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Pro-Ject T1 Black Hi-Fi Turntable

Pro-Ject T1 Black Hi-Fi Turntable

SKU: 9120097821911

Pro-Ject T1 Black Hi-Fi Turntable... 1 year warranty*

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The Pro-Ject T1 OM 5e Gloss Black is a high-quality belt-drive turntable designed for audiophiles on a budget. Combining excellent craftsmanship with high-end materials, it offers an exceptional listening experience and a sleek, minimalist design.


Key Features

  • Belt-Drive System: Ensures low vibration and a stable rotation speed, providing a high-quality audio output.
  • Precision-Machined Chassis: The heavy MDF chassis is engineered to minimize vibrations and resonance.
  • Glass Platter: An 8mm thick sandblasted glass platter offers stability and reduces resonance, enhancing sound clarity.
  • One-Piece Aluminum Tonearm: The 20 cm long tonearm features a conical design to eliminate reflections and unwanted vibrations, ensuring precise tracking.
  • Ortofon OM 5E Cartridge: Pre-mounted and pre-adjusted, this moving magnet cartridge offers a wide frequency response and excellent channel separation, providing detailed and accurate sound reproduction.
  • Manual Speed Change: Switch between 33 and 45 RPM manually by adjusting the belt position on the pulley.


User Experience

Users appreciate the T1 OM 5e for its simple setup and plug-and-play functionality. The high-quality materials and precision engineering ensure a clear, detailed sound that rivals more expensive models. The turntable's minimalist design and high-gloss finish make it an attractive addition to any audio setup.


For those looking to enter the world of vinyl or rediscover their record collection, the Pro-Ject T1 OM 5e Gloss Black offers a compelling combination of performance, build quality, and aesthetic appeal.

  • Specifications

    • Drive Method: Belt drive
    • Speeds: 33 and 45 RPM
    • Platter: 8mm sandblasted glass, 30 cm diameter
    • Tonearm: 20 cm (8 inches) one-piece aluminum
    • Cartridge: Ortofon OM 5E
    • Output Voltage: 4 mV
    • Channel Separation: 22 dB at 1 kHz
    • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
    • Dimensions: 415 x 100 x 335 mm
    • Weight: 3.8 kg
  • Reviews of the Pro-Ject T1 OM 5e Gloss Black

    The Pro-Ject T1 OM 5e Gloss Black has garnered several positive reviews from various sources, highlighting its build quality, ease of use, and sound performance.

    • What Hi-Fi? praises the Pro-Ject T1 for its solid construction and minimalist design. The review highlights the turntable's CNC-machined chassis, which avoids plastic parts and minimizes unwanted vibrations. The glass platter is noted for its weight and quality, contributing to a full-bodied sound with prominent bass frequencies. The T1's setup is straightforward, making it an excellent choice for beginners​ (whathifi)​.

    • TechRadar emphasizes the Pro-Ject T1's ease of setup and attractive design. Although it lacks some features found in more expensive models, such as a built-in phono preamp and easy speed selection, the T1 is still considered a well-built and visually appealing turntable. The sound quality is described as warm with strong bass and mid-bass, providing an enjoyable listening experience​ (TechRadar)​.

    • LouderSound highlights the Pro-Ject T1's sturdy aluminum tonearm and the high-quality Ortofon OM 5E cartridge. The review appreciates the minimalist design and the turntable's ability to deliver a full-bodied sound, particularly suitable for rock music. While it lacks some advanced features, the T1 is praised for its focus on sound quality and simplicity​ (louder)​.

    • Devoted to Vinyl notes that the Pro-Ject T1 is aimed at vinyl enthusiasts who want a high-quality, plug-and-play turntable. The review mentions the pre-set anti-skate and vertical tracking force, which simplifies the setup process. The T1 is compared favorably to other entry-level turntables, offering a convenient and enjoyable vinyl listening experience​ (Vinyl Hub)​.

    • SoundStage! Hi-Fi commends the Pro-Ject T1 Phono SB variant for its European build quality and comprehensive setup, including a pre-mounted Ortofon OM 5E cartridge. The review appreciates the T1's focus on providing a high-quality listening experience at an affordable price, making it a strong contender in its price range​ (SoundStage Hi-Fi)​.

    These reviews collectively highlight the Pro-Ject T1 OM 5e Gloss Black as a high-quality turntable that offers excellent build quality, ease of setup, and impressive sound performance, making it a great choice for both beginners and experienced vinyl enthusiasts.

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