Pro-Ject 1Xpression Carbon Turntable with Sumiko Pearl Cartridge (Gloss Black)

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Model: 1XPCARBBLK UPC: 9120050435797 Item: 170725

Pro-Ject 1Xpression Carbon Turntable Overview

Featuring a minimalist design with cutting-edge hardware, the Pro-Ject 1Xpression Carbon Turntable with Sumiko Pearl Cartridge embraces both the past and the future of the vinyl medium to provide you with enhanced audio quality and superior playback. With a quality carbon tonearm with spin-off EVO technology and Sumiko Pearl Cartridge, this turntable provides exceptional audio playback with rich detail and outstanding depth, so you can hear your records the way they were meant to be heard. The low-noise motor and complex platter design minimize the presence of resonance and vibrations, eliminating unwanted noise and distortion before it can compromise the audio signal and impact your listening experience. The sleek, glossy finish offers a subtle, stylish aesthetic, while the minimalist design ensures you spend less time tweaking minor settings and more time enjoying your vinyl. For the romantic analog idealist in any audiophile, this record player is sure to please.

Product Information

Product highlights

  • Manual operation keeps you in control of the music
  • Compatible with 33 1/3 and 45 RPM records
  • Includes a Sumiko Pearl cartridge that delivers smooth, extended frequency response
  • Belt drive, low-noise motor eliminates unwanted noise, friction and vibrations
  • 8.6" Carbon fiber tonearm with spin-off EVO technology offers superior balance and weight control for enhanced audio playback
  • Tonearm's gimbal design with resonance damping counterweight for exceptional performance
  • MDF constructed main plinth for low resonance
  • Platter bearing axle is made from chrome plated stainless steel running on a Teflon bottom in bronze bearing housing
  • Precision balanced sandwich platter eliminates static and offers a soft base for vinyl, preventing scratches and damage 
  • Black piano gloss finish for subtle, sophisticated aesthetic
  • Includes dust cover
  • Dimensions: 5.11" H x 16.33" W x 13.18" D
  • Weight: 17.63 lbs.
  • Warranty: 1 Year – World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support

Blending the Past and Future of Turntable Design

A Hi-Fi turntable designed with a simple aesthetic and user-friendly features, the Pro-Ject 1Xpression Carbon Turntable is a great record player for seasoned vinyl enthusiasts or beginners just discovering the love of the medium. Drawing on years of experience creating Hi-Fi turntables, this Project design is the 6th generation of this turntable. This time, it has returned to an intuitive, minimalist design so you can enjoy your favorite albums with ease. However, it also features a variety of top-of-the-line audio hardware, ensuring enhanced audio quality and premium playback controls. Blending classic turntable features with innovative, high-tech hardware, this record player will let you listen to your vinyl with optimal audio quality, so you can enjoy it the way it was meant to be heard. 

Modern Features for Increased Playback Quality

Featuring a state-of-the-art carbon tonearm with spin-off EVO technology, this record player includes a modern gimbal design with a counterweight to reduce resonance, preventing unwanted noise and vibrations from compromising the audio quality. The Sumiko Pearl Cartridge offers optimal audio playback, as it glides through the record grooves with exceptional precision for an accurate portrayal of the record, improving the overall quality of your audio. Not only does this cartridge penetrate deep in the grooves for exceptional detail with a rich, clear sound, but it offers a subtle elegance that is sure to impress fans of minimalist design. 

For vintage and used records, the counterweight in the tonearm allows the stylus to glide over minor imperfections and scratches, so you will still hear the warm crackle of your vinyl with minimal impact from blemishes on the record. The resulting sound is sure to impress, whether it is your first turntable or simply your next record player. 

High-End Audio Hardware

A belt drive design with low noise AC motor offers optimal playback speed and stability without compromising playback quality. With motor decoupling and an ultra-precision frequency DC driven AC generator, this turntable offers exceptional speed stability, ensuring your records will never lag and sound slow due to inconsistent speed control. Not only do these features enhance the playback quality and provide optimal speed consistency, but they minimize the resonance and vibrations that cause unwanted noise and distortion to compromise the audio. 

Featuring advanced thermo plastic elastomers (TPE) and a sandwich construction platter with steel alloy, the platter is designed to further reduce resonance while providing excellent stability, which is ideal for preserving the integrity of the record and listening to vinyl with slight warps. Although minimalist in nature, this record player includes top-of-the-line hardware and gear offer superior audio playback, allowing you to enjoy your records with crisp clarity and rich depth.

Minimalist Design with a Sleek, Sophisticated Aesthetic

Featuring a gloss black finish and subtle, sophisticated design, this LP player will be the focal point of your living room or media room. The stylish black chassis and glossy finish offer a stylish shine that is sure to impress, and the simple, minimalist features ensure you spend less time fiddling with advanced functions and more time enjoying your music. Embracing the past and the future of vinyl technology, this cutting-edge turntable is able to provide enhanced audio technology while preserving the romantic notions that are cherished by anyone who loves analog media.

Prop 65 Warning

WARNING: California Residents - Proposition 65. This product can expose you to chemicals including Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to



  • Speed: 33, 45
  • Principle: Belt drive
  • Speed variance
    • 33: 0.2%
    • 45: 0.13%
  • Wow and flutter
    • 33: 0.14%
    • 45: 0.13%
  • Platter: 300mm
  • Main bearing: stainless steel
  • Tonearm: 8.6" carbon Evo
  • Effective arm length: 218.5mm
  • Overhang: 22mm
  • Effective tonearm mas: 8g
  • Tracking force range: 0 - 30mn (2M 18mn recommended)
  • Power consumption: 4W max/<1W standby
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 16.33" x 5.11" x 13.18"
  • Weight: 17.63 lbs.

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • 1Xpression Carbon Turntable with Sumiko Pearl Cartridge
  • Power supply
  • Dust cover


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Prop 65 Warning

WARNING: California Residents - Proposition 65. This product can expose you to chemicals including Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to