The Esprit Ready-to-Listen package consists of a Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC vinyl turntable, a Cambridge Audio AX A35 integrated amplifier and a pair of Fyne Audio F301 bookshelf speakers. And maPlatine.com is throwing in some speaker cables too (2x3m)! If you would like your turntable in a different colour for this vinyl Hi-Fi system, feel free to get in touch with us by email or phone.
The Debut Carbon Esprit SB vinyl turntable by Pro-Ject is an excellent record player kitted out with the top quality Ortofon 2M Red cartridge. This turntable is also fitted with the Pro-Ject Acryl It platter, which has very similar resonance frequency and density to your records. The Debut Carbon Esprit SB vinyl turntable has an integrated Speed Box, which lets you switch easily between 33 1/3 and 45 RPM at the touch of a button. This vinyl turntable is without a doubt one of the very best in its category.
You can find more details about the Pro-Ject Debut Carbon SB DC vinyl turntable in the product specifications.
Not content with just being an excellent amplifier, the Cambridge Audio AX A35 amplifier also boasts an MM (moving magnet) phono input. It is perfectly suited for use with the Ortofon 2M Red cartridge on the Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC vinyl turntable. It is a powerful machine, letting you get the most out of a wide variety of different speakers. The sound quality it delivers is fine and detailed, without ever tipping over into aggressiveness. It is one of the best amplifiers in its category!
You can find more details about the Cambridge Audio AX A35 integrated amp in the product specifications.
The Fyne Audio F301 bookshelf speakers are the second model of the F300 range of the manufacturer. They have a spectacular balance. These Hi-Fi speakers are certainly the best in this range.
Browse the Fyne Audio F301 bookshelf speakers product details for further information.
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Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC turntable
Electronic speed change: 33 and 45 rpm
Manual speed change: 78 rpm
Drive principle: belt
Motor: Synchronous AC with DC power supply
Motor suspension: TPE
Platter: 300 mm acrylic
Bearing: Stainless steel
Wow & Flutter: +/- 0.1%
Drift: +/- 0.8%
Signal-to-noise ratio: - 68dB
Tonearm: 8.6”, 218.5 mm carbon fibre
Effective tonearm mass: 6.0 g
Tracking force: 10 - 30mN
Accessories: Phono cable, dust cover
MM cartridge: Ortofon 2M Red
For 78 rpm: 2M78 (Optional)
Power supply: outboard 15 V DC
Dimensions: 415 x 118 x 320 mm closed dust cover
Weight: 5.6 kg
Cambridge Audio AX A35 integrated amplifier
Power under 8 ohms: 35 Watts (en)
Distortion: < 0.01% at 1 kHz, 80%
Frequency response -3dB: 5 Hz to - 50 Hz
Input impedance: 47 Kohms
Damping factor: > 50
Standy consumption:< 0.5 W
RCA inputs: 4
Aux input: Jack 3.5mm
Phono input: MM
Output: headphone 6.35mm
Outputs: Rec Out and 5V USB
Dimensions: 83 x 430 x 345 mm
Weight: 5.6 kg
Fyne Audio F301 bookshelf speakers
Principle: 2-way, Bass reflex
Recommended amplification power: 25 – 100 w
Sensitivity: 89 dB
Nominale impedance: 8 Ohms
Frequency response (-6 dB): 44Hz-28kHz
HF unit: 25mm polyester tweeter
BF unit: 150 mm multifiber
Filter: 3.2 kHz
Dimensions: 300 x 190 x 271mm
Weight: 5.3 kg (unit)
MPL performance cables
Available in 2x3 m
Fitted in crimped 4mm (BFA) banana plugs