Pro-ject Debut PRO Turntable
The Debut PRO brings an absolutely new design to Pro-Ject turntables. The audiophile turntable is convincing in all respects – not only visually, but more importantly also in terms of sound.
The precision CNC milled parts are optically perfectly coordinated and lead the Debut PRO to its modern simple, elegant and unprecedented design. The nickel finish of all these aluminium components result in a hard, resistant surface. This process enables us to produce very high-quality and sustainable components and avoid plastics and similar materials that continue to age over time and would more importantly also degrade sound quality.
The tonearm bearing is a completely new design. Precision CNC’d out of a single block of aluminium, you can see all the production stages above. The last step is putting a nickel finish on it. This will increase the rigidity of the bearing, ensuring free and fluid movement of the tonearm and precise tracking without material degration in looks or function.
The electronically regulated synchronous motor drives the platter and guarantees the most accurate and stable speeds. Change between them easily with the toggle switch. With the supplied round belt for 78 rpm you can also listen to your shellac records.
A new platter – a deeper dish
The new Debut PRO platter is a first on any Pro-Ject turntable. It features a notch for the record label and together with our Record Puck PRO (available separately) the puck’s weight will press your record tightly against the platter. The die-cast aluminium platter is reworked and precision balanced in an extra step to obtain an evenly spinning platter. It is anti-magnetic, allowing MC cartridges to work properly. Delve deep into the vast upgrade path the Debut PRO has to offer!
The anti-magnetic heavy aluminium platter has a ring made of TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) on the inside that helps to dampen all resonances and minimizes wow and flutter. Our seperately available Record Puck PRO provides an extra level of damping and stability, so it is the perfect add-on for the Debut PRO.
The new Debut PRO features a one-piece carbon-aluminium sandwich tonearm. The carbon layer gives the tonearm a high degree of rigidity, while the inner aluminium tube takes over the damping of the tonearm. This makes the tonearm perfect to be upgraded with higher-end MC cartridges!
AZIMUTH & VTA ADJUSTMENT
The newly designed tonearm base allows you to adjust both the azimuth and the vertical tracking angle (VTA). The tonearm height can be continuously adjusted by loosening the two grub screws. These settings give you the option of adapting the tonearm to height changes allowing the use of different turntable mats or other cartridges to always achieve the best sound quality. Setting and experimenting with the VTA & Azimuth is crucial in extracting every last bit of performance out of your cartridges.
Features of the Pro-ject Debut PRO Turntable
• NEW pre-adjusted Pick it PRO cartridge*
• NEW 8,6” one-piece carbon-aluminium tonearm
• NEW precision aluminium platter with TPE damping
• NEW fully adjustable VTA
• NEW nickel-plated aluminum bearing block
• Motor suspension with better damping
• Height-adjustable metal feet
• Electronic speed switch
• Precision belt drive with electronic speed control
• 8x hand-painted MDF chassis
• Premium semi-symmetrical phono cable
• Gold plated RCA connectors
• Dust cover included
• Handmade in Europe
Specifications of the Pro-ject Debut PRO Turntable
Speed: 33, 45/(78) (electronic speed change)
Drive principle: belt drive with electronic speed control
Platter: 300mm, die cast aluminum platter with TPE damping and felt mat
Platter bearing: high precision stainless steel axle in bronze bushing
Wow & flutter: 33: +/-0,16%; 45: +/-0,14%
Speed drift: 33: +/-0,40%; 45: +/-0,50%
Signal to noise: 68dB
Tonearm: 8,6” one-piece carbon-aluminium tonearm
Effective arm length/mass: 218,5 mm / 10,0 g
Included accessories: 15V DC / 0,8A power supply, dust cover, 78 RPM round belt, 7‘‘ single adapter
Power consumption: 4W / 0W standby
Dimensions: 415 x 113 x 320mm (WxHxD)
Weight: 6 kg net