The Esprit Ready-to-Listen package consists of a Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC vinyl turntable, a Cambridge Audio SR10 V2 integrated amplifier and a pair of Monitor Audio Bronze 1 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 SR10 V2 amplifier also boasts an AM/FM radio tuner and 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. As well as a phono input, the Cambridge Audio SR10 V2 has 3 line inputs, a rec out, and a subwoofer output to add more bass if required. 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 Topaz SR10 V2 integrated amp in the product specifications.
The Monitor Audio Bronze 1 speakers are the entry-level model in the Bronze series, and are a worthy replacement for the Monitor Audio Bronze BX 1 speakers. They have reaped the benefits of the cutting edge technology used for the brand's higher end speaker models. Monitor Audio developed 2 new C-CAM drivers for the Bronze range.
You can find more details about the Monitor Audio Bronze 1 bookshelf speakers in the product specifications.
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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 SR10 V2 integrated amplifier
Power under 8 ohms: 2 x 85 W
Frequency response: 5-50,000 Hz
Distortion: < 0.15% (20-20,000 Hz)
Signal-to-noise ratio: ˃82 dB
Input impedance: 47 kOhms
Line inputs: 3
Phono input: 1 x MM
Front panel input: 1 x mini jack 3.5 mm
Output: 1 x Recording
Headphone output: 1 x 6.35 mm
Recommended headphone impedance: 32 Ω-600Ω
Damping factor: >50
Max consumption: 500 W
Weight: 8.3 Kg
Dimensions: 110 x 430 x 340 mm
Monitor Audio Bronze 1 bookshelf speakers
Frequency response: 55 Hz-30 Hz
Sensitivity: 88 dB
Impedance: 8 Ω
Recommended amplification: 15-70 W
Speakers: Tweeter C-CAM 25 mm, Medium/Woofer C-CAM 139 mm
Filter: 2.7 kHz
Dimensions: 260 x 165 x 205 mm
Weight: 3.5 kg
MPL performance cables
Available in 2x3 m
Fitted in crimped 4mm (BFA) banana plugs