Pro-Ject Xtension 9 EvolutionHighend turntable with top class 9 Evo tonearm
Heavy 16 kg belt drive turntable
Mass loaded magnetic floating subchassis
Precision balanced sandwich-platter
Inverted ceramic ball bearing with magnetic support
Heavy weight record clamp
MDF chassis filled with metal granulate with low levels of
resonance and high mass
Electronic speed control 33/45 rpm
Tonearm 9cc Evolution made from carbon fibre
Inverted tonearm bearings (ABEC 7 quality)
Dust cover included
Superlative vinyl performance from a compact luxurious turntable/arm configuration!
Xtension 9 Evolution incorporates all our turntable design experience from more than 20 years in a slim-line size to fit standard audio racks. Xtension 9 chassis is made from MDF filled with metal granulate, that gives high mass and is non-resonant. Magnetic feet, which decouple the main plinth from its base, are combined with a weighty 16kg total turntable mass. The result is a unique combination of 'mass loaded' and 'floating turntable' design principles. Instead of pure metal for the main platter, we've found a perfect alloy which we damped on with thermo plastc elastomers (TPE). Additionally we've glued recycled Vinyl records to the top (which act as a perfect mat) and bake this 'sandwich' before precision balancing it. The final product subsequently benefits from a wonderfully resonance-free, heavy platter, that runs ultra-silently on an inverted ceramic ball bearing with magnetic suspension. Pro-Ject Xtension 9 Evolution includes a top-class highend tonearm 9cc Evolution and comes complete with a beautiful dustcover.
3 different high gloss lacquer finish options are available: mahogany, piano, olive, red and white.
Pro-Ject Audio Systems offers their highend turntables with premium 5pin>RCA unbalanced arm cable or - by request - with premium balanced 5pin>XLR connection to Pro-Ject Phono Box RS preamplifier. Phono Box RS offers balanced phono inputs, what guarantees superior results in highend vinyl reproduction with a balanced signal source.
NOTE: The signal source and the receiving device have to be equipped with balanced connections. Transmission of audio signals in a balanced mode reduce the influence of interference due to external stray electric fields significantly.
EISA Award Winner 2014-2015
Accessories for better sound and for playing 45rpm records:
Recommended phono electronics:
Accessories needed to play 78rpm gramophone records:
Playing 78rpm gramophone records is not possible with Xtension 9 Evolution turntable!