Hifi News - Pro-Ject
Pro-Ject Box Design DS2 Line
Pro-Ject launch the Box Design DS2 Range
he full Pro-Ject Box Design DS2 Line was first seen in February 2017 at the Bristol HiFi Show. Since then Pro-Ject have busily been getting each model in the range into production. They are now happy to announce that a nine-strong range of products is available across the UK.
Pro-Ject Essential III
Pro-Ject Expand the Essential III Turntable Range
ro-Ject are expanding the Essential III turntable range by adding two new turntables, the Essential III A which is the Essential III with an acrylic platter and the special edition George Harrison Record Player – pictured. The original Essential III is being upgraded to have a new MDF platter. All three models come with an aluminium tonearm and an Ortofon OM 10 cartridge.
Pro-Ject Essential III
Pro-Ject Launch The Essential III Turntable
he Pro-Ject Essential III turntable (£239) replaces the multi-award winning Essential II, and expands on its predecessor both aesthetically and audibly.
Pro-Ject launch the Primary turntable
he Pro-Ject Primary at £189 is a belt driven turntable that comes supplied with arm, an Ortofon OM 5E MM cartridge and a detachable dust cover. The Primary can play at both 33 1/3 and 45 RPM – The speed change is manual. A separate version with a built-in USB phono stage is also available.
Pro-Ject's VT-E officially launched as a bona fide product
ro-Ject has finally released the VT-E. This was first shown at CES 2016 and caused quite a lot of tongues to wag as it could be hung vertically from the wall. The VTE has its own record clamp so you don't need to worry about your vinyl going rollies. There will also be a left handed version.
Pro-Ject Classic - Turntable
Pro-Ject Launch The Classic Turntable
he £799 Pro-Ject Classic Turntable is a celebratory belt driven turntable for Pro-Ject's 25th Birthday and was first seen at the Munich High End HiFi Show 2016. The Pro-Ject Classic takes the vintage aesthetic "frame" design of those iconic turntables from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s but adds modern technology to deliver an exciting sound in an attractive and easy to set up package. The Classic offers both 33 1/3 rpm and 45 rpm replay via a manual speed change.
Pro-Ject RPM 3 Carbon
Pro-Ject Launch The RPM 3 Carbon Turntable
he Pro-Ject RPM 3 Carbon Turntable improves upon Pro-Ject's entry level an award winning RPM 1 turntable but is trying to stay affordable at £599. The Pro-Ject RPM 3 Carbon comes with the Ortofon 2M cartridge fitted as standard.
Pro-Ject Launch The VC-S Record Cleaner
ooks a bit like a turntable (a lack of a cartridge might perhaps give it away) but the picture shows Pro-Ject first record cleaner - the Pro-Ject VC-S Record Cleaner. The first record cleaner for Pro-Ject and the first record cleaner on HiFi Enthusiast !
Pro-Ject 2 Xperience SB S-Shape
Pro-Ject Launch The 2 Xperience SB S-Shape Turntable
016 sees Pro-Ject start the year with the new 2 Xperience SB S-Shape turntable (Yours for £1,299.00). 2015 began in a similar manner with the announcement of the original 2 Xperience SB. The new 2 Xperience SB S-Shape has all the benefits of the 2 Xperience SB, except that the SB S-Shape turntable replaces the 9CC Evolution tonearm with a new aluminium S-Shape design. This alternative model (the SB S-Shape) is for audio fans who love to tweak, easily accommodating multiple high-end head shell and cartridge combinations. For instance a wide variety of Pro-Ject Audio Systems and Ortofon headshells are fully compatible with the new S-Shape tonearm.
Pro-Ject RPM 5 Carbon turntable
Pro-Ject Launch The RPM 5 Carbon Turntable
he Pro-Ject RPM 5 Carbon turntable, SRP £899.00, is Pro-Ject’s last new turntable for 2015. The RPM 5 replaces the old RPM 5.1 and introduces a whole load of new benefits. The benefits, offered by the Pro-Ject RPM 5, include a new tonearm, new decoupled motor, new finish, and even a new platter. UK customers can have an Ortofon Quintet Black cartridge installed for an extra £400
Pro-Ject Stream Box DS net
Tidal Streaming Service Is Now built Into Pro-Ject Streamers
he Tidal streaming service is now built into Pro-Ject streamers’ operating systems. It’s completely controlled within the free Box Control app, which also offers complete control over your streamer. Best thing is that the new Tidal support from Pro-Ject is a free upgrade.
Pro-Ject Maia DS - Integrated Amp
Pro-Ject Launch The Maia DS - Integrated Amp - USB DAC - Headphone Amp and Phono Pre-Amp
he Pro-Ject Audio MaiA DS (at an S.R.P. of £699) offers a lot in one box – offering an Integrated Amp - USB DAC - Headphone Amp and Phono Pre-Amp. The MaiA DS follows on from the well-received MaiA ( standing for My Audiophile Integrated Amplifier) . The MaiA DS advances on its predecessor, the MaiA, in many ways not the least being in offering 60 watts per channel and being able to decode DSD up to DSD256 or quadruple DSD.
Pro-Ject RPM 10 Carbon turntable
Pro-Ject Launch The RPM 10 Carbon Turntable
he Pro-Ject RPM 10 at £2,300 is a belt driven turntable offering both 33 1/3 and 45 rpm playback speeds. The RPM 10 Carbon replaces the old RPM 10.1 being a stylish design with great Sonics. UK customers can also buy a package with an Ortofon Cadenza Black for only £1,000.00 extra (saving £750.00).
Pro-Ject Essential II Digital Turntable
Pro-Ject Launch The Essential II Digital Turntable
ro-Ject Audio Systems new Essential II Digital turntable is based on the existing Essential II turntable. The Essential II Digital has two internally-grounded Line Level outputs – these are an RCA to Mini-Jack output and a standard RCA output . Cables for both these outputs are included. The novel output in the Essential II Digital is a 24-bit/96kHz optical output. This optical output can be used to connect the Essential II Digital to a soundbar, DAC, AV amp or any other digital platform.
Pro-Ject 1 Xpression Carbon UKX
Pro-Ject 1 Xpression Carbon UKX Now Available In Black
ro-Ject have added a black finish (pictured) to the £575 Pro-Ject 1 Xpression Carbon UKX turntable to join the existing two finishes of Bordeaux (Dark Red) and Midnight Blue.
Pro-Ject Debut Carbon turntable
Pro-Ject Launch The Debut Carbon DC Turntable
he Pro-Ject Debut Carbon is now available in a new ‘DC’ version with detachable power supply and improved motor. The SRP £325.00 Debut Carbon DC is the original Pro-Ject Debut Carbon but with the captive mains lead removed. In its place is a new detachable DC power supply (offering further upgrade possibilities !) The Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC also features an improved lower voltage motor, which can take advantage of the new power supply. The DC power supply / low voltage motor system is seen in the Pro-Ject Essential II and 1 Xpression Carbon UKX.
Pro-Ject 2 Xperience SB Turntable
Pro-Ject Launch The 2 Xperience SB Turntable
ro-Ject’s £1,050.00 2 Xperience SB turntable is an improved version of the hugely successful 2 Xperience turntable. The new 2 Xperience SB turntable is based on the same basic plinth design as the 2 Xperience SB and the same proven vinyl-topped sandwich platter for a stable and reliable platform for vinyl replay. What extra does the 2 Xperience SB bring to the table is the question and the answer is he addition of a new motor, new automatic speed control and new tonearm.
Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Phono USB
Pro-Ject Launch The Debut Carbon Phono USB Turntable
he £399 Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Phono USB Turntable is a version of the well-reviewed and award winning Pro-Ject Debut Carbon turntable with an integrated phono preamp or phono stage (pictured) allowing you to plug the Debut Carbon straight in to a pre amp , integrated amp or a pair of active speakers. The Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Phono USB also comes with a USB output so you can record all your vinyl to your computer or connect the Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Phono straight into a USB equipped digital preamp or USB DAC.
Pro-Ject Speed Box DS Strobo
Pro-Ject launch the Speed Box DS Strobo
he £199 Pro-Ject Speed Box DS Strobo is a power supply for Pro-Ject turntables and other manufacturer’s turntables that can be used to alter the speed of a turntable from 33 1/3 rpm to 45 rpm and even 78 rpm by changing the power supply to the turntable. As the name suggests it comes equipped with a calibrating stroboscopic light and fine adjustment buttons on the Pro-Ject Speed Box DS Strobo itself, allowing you to match your mains supply and turntable to exactly the correct and stable turntable speed.
Pro-Ject Debut Carbon turntable
New finish for the Pro-Ject Debut Carbon turntable
t £300 the Pro-Ject Debut Carbon is designed as a starter turntable for those looking to put a toe in the vinyl water, but still get a pretty good turntable for their money. It's a complete turntable arm and cartridge package too. If the green version is a bit lurid Pro-Ject have announced a new purple ( or is that pink ) finish (pictured).
Pro-Ject RPM 1 Carbon
Pro-Ject launch the RPM 1 Carbon - Turntable
he latest and fourth incarnation of £325 Pro-Ject’s iconic RPM 1 Genie turntable is now available. The fourth incarnation is named the RPM 1 Carbon
Pro-Ject CD Box RS
Pro-Ject launch the Pro-Ject CD Box RS - CD Player and DAC
he £899 Pro-Ject CD Box RS is both a top loading high performance CD player and a DAC capable of computer audio file replay. Input to the DAC is via S/PDIF coax, optical or AES/EBU.
Pro-Ject Maia - Integrated amp , Bluetooth Receiver, USB DAC and Headphone amp
Pro-Ject launch the MaiA an Integrated amp. Phono stage, Bluetooth Receiver , USB DAC and Headphone amp
he £399 Pro-Ject MaiA ( MaiA stands for - My Audiophile Integrated Amplifier ) is a 9 input integrated amp, headphone amp with a built-in USB DAC, phono stage and Bluetooth Receiver.
Pro-Ject Stereo Box Phono
Pro-Ject launch the Pro-Ject Stereo Box Phono - Integrated amp with MM Phono preamp
he £199.95 Pro-Ject Stereo Box Phono is actually a 30 watts per channel (into 4 Ohms) integrated amp with a built in MM Phono preamp. Just add a Pro-Ject turntable and a pair of speakers.
Pro-ject Hear IT 1 Headphones
Pro-ject launch the Pro-Ject Hear IT 1 Headphones
ro-Ject are now the largest global manufacturer of turntables and they've recently turned their hand to Headphones with the £75 Pro-Ject Hear IT 1.
Pro-Ject USB Box S+
Pro-Ject launch the Pro-Ject USB Box S+ - USB DAC
he £169 Pro-Ject USB Box S+ is an affordable USB DAC. This latest model the Pro-Ject USB Box S+ is a 32-bit/384kHz asynchronous USB-only DAC with XMOS technology and a high-grade Burr-Brown DAC chip.
Pro-Ject DAC box DS
Pro-Ject Launch the DAC box DS - DSD USB DAC
he £299 Pro-Ject Audio DAC Box DS is a feature-filled Digital/Analogue converter with multiple filters, an informative screen and three high-quality connection options. Now, thanks to a free upgrade from Pro-Ject, the DAC Box DS is also capable of handling the increasingly popular DSD (Direct Stream Digital) file formats.
Pro-Ject Launch the Elemental turntable
he new £159 Pro-Ject Elemental table, available in red , white or silver, is a real "plug'n'play" turntable. No adjustment of counterweight or anti-skating is needed, because both are pre-adjusted. This new straight ultra low mass tonearm is optimised for the Ortofon OM cartridge series.
Pro-Ject 1 Xpression Carbon UKX
Pro-Ject launch the improved Xpression Carbon UKX turntable
he Pro-ject 1 Xpression Carbon UKX turntable is an upgrade to the highly-rated Pro-Ject 1 Xpression Carbon turntable but improves on the latter with an acrylic platter.
The acrylic platter offers real sound improvements from the turntable. Add to this the choice of cork ,felt or even no mat ! and Pro-Ject offer the UKX turntable owner the possibility of tailoring the UKX turntable to provide exactly the sound that the owner prefers in their own listening room.
Pro-Ject Debut Carbon turntable
Pro-Ject Launch the Pro-Ject Debut Carbon turntable
his is the fourth incarnation of the £300 (S.R.P.) Pro-Ject Debut turntable now called the Pro-Ject Debut Carbon. The Pro-Ject debut Carbon continues as the ten year icon of the budget hifi enthusiast turntable market. The Pro-Ject Debut Carbon is set to be the very best Debut yet.
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