Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Evolution with Sumiko Rainier

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Model: 9120097825742 UPC: 844682010144 Item: 3178

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Time for Evolution.

With the Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Evo, Pro-Ject has taken their most popular and all time best-selling turntable design and improved every aspect of it, resulting in an incredible, refined product. This is why they are calling it "The Evolution". The Debut Carbon EVO focuses on the core aspects that make a turntable sound great. Technically correct design - expert craftsmanship - handmade in the EU. This turntable is built to last you a lifetime.

Improved Redesigned Motor Suspension

The Debut Carbon EVO features Pro-Ject's new designed motor suspension. They used their technology and experience gained from the past and fit damping techniques of highend turntables into the Debut Carbon EVO. Looking at more advanced TPE damping and high mass sandwich constructions they were able to come up with a new motor and suspension solution for the Debut Carbon EVO that reduces vibrations better than ever before.

Metal Feet - Damped and Height Adjustable

The new Debut Carbon Evo stands perfectly level using three height-adjustable, heavy duty damped aluminium feet to ensure level positioning on every surface.

1,7 kg Platter - Heavy Steel and TPE Damped from The Inside

Pro-Ject's previous metal platter was already heavier than anybody else‘s on the market, but metal platters inherently have a disadvantage: resonance. Their TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) technology now helps to damp the resonance completely and also increases the weight to 1,7 kg. Because the TPE is mounted to the inside of the platter‘s rim, the moving energy will also create a flywheel effect. The result is an even quieter and noiseless operation with less wow and flutter.

High Precision Motor Controlled Playback Speed - 33/45/78 RPM

The rocker switch on the bottom of the turntable allows you to effortlessly change replay speeds with the push of a button. The playback speed is electronically controlled with the utmost precision, which results in the most accurate and stable speeds.

Clean Look and New Colors/Finishes

You wont find any button, switch or printing on the plinth to ensure the luxurious aesthetics. The speed control switch has been moved to the bottom of the plinth, to keep the clean look the Debut is known for. The Debut Carbon EVO comes in 9 different colors across three different finishes: high gloss, satin, and a real wood veneer.



Nominal speeds: 33/45 r.p.m.. *** 78 r.p.m. optional
Speed variance: 33: ±0.50% 45: ±0.60%
Wow and flutter: 33: ±0.17% 45: ±0.15%
Signal to noise: 68dB
Effective tonearm mass: 6g
Effective tonearm length: 8.6 " ( 218.5 mm)
Overhang: 18,5 mm
Power consumption: 4 W/ 0 W in Stand-By
Outboard power supply: 15V / 0 – 0.8 mA DC (set at 0.5 mA), universal power supply
Dimensions (W x H x D): 415 x 118 x 320 mm, dust cover open 415 x 365 x 405mm
Weight: 5,6 kg
Dimensions packaging: (W x H x D) 488 x 235 x 393 mm
Weight incl. packaging: 8.0 kg

Sumiko Rainer:

Frequency range: 12-25,000Hz
Channel separation: 25dB/1kHz
Output voltage: 5mV
Recommended load impedance: 47kohms (MM input)
Compliance/stylus type: 10µm/mN – elliptical
Recommended tracking force: 20mN
Weight: 6.5g


What's in the Box

What's in the Box

  • Debut Carbon Evo Turntable
  • 15V DC/0.8A power supply with adapters
  • RCA Phono Cable
  • Acrylic Dust cover
  • Counter Weight with allen wrench
  • Anti-Skate Weight
  • 33/45 RPM Belt
  • 78 RPM round belt
  • 45 adapter
  • Cartridge Alignment Tool
  • Quick Start Guide


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Customer Reviews for Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Evolution with Sumiko Rainier

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Rated 5 out of 5
Great product & great service.
July 29, 2021
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Debut Carbon Evolution with Sumiko Rainier (High Gloss Black)
Awesome turntable. Switching record speed is super simple. Highly recommend for someone wanting something in the midrange price range.
April 17, 2021
Rated 5 out of 5
Very satisfied!
Great product in my price range.
Love it!
Love it!
April 5, 2021
over 2 years ago


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Reputation, quality of performance per dollars spent.
Samuel B M on Jan 3, 2023
Wirecutter review primarily but others as well
David H on Nov 29, 2021
Reputation, quality of performance per dollars spent.
Samuel B M on Jan 3, 2023
Reviews and price point.
Jason C on Mar 27, 2022
Wirecutter review primarily but others as well
David H on Nov 29, 2021
Wirecutter rated this their favorite record player.
Samantha L on Jun 28, 2021
Reviews and price point.
Jason C on Mar 27, 2022
Wirecutter rated this their favorite record player.
Samantha L on Jun 28, 2021
How would I play a 78rpm record on this turntable?
A shopper on Mar 21, 2023
  Thanks for your inquiry. The Debut Carbon Evolution includes a round (vs. flat) belt specifically to change speed to 78RPM. Detailed instructions are in the included owners manual (page 5).
I have a sony receiver (STR-DN180) Would this turntable to compatible? Thank you
A shopper on Oct 28, 2022
  Thanks for your inquiry. The Sony STR-DN180 has no built-in phono preamp. A stand alone phono preamp like the Pro-Ject Phono Box MM Phono Preamp can be added between the turntable and Sony receiver.
Does this turntable connect by wire?
A shopper on Feb 4, 2022
  Thanks for your inquiry. The Debut Carbon EVO includes an RCA connecting cable, designed to be connected to the phono inputs of a receiver, phono preamp, or compatible powered speaker.
Is this turntable compatible with Sonos speakers?
A shopper on Nov 29, 2020
  Thanks for your inquiry. The Sonos Five speaker has an audio line input which, with a phono preamp, will allow a turntable to be plugged in to your Sonos system. The Pro-Ject Debut Carbon EVO would need to be plugged into a phono preamp.
What speakers would you recommend for this product?
Hank M on Nov 28, 2020
  Greetings and thanks so much for your question. These speakers from Kanto would be one marvelous pairing. Used with an external phono preamp, Dynaudio speakers would also be a fantastic sounding and deeply immersive listening experience. Hope that helps and please enjoy.
Is this direct drive?
A shopper on Nov 28, 2020
  Greetings and thanks so much for your inquiry. Pro-Ject tables are belt drive. Thanks again and please enjoy.
What is the country of manufacture?
Traveler on Oct 8, 2020
  Thanks for your question. Pro-Ject turntables are manufactured in the Czech Republic.