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Pro-Ject Primary E Turntable

Like when the original, now iconic, Debut turntable burst onto the scene in 1999, the Primary E has been designed to offer a hi-fi friendly alternative to vinyl music lovers who are limited by their budget.

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SKU
PRIMARYE
£179.00

Key Features

  • Instant playback with super-easy setup
  • Pre-adjusted tracking force & anti-skating force
  • Pre-mounted Ortofon OM cartridge
  • 8.6” aluminium tonearm with sapphire bearings
  • Belt drive with silicone belt
  • Low vibration synchronous motor direct-fed by mains
  • Pre-mounted gold-plated RCA interconnect cable
  • Special turntable feet for effective decoupling
  • Acrylic lid included

Where the majority of affordable turntables are impacted by flimsy, plastic components or poor quality accessories, the Primary E is a reliable, made-in-Europe product designed by a leading analogue audio company. Protect your records and enjoy their sound with Primary E.

Offering exactly the same features and performance as the multi-award winning Primary record player, the Primary E is available for an even more appealing price because of its direct-wired 230V motor.

The quiet-running, stable motor is direct-fed to the mains - like many other popular designs from the Pro-Ject range, such as the original, award-winning Debut Carbon - reducing the need for internal signal processing and an external power supply. The end result of this change is a turntable that still sounds like a true piece of hi-fi, but that costs less than ever before.

The Primary E's 8.6" aluminium tonearm uses sapphire bearings for optimal tracking across a record side. The tonearm is designed specially for use with the supplied Ortofon OM cartridge, and it's pre-configured to play straight out of the box with no fiddly setup.

The overall aesthetic of the Primary E has a sleek, retro appeal thanks to its consistent matte black finish. The included detachable dust cover also brings extra convenience and protection when the turntable is not in use. The Primary E is terminated with RCA cables for direct connection to a Moving-Magnet phono stage.

The Primary E turntable proves that hi-fi quality turntables don’t need to be complicated. Simply install the belt and connect it to a system in order to enjoy vinyl playback on an affordable device that won’t hurt your records.

Primary E Specifications

Replacement Stylus Ortofon Stylus 1S
Pre-Fitted Cartridge Ortofon OM
Nominal Speeds 33/45 RPM (Manual)
Speed Variance 33: 0.80%
45: 0.27%
Platter 300mm MDF (0.8kg)
Effective Tonearm Length 8.6" (218.5mm)
Effective Tonearm Mass 8.0g
Overhang 22.0mm
Tracking Force Range 0-25mN
Power Consumption 4.5W
Dimensions 420 x 112 x 330mm
Weight 4kg