PRO-JECT XTENSION 10 EVOLUTION

PRO-JECT XTENSION 10 EVOLUTION

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The Xtension 10 chassis is made from MDF filled with metal sand, that gives high mass and is non-resonant. Magnetic feet, which decouple the main plinth from its base, are combined with a weighty 22 kg total turntable mass. With these two magnets located in the feet, the turntable is practically floating.The result is a unique combination of ‘mass loaded’ and ‘floating turntable’ design principles. Instead of the old standard adoption of pure metal used for the main platter, we’ve found a perfect alloy which we damped on the inner side with Sorbothane®. Additionally we’ve glued recycled Vinyl records to the top (which act as a perfect mat) and bake this ‘sandwich’ before precision balancing it. The final product subsequently benefits from a wonderfully resonance-free, heavy platter, that runs ultrasilently on an inverted ceramic ball bearing with magnetic suspension. The Pro-Ject 10” Evolution with its tonearm base also benefits from ‘high-mass’ technologies, and is isolated from the main board by a sheet of Sorbothane®. To use this tonearm with a wide range of top quality phono cartridges, from 4 to 14 Grams it comes with a set of 4 different Sorbothane®- damped counterweights.

Pro-Ject Audio Systems offers their high-end turntables with premium 5pin > RCA unbalanced arm cable or – by request – with premium balanced 5pin > XLR connection to Pro-Ject Phono Box RS preamplifier. Phono Box RS offers balanced phono inputs, what guarantees superior results in high-end vinyl reproduction with a balanced signal source.

NOTE: The signal source and the receiving device have to be equipped with balanced connections. Transmission of audio signals in a balanced mode reduce the influence of interference due to external stray electric fields significantly.

 

Features

  • Super-heavy 22 kg belt drive turntable
  • Mass loaded magnetic floating subchassis
  • Precision balanced sandwich-platter
  • Inverted ceramic ball bearing with magnetic support
  • Heavy weight record clamp
  • Extremely low level of natural resonance
  • Perfect decoupling through magnetic feet
  • Electronic speed control 33/45/78 Upm
  • Tonearm 10cc Evolution made from carbon fibre
  • Inverted tonearm bearings (ABEC 7 quality)
  • Dust cover included

 

Technical Specifications

Speed 33, 45, 78 (electronic speed change)
Principle Belt drive
Platter 10.3 kg/300 mm aluminium (TPE damped)
Main bearing Inverted stainless steel with ceramic ball with antimagnetic support
Wow & flutter ± 0.01% (max)
Speed variance ± 0.09% (max)
Signal to Noise 73 dB
Tonearm 10” cc EVO, Carbon
Effective arm length 254 mm
Effective tonearmmass 8.5 g
Overhang 16.0 mm
Tracking force range 10 - 30 mN
Cartridge weight range 4 - 14 g (4 different counterweights included)
Included accessory Power supply, dust cover
Power consumption 2 Watts
Dimensions 480 x 235 x 400 mm (WxHxD)
Weight 26 kg net