Pro-Ject RPM 10 Carbon Turntable

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After an extensive period of research, development and testing the RPM 9 Carbon is now available as an alternative high-end turntable offering. Based on the same “teardrop” chassis as its predecessor, the RPM 9.2 Evolution, but boasting similar improvements to the flagship RPM 10 Carbon, the RPM 9 Carbon is a worthy consideration for any high-end analogue system.

The stylish plinth design has been chosen due to its improved resonance characteristics. The CNC-machined MDF structure is packed with resin-coated steel pellets to form a high-mass sandwich construction that provides a firm base for the turntable. The whole plinth is then put through a complex heat treatment process and coated in a carbon fibre surface to reduce resonance levels as low as possible. The main turntable structure is then effectively decoupled from its support thanks to the plinth’s magnetic feet.

The RPM 9 Carbon boasts a new 7.2kg polished aluminium platter, inspired by the award-winning Xtension 9 SuperPack record player. The platter is internally lined with Thermo-Plastic Elastomer (TPE) damping material and topped with vinyl. The whole platter sits on top of a high-quality inverted ceramic main bearing for a completely stable turntable speed with extra-low rumble.

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Manufacturer Link Pro-Ject RPM 9 Carbon Turntable
Manufacturer Pro-Ject
Free warranty 2 years
Delivery Charge Free
Delivery Time 1 - 5 Working Days
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Pro-Ject RPM 9 Carbon Turntable


As with all models in the RPM Carbon series, the RPM 9 Carbon uses a perimeter belt drive mechanism. The premium motor has an automatic speed change switch built into the top panel for easy changing between 33 and 45rpm. The motor also benefits from a built-in AC power generator PCB, to deliver a clean mains supply to the motor. The motor is completely decoupled from the main chassis and sits on top of a custom-designed steel base for improved stability.

The RPM 9 Carbon is supplied with the hugely popular 9CC Evolution Tonearm pre-installed. The 9” tonearm boasts a conical carbon fibre tube and inverted bearing design that allows for perfect tracking, even with demanding pick-up cartridges. For improved signal transmission, the tonearm is supplied with a 5-Pin to RCA Connect-IT CC cable.

The RPM 9 Carbon is finished with a heavy-weight record puck, completing a true high-end package that delivers a lively, engaging, musical performance.

Key Features:

  • Premium 'teardrop' turntable design
  • Advanced sandwich construction of plinth made from MDF, carbon fibre and steel pellets 
  • Mass-loaded subchassis design with magnetic feet 
  • Inverted main bearing with ceramic ball
  • 7.2kg acoustically inert aluminium platter with TPE damping and vinyl mat
  • Precise DC driven AC generator (Speed Box) built-in to motor
  • Electronic speed control with easy switching between 33 and 45RPM 
  • Outboard motor construction with massive steel base 
  • Pre-mounted 9CC Evolution tonearm


Technical Data

Nominal Speeds: 33 / 45 RPM
Motor: Decoupled Tower Design
Speed Drift: ±0.10%
Wow & Flutter: ±0.10%
Signal to Noise: -75dB
Platter: 300mm Sandwich-Type (7.2kg)
Tonearm: 9CC Evolution
Effective Tonearm Length: 9" (230mm)
Effective Tonearm Mass: 8g
Overhang: 18mm
Tracking Force: 10 - 35mN
Output Voltage: 15V / 800mA DC
Power Consumption: 13W Max. / <0.3W Standby
Dimensions: 440 x 180 x 325mm
Weight: 16.7kg (net)


Pro-Ject RPM 9 Carbon Turntable

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