Pro-Ject Audio Systems, issued a range of announcements covering turntable finish options, a new cartridge pairing program, and a free power supply upgrade
First unveiled at Munich High-End 2019, Pro-Ject Audio Systems high-end turntables are now available in a walnut burl veneer. Available in a deep high-gloss finish or in a lighter satin finish.
The following models are available to special order in a walnut burl upgrade finish:
- Xtension 9 SuperPack (£2,850 – non-burl finishes are £2,500)
- Xtension 10 (£3,350 – non-burl finishes are £3,000)
- Xtension 12 (£4,000 – non-burl finishes are £3,600)
- Signature 10 (£4,650 – non-burl finishes are £4,250)
- Signature 12 (£8,650 – non-burl finishes are £8,000)
Next? High-end turntables purchased in the UK and Ireland from authorised retailers will be supplied with a free of charge linear power supply upgrade.
The Power Box RS UNI TT (normally £399) is an adapted version of the company’s Power Box RS UNI, offering a 15V DC mains signal.
The Power Box RS UNI TT consists of a toroidal transformer with shielding between the primary and secondary winding.
The built-in transformer has a much higher power reserve compared to standard power adapters.
It has very low output impedance and in combination with large filtration capability.
The Power Box RS UNI TT will now come free of charge with the following turntables:
- 6 Perspex SB
- Xtension 9 SuperPack
- Xtension 10
- Xtension 12
- Signature 10
- Signature 12
- RPM 9 Carbon
- RPM 10 Carbon
Pro-Ject’s UK distributor, Henley Audio, has also announced a new bundle program.
Purchasers of a new high-end turntable from Pro-Ject Audio Systems that is not otherwise supplied with a cartridge (i.e 2 Xperience SB S-Shape, 6 Perspex SB, Xtension 10, Xtension 12, Signature 10, Signature 12, RPM 9 Carbon, RPM 10 Carbon) can purchase a bulk cartridge from Pro-Ject or Ortofon for a discount of up to 30% against the original retail price.
To achieve the discount price, bulk cartridges are not supplied with retail packaging or accessories.
They are supplied ready to install onto the tonearm, with the correct bolts. Prices are subject to change.
There’s also the option to have the cartridge fitted by an Henley Audio team.
All pre-installed cartridges are tested for competency before dispatch.
The cartridges available to bundle with a high-end Pro-Ject Audio Systems turntable include:
- Pro-Ject Pick-IT DS2 MC
- Ortofon Cadenza Red
- Ortofon Cadenza Blue
- Ortofon Cadenza Bronze
- Ortofon Cadenza Black
Call Henley Audio on 01235 511 166 to click henleyaudio.co.uk