Belt Driven: A quiet running AC motor with a two-step pulley
drives the hub and platter via a flat-ground belt for effective speed stability.
The 1-Xpression Carbon Classic supports 33-1/3 and 45 rpm speeds.
- Speed Variance: 0.2% (33 RPM), 0.18% (45 RPM)
- Wow & Flutter: 0.14% (33 RPM), 0.13% (45 RPM)
Sandwiched Construction Platter: The 1-Xpression Carbon Classic
turntable features a 11.875" "sandwiched construction" platter made from
advanced thermo plastic elastomers (TPE) and 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 bronze bearing housing. Supplied
felt and cork mats provide excellent speed stability and protects records from
MDF Plinth: The medium density fiber (MDF) plinth stands on
four height-adjustable damped cone feet. The turntable should be positioned on a
low-resonance surface such as wood or multiple layer ply-board to avoid
structural vibrations disturbing replay.
Decoupled Motor & External Power Supply The motor is
decoupled from the plinth to reduce vibration transmission. The 1-Xpression Carbon Classic
also utilizes an external power supply to avoid potential electro-mechanical
RCA Connection with Grounding Screw: Connection to the phono
input of your amplifier can be made with connecting cables of your choice
through the turntable's gold-plated stereo RCA phono jacks and grounding screw.
The Pro-Ject turntable comes supplied with a 47" stereo RCA cable with ground
Carbon Tone-arm w/ Counterweight: The 1-Xpression Carbon Classic
features a 8.6" one-piece carbon tone-arm with Evo Kardan rings. The conical-shaped carbon-fiber
arm-tube avoids standing wave reflections. The tone-arm's inverted bearings
consist of four hardened stainless steel points. Its solid arm-base permits
accurate height adjustment of the arm-tube and VTA (vertical tracing angle). The
tone-arm's flexible counterweight shaft avoids vibration at undesirable
frequencies. The counterweight reduces cantilever forces and dynamic wow when
playing warped records. The counterweight is suitable for cartridges weighing
between 0.25-0.42 oz.
MM-Cartridge: The turntable is supplied with a Ortofon 2M
MM-cartridge. If your amplifier does not have a
suitable Phono MM input, you will need a separate
phono pre-amplifier (sold separately) to connect the turntable to your
Dust Cover: The Pro-Ject 1-Xpression Carbon Classic comes supplied
with a dust cover to prevent dust build-up on the turntable.
Internal Wiring: The turntable's internal wiring consists of
flexible high-purity copper from the headshell right through to the gold-plated
Colors: Available in high-gloss piano, high-gloss white, olive, and
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