Pro-Ject Primary E Turntable Black No Lid

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Product details

A full-function integrated amplifier in a palm-sized chassis, the Stereo Box S2 BT’s compact and stylish design helps it fit in easily to any room of your home. Whether you want a desktop system to enjoy music in your office, or a way to fill your kitchen with song without taking up precious bench-space, the Stereo Box S2 BT is the perfect solution. Packing 2 inputs and Bluetooth streaming into a housing that’s smaller than a CD, as well as an impressive amount of power in such a small space, the Stereo Box S2 BT is full of surprises.

Specifications

Power output: 2 x 25 W / 37 W at 8 ohms / 4 ohms (both channels driven)

Frequency response: 5 Hz - 20 kHz (+0dB, -1,5dB)

Channel separation: >65 dB bei 20 kHz

Noise floor: >90 dBA

THD: <0,09% at 17 W

Gain: 32 dB

Line-level inputs: 2 pair RCA/phono sockets

Input sensitivity: 350 mV

Input impedance: 50 kohms

Variable Out: 3-pole 3.5mm co-axial jack

Bluetooth version: 2.1+EDR

Bluetooth music receiver codec: aptX, A2DP

Bluetooth range: 10 meters in direct visibility between source and receiver

Speaker connectors: 4 mm ∅ banana plugs, spades connectors or naked wire

Outboard power supply: 20 V/ 3 A DC

Power consumption: 3 A DC, <1W in Stand-By

Replacement battery remote control: 1 x CR2032

Dimensions W x H x D with sockets: 103 x 37 x 138 mm

Weight: 660 g without power supply

In the box

Stereo Box S2 BT amplifier

Power cable

Instruction manual

Bluetooth antenna

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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