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PRO-JECT RPM 1 Carbon Turntable

Pro-Ject's RPM-1 Carbon utilizes a lot of innovations and enhancements: A low resonance chassis holds a newly designed inverted platter bearing with 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 further enhanced speed stability. All ingredients add up to a miracle in sound for the price and ultra-stylish look!

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Striking Low Resonance Chassis

This low resonance chassis holds an inverted platter bearing with a ceramic ball for further reduced rumble.

Outboard AC Motor

Driven by a precision AC generator, this motor assembly has consistent speed.

New S Shaped Tonearm

A combination of carbon fiber, aluminum, and resin combine for an arm suitable for MC as well as MM cartridges.

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  • Precision belt drive using synchronous motor
  • NEW Ultra-precision DC-driven AC generator motor power
  • NEW Inverted platter bearing with ceramic ball
  • Platter made from MDF using felt mat
  • NEW 8,6” S-shaped tonearm made from carbon, aluminium, resin utilising special heat and pressure treatments  
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Availability Online, In-Store
Phono Stage Built In No
Drive System Belt
System Type Manual
Tonearm Included Yes
Tonearm Type Pivot
Removable Hardshell No
Comes With Cartridge Yes - Sumiko Pearl MM
Anti-Skate Mechanism Magnetic
Adjustable VTA Yes
Adjustable Azimuth Yes
Included Phono Cable Basic
Detachable Cable Yes
Dustcover Aftermarket
Color No
Motor No
Turntable Speed 33, 45 RPM (manual speed change)
Turntable Platter 300mm MDF
Table Material No
Table Footprint No
Table Size No
Tonearm 8.6 carbon; aluminium and resin
Pivot To Spindle No
Effective Length 218.5mm
Overhang 22mm
Offset Angle No
Average Rms Distortion No
Output No
Labor Warranty 2 year
Parts Warranty 2 year
Accessories 15 volts DC / 500 mA power supply
Literature No