RPM 1 Carbon utilizes revolutionary enhancements to improve the performance of the RPM series. A new, low resonance chassis holds an inverted platter bearing with a ceramic ball for further reduced rumble. An outboard 15V AC motor is smoothly driven using an ultra-precision AC generator with DC power supply for enhanced speed stability.
The 8.6″ S-shaped tonearm tube is made from carbon fiber, aluminum and resin. A complex 3-step process uses heat treatment and 100 bar pressure to strengthen arm tube rigidity, maximize internal damping, and reduce resonances to a minimum. This process makes the tonearm suitable for MM or MC cartridges. Additional features are a magnetic anti-skating mechanism and a TPE-damped counterweight. All ingredients add up to a miracle in sound and an ultra-stylish look!
RPM 1 comes complete with a Sumiko Pearl cartridge. For nearly 30 years Sumiko has provided the finest array of phono cartridges to discriminating analog enthusiasts around the world.
Available in Piano Black, Red, or White Finishes.
NOTE: An optional dust cover is available for the RPM 1 Carbon. Please use Cover it RPM 1/3 Carbon.
|Fitted Cartridge||Sumiko Pearl|
|Nominal Speeds||33 / 45 rpm|
|Motor Completely Decoupled||Yes|
|RCA Phono Jacks||Yes|
|S Shaped Tonearm||Yes|
|Tonearm||Pro-Ject 8.6S (carbon, aluminum armtube)|
|Effective Tonearm Length||8.6″ (218.5mm)|
|Effective Tonearm Mass||13.5g|
|Downforce Range||0 – 2.5 grams|
|Speed Drift||33: +/- 0.27% I 45: +/- 0.19%|
|Wow & Flutter||33: +/- 0.14% I 45: +/- 0.13%|
|Power Supply||Outboard Power Supply|
|Dimensions (WHD)||15 x 4.33 x 13.8 in., 380 x 110 x 350 mm|
|Weight||8.4 lbs., 3.8 kg|