Pro-Ject Primary E Turntable Black No Lid

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There’s nothing quite like the thrill of finding a rare gem hidden in a crate somewhere, but the dust that’s built up on your precious find is less exciting. Not only do dusty records sound dull, they can do damage to your turntable, so getting them sparkling is a win-win situation.

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Spin-Clean is a simple way to rinse stubborn dust and grime from your records, so they sound better and last longer. Just mix some Spin-Clean washer fluid in the basin with distilled water, pop in the soft brushes, and you can spin your records clean in mere moments!

Spin-Clean gets rid of the dirt and grime trapped in the grooves that dry brushes and spray-cleaning just can’t get at, and does both sides of your record at once, so your whole collection will be fresh and clean in no time!

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Washer basin and lid

Washer fluid 4oz

One pair brushes MKII

One pair rollers MKII

Two washable drying cloths

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Why buy from Instant Classic?

Instant Classic is an online record and music system store from Melbourne, Australia.

We offer great upfront deals as well as Australia's first hifi subscription service. Our returns are no-fuss and we're all about treating our customers how we'd like to be treated.

We're available by email, phone, livechat, WhatsApp - whatever your flavour is. We're online during business hours of course, but we aim to get back to you pretty fast at any waking hour. Usually you'll hear back from us very quickly.

If you don't like your purchase for whatever reason within the first 50 days, we'll take it back! None of this 'product must be in brand new condition' nonsense - we want you to be happy. Just make sure it isn't damaged.

Learn more, or if we haven't yet answered what's on your mind, contact us.

Is analogue better?

Vinyl is a cost-effective way to get into proper audio. Some experts argue it it gives a better experience than digital, with a lack of compression and a naturalness that’s hard to replicate.

Digital relies on a computerised interpretation of sound-waves. Turntables and records, however, maintain analogue integrity by translating these sound-waves into physical grooves and vibrations rather than 0s and 1s.

I liken turntables to coffee. They can be terrible or wonderful.

Rightly done, they'll produce a brilliant sound and last you a long time. But the bad ones sound gross and can damage your records.

It's all about materials and construction. A turntable is a mechanical instrument that needs to measure record grooves in a delicate way.

What to *avoid* in a turntable

This product page will run through what makes the Primary E such an ace deck for the money. But what shouldn't be inside a turntable is just as important as what is. Here's a summary of the things to avoid, and we've got more detail here.

Inbuilt speakers. This is baaaaad. They're small and tinny, so you'll be strangling whatever signal does come out of the record. But also the vibrations being inside the chassis create a feedback loop which goes back into your records.

A tonearm that's too short or made out of the wrong materials - this will interfere with the accuracy of what's embedded in the record. Small platters are bad too - they'll eventually warp your records due to the edge overhang.

Stylus and cartridge that put the wrong pressure on your records or are made out of bad materials. These will distort your sound and potentially damage your vinyl.

Cheaper motors that don't spin precisely in time. You'll hear higher or lower pitch in your music.

How to look after ya records

Building a good sound system