Professional-Ject has added a brand new turntable to its product vary with the Automat, its first totally computerized turntable sequence.
The primary turntable to launch from that vary is the A1, which Professional-Ject describes as a premium ‘computerized’ turntable system, aiming to current class-leading sound “alongside an easy consumer expertise”.
To be able to produce that class-leading sound, Professional-Ject has made use of anti-resonant supplies and applied sciences all through the development of the turntable, from the picket base that sits on 4 silicon-damped toes, to its damped metallic platter and strengthened head shell, the goal is to maintain undesirable resonances away from impacting on the document participant’s music efficiency.
The A1’s belt-drive system is totally computerized (initially developed and produced by Alfred Fehrenbacher GmbH in St. Georgen within the Black Forest), with Professional-Ject asserting that it delivers a quiet, environment friendly and dependable expertise at 33 and 45 RPM speeds. The system is wholly mechanical, avoiding the necessity for additional built-in electronics that might trigger noise that impacts playback. And the expertise of taking part in data is comparatively easy with the A1, as all that’s wanted is to set the playback pace and press the beginning button.
The A1 includes a built-in transferring magnet (MM) phono stage so the turntable might be related to programs which have a LINE or AUX enter. And if you have already got a phono stage at hand or have one other in thoughts than you are able to do in order the built-in phono stage is switchable, permitting it to be bypassed.
With a low-mass aluminium completed tonearm and a carbon fibre strengthened headshell, Professional-Ject says the A1 is ideally suited to use with Ortofon’s OM cartridge vary. The A1 comes with a OM 10 cartridge with an elliptical diamond stylus profile that’s pre-aligned and pre-set for monitoring power, permitting the consumer to get on with taking part in music as quickly because the turntable is operational
The Automat A1 is obtainable to buy now in a black end for £369.