RPM 1 Carbon (with Sumiko Pearl)
8.6" composite S-shaped tonearm and outboard motor
Our newest offering implements a radical concept that does not compromise sound quality at an entry-level price.
RPM-1 Carbon utilizes a lot of innovations and enhancements: A low resonance chassis holds a newly designed inverted platter bearing with ceramic ball for further reduced rumble. An outboard 15V AC motor is smoothly driven using an ultra-precision AC generator with DC power supply for further enhanced speed stability. A completely new designed S-shaped tonearm tube is made from carbon fiber, aluminum and resin. Using a complex 3-step process with heat treatment and 100bar pressure, arm tube rigidity is strengthened, internal damping is maximized and resonances are reduced to a minimum. This makes the tonearm also suitable for MC cartridges. Additional features are a new magnetic antiskating mechanism and a TPE-damped counterweight. All ingredients add up to a miracle in sound for the price and ultra-stylish look!
*Not compatible with Speed Box S or Speed Box DS.
An optional dust cover is available for the RPM 1 Carbon. Please use Cover It RPM 1/3 Carbon
33 / 45 rpm
Motor Completely Decoupled
RCA Phono Jacks
S Shaped Tonearm
Pro-Ject 8.6S (carbon, aluminum armtube)
Effective Tonearm Length
Effective Tonearm Mass
0 - 2.5 grams
33: +/- 0,27% I 45: +/- 0,19%
Wow & Flutter
33: +/- 0,14% I 45: +/- 0,13%
Outboard Power Supply
15 x 4.33 x 13.8 in., 380 x 110 x 350 mm
8.4 lbs., 3.8 kg
Black Piano, Red or White