New 30th Anniversary Pro-Ject Debut PRO

New 30th Anniversary Pro-Ject Debut PRO

News this week of the rather good looking Pro-Ject Debut PRO turntable. The Austrian company have released a new turntable to show off their years of experience.

The Debut

Pro-Ject Debut PRO

Close up of the carbon-aluminium Pro-Ject Debut PRO tonearm

Pro-Ject’s Debut was launched in 1998 and was a reflection of their desire to offer high-quality products at a reasonable price.  After 23 years and several iterations, the Pro-Ject Debut PRO enters the Debut range at a new price point.  The Pro-Ject Debut PRO features a new Pick-IT PRO moving magnet cartridge that has been developed with Ortofon, a new 8.6″ one-piece carbon-aluminium tonearm, a new nickel-plated aluminium tonearm bearing block and a new aluminium platter.

The Pro-Ject Debut PRO is retailing at £699 and is available in the UK from September 2021 in Satin Black finish from Henley Audio.

Technical Information on the Pro-Ject Debut PRO

Pro-Ject Debut PRO

A front and back view of the new Pro-Ject Debut PRO

Speeds:  33 / 45 / 78 RPM (78 RPM requires manual adjustment)
Drive Principle: Belt drive with electronic speed control
Platter: 300mm, die cast aluminium platter with TPE damping and felt mat
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: 218.5mm / 10.0g
Overhang: 18.5mm
Included accessories: 15V DC / 0.8A power supply
Dust Cover
Standard Flat Belt / 78 RPM Round Belt
7” Single Adapter
Connect-IT E Phono Cable (RCA)
Felt Mat
Power consumption: 4W / 0W standby
Dimensions (w x h x d): 415 x 113 x 320mm
Weight: 6.0kg net

About Pro-Ject Audio Systems

Pro-Ject Audio Systems is widely recognised as one of the finest turntable manufacturers in the world. Their mission is simply to produce the best sounding analogue components at the most competitive prices possible. The current range spans a huge variety of price points, with a variety of products targeted to key demographics or to accommodate any of the modern listener’s unique

Based in the Austrian countryside, Pro-Ject Audio Systems use specialised manufacturing partners to produce all their products, and the entire turntable range is assembled with great skill, care, and attention in the Czech Republic.

About Henley Audio

Henley Audio has been importing and distributing industry-leading hi-fi equipment to the UK and Ireland since 1997. With a passion for great sound and a firm focus on brand integrity, we work to deliver excellence in both product and service.

Formed as the result of a management buy-out of Ortofon UK, Henley Designs Ltd. (trading as Henley Audio) operates in-house sales, marketing, service, support, and warehouse teams to offer the full turn-key solution for suppliers. The brands we represent are not only highly regarded in their own right, but they also share a symbiotic relationship with other brands in our portfolio.
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