Primary E

£159.00
  • Plug & Play hi-fi turntable
  • Traditional design based on Essential II turntable
  • Pre-set for ultimate convenience

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E-Line Turntables

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 Primary record 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
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