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Pro-Ject Automat A2 Turntable with Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge

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Pro-Ject Automat A2 Turntable with Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge

A2 Technology
The Pro-Ject Automat A2 continues the success of our fully mechanical automatic turntables. With the A2, you can now select the drop off point for 7“ (singles) or 12“ (LPs) for 45 RPM records. We have also added 78 RPM to the system allowing you to dig back into old shellac collections. To enjoy listening to your Pro-Ject Automat A2 , just press start and the tonearm automatically moves to the lead in groove of the record. Once playing, the automatics are completely taken out of the equation.And because the automatics are working entirely mechanically – no additional electronics needed – they truly do not influence or degrade sound quality during playback! At the end of the record, the tonearm is automatically brought back and gently lowered into its resting position and the motor shut off.

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Pro-Ject Automat A2 Turntable with Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge

A2 Technology
The Pro-Ject Automat A2 continues the success of our fully mechanical automatic turntables. With the A2, you can now select the drop off point for 7“ (singles) or 12“ (LPs) for 45 RPM records. We have also added 78 RPM to the system allowing you to dig back into old shellac collections. To enjoy listening to your Pro-Ject Automat A2 , just press start and the tonearm automatically moves to the lead in groove of the record. Once playing, the automatics are completely taken out of the equation.And because the automatics are working entirely mechanically – no additional electronics needed – they truly do not influence or degrade sound quality during playback! At the end of the record, the tonearm is automatically brought back and gently lowered into its resting position and the motor shut off.
Why sub-chassis?
Automatic turntables have many small mechanical parts, which means you need more hollow space in the chassis to fit them. Hollow spaces are the biggest problem as they always reinforce resonances. By using a sub-chassis, you decouple the tonearm and drive from the chassis. In other words, a sub-chassis is a MUST for automatic turntables and enables them to reach excellent sound performance.
Floating sub-chassis
The A2 employs a sub-chassis construction, where the tonearm, platter bearing and motor are mounted onto a separate floating sub-chassis. This isolates all the most critical turntable elements further and adds an extra layer of protection against outside noise, resonances and interference. This has especially big advantages, when your loudspeakers are very close to the turntable.
Pro-Ject Design Philosophy
Adding Pro-Ject designs and ideas, we have spent a lot of time on the Pro-Ject Automat A2‘s clean design language. You will see similarities to iconic designs of the German audio industry. Today, we believe that this minimalistic approach is very much modern again.
Weight 7500 g
Dimensions 365 × 430 × 150 mm
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Specifications
– Speed: 33, 45, 78 (electronic speed change)
– Drive principle: belt drive, fully automatic
– Platter: damped aluminium platter
– Wow & flutter: 33: +/-0,14%; 45: +/-0,12%
– Speed drift: 33: +/-0,27%; 45: +/-0,22%
– Signal to noise: 74dB
– Tonearm: ultra-light-mass 8,3” aluminium tonearm
– Effective arm length: 211mm
– Overhang: 19,5mm
– Included accessories: 15V DC / 0,8A power supply, dust cover, 7‘‘ single adapter, feltmat, phono cable
– Power consumption: 1,5W
– Dimensions: 430 x 150 x 365 mm (WxHxD)
– Weight: 7,3 kg net / 10 kg with packaging

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