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X2 Turntable From Pro-Ject With 2M Silver Cartridge

Moving onwards from the 2 Xperience SB turntable, the new X2 houses a DC/AC generator board combined with a speed control board to support 33, 45 and 78rpm speeds

X2 Turntable From Pro-Ject With 2M Silver

Structurally the X2 is supported by a relatively large plinth. Apparently Pro-Ject has gone out of its way to added mass to this part.

X2 Turntable From Pro-Ject With 2M Silver

“By adding this extra mass, the X2 is even quieter than previous versions,” said the company. 

X2 Turntable From Pro-Ject With 2M Silver

“The motor is carefully balanced and suspended on a precision tuned TPE belt, said the company. 

In the X2, the motor drives a new heavy, Acryl platter via a sub-platter drive system.

X2 Turntable From Pro-Ject With 2M Silver

You’ll also find a Carbon/Alu sandwich construction 9” one-piece tonearm with a relatively wide tube.

X2 Turntable From Pro-Ject With 2M Silver

With access to azimuth and VTA settings, the tonearm is then supplied with a TPE-damped counterweight.

Supplied as standard with the Ortofon 2M Silver cartridge (or optionally supplied without a cartridge), it also comes with Connect-IT E RCA cables.

The turntable is then positioned on three height-adjustable, decoupling Alu/TPE sandwich feet. An acrylic dust cover is also included.

The X2 is available in walnut wood veneer, black 8-layer high gloss paint or black or white eight-layer hand-polished satin paint. Price is £999 or £899 without the cartridge.

Spanning 460 x 150 x 340mm, the turntable weighs in at 10kg. 

To learn more, click www.henleyaudio.co.uk

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