Project Primary E

Plug and Play turntable
Manufacturer: Project
Availability: In stock
Manufacturer part number: Project Primary E
GTIN: 9120082383325
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£179.00

Introducing the new Project Primary E in Black, the first sub £150 turntable from Project. Seriously good value for money, the Primary E is everything you can dream of for a 1st turntable. Well built, excellent Ortofon cartridge, Clear Perspex Lid and easy to set up. 

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. 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 Primaryrecord 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.

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

Technical Data

Replacement Stylus:  Ortofon Stylus 1S
Pre-Fitted Cartridge:  Ortofon OM
Nominal Speeds:  33 / 45 RPM (Manual) 
Speed Variance: 33: 0.80%
45: 0.70%
Wow & Flutter: 33: 0.29%
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
Products specifications
Item Condition New
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