2 Xperience SB S-Shape

£1400.00
  • Recognised 2 Xperience SB turntable design
  • 9" aluminium s-shape tonearm with detachable headshell
  • High-gloss black finish

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Classic Line

The 2Xperience SB S-Shape takes all the same innovations and improvements of the popular 2 Xperience SB design, but utilises a brand new S-Shape tonearm to give vinyl enthusiasts a more versatile high-end record player.

The S-Shape tonearm is made of a special alloy of aluminium with very high internal damping properties, for reduced resonance. The attractive bearing design allows for pin-point mounting of the premium vertical race bearings, while the horizontal ball bearings are rigidly mounted yet easily adjustable. The rotational anti-skate mechanism is inspired by the anti-skate system used on the flagship Signature 12 tonearm.

One of the principle benefits of the new tonearm is found in the high-quality detachable headshell. The 2Xperience SB S-Shape is designed for vinyl audiophiles who use multiple cartridges to suit different records (i.e. Mono recordings) or types of music. The ability to change headshells and cartridges also allows for a more optimal mass setting for each cartridge. A wide variety of Pro-Ject Audio Systems and Ortofon headshells are fully compatible with this S-Shape tonearm.

The S-Shape tonearm is precision engineered and polished to a meticulously high standard, which strikingly contrasts against the turntable’s gloss black plinth. The sound stage delivered by the 2Xperience SB S-Shape is wide and deep, with a clear (yet powerful) low-end.

The 2Xperience SB turntable has a large plinth, high-quality main bearing and thick, vinyl-topped sandwich platter. The new precision motor is driven by an efficient DC power supply and regulated by a built-in electronic speed changer. So not only does the neatly integrated speed control offer easy switching between 33 and 45RPM, but it also acts as an AC generator for the motor to ensure a clean and stable power signal.

An acrylic dust cover, silver screw-on record clamp and expertly engineered conical feet finish off the 2Xperience SB S-Shape to the highest possible standard.

Key Features:

  • Electronic speed control with ultimate speed stability
  • Precision balanced sandwich-platter with vinyl mat
  • Record clamp to tighten records to the platter
  • MDF Chassis
  • Audiophile-grade 9" S-Shaped tonearm
  • Dust cover included

Technical Data

Nominal Speeds: 33 / 45 RPM
Platter: 300mm Sandwich-type
Main Bearing: Stainless Steel
Wow & Flutter: ±0.08%
Speed Variance: ±0.5%
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: -70dB
Tonearm: Pro-Ject 9CC Evolution
Effective Tonearm Length: 9" (230mm)
Effective Tonearm Mass: 15g
Overhang: 18mm
RCA Phono Sockets: Yes, Gold-Plated
Output Voltage: 15V / 800mA DC
Power Consumption: 4W Max. / <0.5W Standby
Included Accessories: Dust Cover, Record Clamp, RCA Cables
Dimensions: 460 x 145 x 360mm (Lid Closed)
Weight: 8.5kg (net)

FAQ

This turntable isn't supplied with a cartridge, what should I do?

Many of our higher-end turntables do not come supplied with a pick-up cartridge. That's because the ability of the turntable is such, that it's more likely you will want to pick exactly the right cartridge for your system. If you would like advice on which cartridge is for you from our catalogue, please feel free to contact us or speak with your local dealer.

With the 2 Xperience SB S-Shape, we offer some special cartridge bundles. Click the 'Options' drop-down above to see what we currently offer, and find out more about these cartridges models in our Product Catalogue.

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