Pro-Ject Xtension 9 Superpack Turntable / Ortofon Quintet Black S )

Product no.: PROJ196


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£2,399.00
Price includes VAT, plus delivery
Possible delivery methods: UK Tracked with Signature, Airmail Standard, UK Express, Airmail Tracked with Signature, UK Standard, Heavy Item

£200 FREE Vinyl of your Choice 

The Xtension 9 Evolution Super Pack is yet another combination of which Pro-Ject Designs can be proud. The careful downsizing of the original Xtension design, plus the addition of an updated tonearm that incorporates immediately obvious improvements, results in a turntable combination with few vices. Add in a superb cartridge at a discounted price and the result is a veritable bargain. - HIFI News

The Latest Evolution in Xtension Turntables

The Xtension 9 Evolution turntable incorporates all of Pro-Ject's turntable design experience from more than twenty years in a slim-line component that is sized to fit standard audio racks.

The chassis is made from MDF filled with metal sand to achieve high mass and non-resonance. Magnetic feet, which decouple the main plinth from its base, are combined with a weighty 35-lb. total turntable mass. The result is a unique combination of 'mass loading' and 'floating turntable' design principles.

Sophisticated 'Sandwich' Platter

Instead of the standard approach of using pure metal for the main platter, Pro-Ject has developed what the company calls a "perfect alloy," which is damped on the inner side with Sorbothane. Next, Pro-Ject glued recycled vinyl records to the top to act as a "perfect" mat and then baked this sophisticated 'sandwich' before precision balancing it. The final product becomes a wonderfully resonance-free, heavy platter that runs ultra-silently on an inverted ceramic ball bearing with magnetic suspension.

Pro-Ject 9cc Carbon-Fiber Tonearm

The Xtension 9 Evolution comes with a custom Pro-Ject 9cc tonearm. Both the tone arm and arm tube are fashioned from a single piece of carbon-fiber. The conical carbon-fiber arm tube resists standing wave reflections for cleaner sound. The inverted tonearm bearing comprises four hardened stainless tips in ABEC7 spec ball races. Rings provide very solid arm bearing housings. The outside ring is open to avoid resonances.

Adjustability features ensure the best possible playback. The design of counterweight effectively counteracts unwanted resonances. The counterweight shaft lowered to the record level reduces cantilever forces and dynamic wow when playing warped records. The solid arm base permits accurate height adjustment of the arm tube and VTA (vertical tracking angle). The included counterweight is suitable for cartridges weighing between 6 and 10 grams. The single-screw attachment of the arm tube allows rotation for easy adjustment of needle azimuth despite the fixed headshell.

The internal wiring consists of flexible high-purity copper from the headshell right through to the gold-plated phono jacks. The silicone-damped arm lift can be adjusted to suit the working height of the arm.

Electronic Speed Control

The Xtension 9 offers electronic speed control at the push of a button. No fumbling with belts and pulleys when you want to change speed. The quartz regulation and filter circuit deliver superior speed stability for smooth and undisturbed motor operation.

Ortofon Quintet Black MC Moving Coil Cartridge
 
Worth £649, the Ortofon Quintet Black comes pre-fitted to the Xtension 9. Graced with a Nude Shibata diamond, the Quintet Black is considered one of the best stylus profiles available, mounted on a high-performance Boron cantilever. The Shibata’s slim, highly polished profile allows an exceedingly wide contact area to the walls of the groove and ensures detailed and pure reproduction through out the spectrum, including even the most high frequency groove details.
 

Also included with the Xtension 9 Evolution is a beautiful dustcover that will help protect your turntable.

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• Heavy 16 kg belt drive turntable  

• Mass loaded magnetic floating subchassis  

• Precision balanced sandwich-platter  

• Inverted ceramic ball bearing with magnetic support  

• Heavy weight record clamp  

• MDF chassis filled with metal granulate with low levels of resonance and high mass  

• Electronic speed control 33/45 rpm  

• Tonearm 9cc Evolution made from carbon fibre  

• Inverted tonearm bearings (ABEC 7 quality)  

 

Superlative vinyl performance from a compact luxurious turntable/arm configuration!  

 

Xtension 9 Evolution incorporates all our turntable design experience from more than 20 years in a slim-line size to fit standard audio racks. Xtension 9 chassis is made from MDF filled with metal granulate, that gives high mass and is non-resonant. Magnetic feet, which decouple the main plinth from its base, are combined with a weighty 16kg total turntable mass. The result is a unique combination of 'mass loaded' and 'floating turntable' design principles. Instead of pure metal for the main platter, we've found a perfect alloy which we damped on with thermo plastc elastomers (TPE). 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 ultra-silently on an inverted ceramic ball bearing with magnetic suspension. Pro-Ject Xtension 9 Evolution includes a top-class highend tonearm „9cc Evolution“ and comes complete with a beautiful dustcover.  

 

 

 

XLR Option  

Pro-Ject Audio Systems offers their highend 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 highend vinyl reproduction with a balanced signal source.  

Highend turntable with top class 9“ Evo tonearm  

 

 

 

 

 

 

With great pleasure we announce that Pro-Ject Audio Systems has received for the FORTH TIME one of the most
important award in consumer electronics worldwide, the EISA AWARD.
The Xtension 9 Evo represents a new class of mid-priced audiophile turntables. It combines traditional state-of-theart
technologies with first-class materials and modern design at an affordable price.
The Xtension 9 Evo is available in five different finishes (2 real wood veneer and 3 high-gloss lacquer: Black, white,
red) including dustcover and RCA or XLR highend cable:
Pro-Ject Audio Systems is strengthening its position as a globally vital international brand in the CE industry! 

 

Pro-Ject Audio Systems is known for its beautiful range of price-friendly turntables. As the largest turntable manufacturer in the world, the company has helped power the resurgence of vinyl, which is predicted to overtake CD in popularity within a few years. Pro-Ject also manufactures a Wide range of Quality hi-fi components.

Pro-Ject products are the result of an exemplary cooperation within a rapidly uniting Europe. For over fifty years record players have been designed and built at Pro-Ject's manufacturing facility in Litovel, situated to the east of Prague. This plant is one of the most advanced manufacturers of precision mechanics in the country In cooperating with this company Pro-Ject Audio Systems, located in Vienna, found the ideal partner for their plans to produce the goods that they missed from amongst the vast flood of consumer hifi products - simple, uncluttered and utterly functional products.

Pro-Ject Audio Systems is currently one of the world's leading suppliers of record players, with a range of models designed to satisfy all levels of expectation and budget. In many countries of the world customers can rely on competent service and support from Pro-Ject distributors well versed in analogue record reproduction technology. Pro-Ject products exhibit sonic performance beyond all expectations normally associated with their price. they are simple to use, maintanance free and will function reliably a lifetime long. They also offer extraordinary value for money.

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