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Pro-Ject X1 B Satin Walnut
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Pro-Ject X1 B Satin Walnut
This award-winning turntable has set a standard for showing the audio world how proper execution of basic principles in turntable design can amount to audiophile-caliber sonics affordably.
It attacks the problems of isolation & resonance from multiple angles featuring height-adjustable TPE-damped aluminum feet, a massive plinth of top-quality MDF, a solid acrylic record platter, and a one-piece carbon-wrapped aluminum tonearm tube with precision bearings. Its motor is also shielded, TPE-isolated and fed by the cleanest power delivered by Speed Box technology for push-button speed change and spot-on stability.
The X1 B also integrates with all of Pro-Ject's Balanced components for the cleanest sound possible. In the early days of music recording and reproduction, balanced operation was necessary to stave off noise. This was the standard. However, as demand increased for easier, more affordable at-home listening, unbalanced (RCA) connections were developed & implemented for cost-cutting & ease-of-manufacture and were popularized. Balanced connection in music reproduction became a thing reserved only for the ‘high-end.’
For Pro-Ject, the question became this: why NOT position our customers to hear the difference? This is why X1 B along with our balanced phono preamps (and cables!) were developed. We invite you to experience the difference achieving balance makes in your enjoyment of analog playback. What it translates to in its most concise definition is more music, less noise. With noise eradicated, expect a new degree of depth to the sound stage allowing more detail to emerge and exceptionally heightened dynamics. Your favorite records truly offer more than meets the ear, and X1 B is equipped to deliver the full extent of what you’ve been missing.
- "True Balanced Connection” by Pro-Ject
- RCA phono & 5-pin mini XLR output
- Electronic speed control (33/45rpm)
- High-precision sub-platter design
- Stainless steel platter bearing with bronze bushing
- Teflon ‘mirrors’ for lowest possible rumble and noise
- 8.6" one-piece carbon-wrapped aluminum tonearm
- TPE-damped counterweight
- Azimuth and VTA adjustment
- High-mass (1.5kg, 20mm thick) resonance-free acrylic record platter
- Thick CNC-machined plinth of top-quality MDF
- Finished in luxurious 8-layer paint or real-wood veneer
- Shielded semi-symmetrical low-capacitance phono cable
- Height-adjustable TPE-damped aluminum isolation feet
- Handmade in Europe
**Please note, all Pro-Ject purchases are FINAL. Currently we do NOT stock inventory for any of their offerings. Orders for your selections are placed immediately with Pro-Ject when they're ordered via our site and are final for us as well. As such, we will not allow cancellations. This is a ZERO-EXCEPTION policy. Please reach out with any questions you may have ahead of time and be certain of what you're ordering before you place the order. Thank you!**
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