance chrome-plated stainless steel running on a Teflon bottom in a bronze bearing housing. The turntable main plinth is from low resonance MDF, which is effectively decoupled from structure-born noise by special absorbent feet that use TPE technology. As a special feature, this package comes with the outstanding Otrofon 2M Silver cartridge, which features silver spools for ultimate fidelity.
Available in Gloss Piano Black, White, Olive Wood, or Mahogany Wood finishes. Not compatible with Speed Box S or Speed Box DS.
Note: This product is a special order. Please allow 6-12 weeks for delivery.
|Speed||33, 45 (manual speed change)|
|Speed varianc||33: 0.2% 45: 0.18%|
|Wow & flutter||33: 0.14% 45: 0.13%|
|Main bearing||Stainless steel|
|Tonearm||8.6” Carbon EVO|
|Effective arm length||218.5 mm|
|Effective tonearm mass||8.0g|
|Tracking force range||0 – 30 mn (2M 18 mn recommended)|
|Included accessories||15 volts DC /0.8A power supply, dust cover|
|Power consumption||4.0 watts max /< 1 watt standby|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||415 x 130 x 335 mm|
|Weight||5.5 kg net – 8.0 kg gross|