PRO JECT RPM 10 Carbon Turntable SuperPack Connect-It/Sumiko Blackbird Cartridge

Model: RPM10CSP UPC: 9120050435315 Item: 165390

Product Information

Thanks to extensive research and development, we´re now lift our classic RPM design to an even higher level. The RPM 10 Carbon uses a new extra-heavy chassis. It features a special CNC-machined MDF base with resin-coated steel pellets to form an extra-heavy and precise sandwich construction. A special complex heat treatment and carbon surface coating ensures superior low resonance levels. The mass-loaded chassis is effectively decoupled from its surface using magnetic feet. Combined with a new special polished aluminium platter with internal TPE damping and a vinyl layer on top, the inverted ceramic main bearing delivers an absolutely stable turntable speed with extra-low rumble.

The heavy outboard motor unit is equipped with precise motor control and features a built-in switch between 33 & 45 rpm. Last but not least, the non-compromise 10“ Evo tonearm with conical carbon-fiber arm tube and inverted bearing design ensures perfect tracking, even with demanding cartridges. Highly flexible top-grade copper internal wiring is used. Delivered with Ground it Carbon equipment base & top-grade 5P phono cable 'Connect it CC' with RCA plugs (XLR as an option).

This turntable also comes with the Sumiko Blackbird phono cartridge. Designed for exceedingly low noise levels, wide dynamic range and the highest possible fidelity in its price class, Blackbird is destined to become an analog classic. Each cartridge is assembled using time honored, labor intensive techniques, hand calibrated and critically auditioned to meet the most rigorous standards of consistency.


Pro-Ject Audio RPM 10 Carbon Turntable Features:

  • Advanced sandwich construction of plinth with combination of MDF, carbon fiber and steel pellets
  • Plinth manufactured with thermo treatment
  • Mass loaded subchassis design with magnetic feet
  • 14,5kg Ground it Carbon equipment base included
  • Inverted main bearing with ceramic ball/plate
  • Extra-heavy acoustically inert aluminium platter with
  • TPE damping and vinyl mat on the top
  • DC power supply with AC motor
  • Precise DC driven AC generator (Speed Box) built-in
  • Electronic speed control with 33/45 rpm switching
  • 78 rpm optional
  • Outboard motor construction with massive steel base
  • Pre-mounted 10“ tonearm 10 cc Evolution
  • 5P Connect it Phono CC cable with RCA plugs (XLR available as an option)


Pro-Ject Audio RPM 10 Carbon Turntable Specifications:

  • Speed: 33, 45 (electronic speed change)
  • Drive principle: belt drive
  • Platter: 10.4kg aluminium (300mm diameter)
  • Mains bearing: inverted stainless steel with ceramic ball/plate
  • Wow & flutter: 33: +/- 0.11% 45: +/- 0.10%
  • Speed drift: 33: +/- 0.01% 45: +/- 0.01%
  • Signal to noise: - 75dB
  • Tonearm: 10” Carbon EVO
  • Effective arm length: 254 mm
  • Effective arm mass: 8.5 g
  • Overhang: 16mm
  • Tracking force: 10 - 35mN
  • Supplied counterweights: 5 – 7.5gr / 7 - 10gr / 9 - 11gr / 10 - 14gr
  • External power supply: 15 volts DC / 1,6A
  • Power connection: 110/120 or 230/240 Volt - 50 or 60 Hz
  • Power consumption: 15 watts max / < 0.3 watts standby
  • Dimensions: 480 x 210 x 330mm (WxHxD)
  • Weight: 22.0 kg net
  • Weight base: 14.5 kg net



Sumiko Blackbird Cartridge Specifications:

  • Cartridge Type: High output MC
  • Stylus Type: Low mass elliptical
  • Cantilever: Long grain Boron
  • Dynamic Compliance: (x10-6 cm/dyne)12
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz-50Khz
  • Output Voltage/Channel: 2.5mV
  • Internal Impedance: 135 Ohms
  • Channel Separation: 35dB @ 1kHz
  • Channel Balance: 0.5dB @ 1kHz
  • Tracking Force Range: 1.8 ­ 2.2 grams
  • Cartridge Weight: 9.6 grams
  • Mounting System: Standard 0.5” hole spacing


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