Pro-Ject Launch A1 Automatic Turntable

Pro-Ject Audio Systems, the multi-award-winning European producer of class-leading hi-fi stereo equipment, is adding a new series to its coveted turntable range in 2022. The Automat range will be the first fully automatic turntable series from Pro-Ject, and its inaugural product, the A1 (SRP £369.00), is available in the UK now.

Since 1991 Pro-Ject have been offering high-quality audio products at a reasonable price for discerning music lovers. Their turntables have always been produced in Europe to the highest production standards, and with the A1 Pro-Ject have expanded into a new, vastly experienced German production facility that has been producing automatic turntables for decades. This commitment to European production allows the A1 to deliver the same expected standards as all other Pro-Ject turntables.

A1 features include:
✓ Fully automatic turntable system
✓ Electronically controlled playback speeds (33 and 45 RPM)
✓ 8.3” aluminium tonearm with carbon fibre reinforced anti-magnetic headshell
✓ Pre-adjusted Ortofon OM 10 cartridge with elliptical stylus profile
✓ Precise mechanics for automatic start/stop system
✓ Built-in switchable Moving Magnet (MM) phono stage
✓ Damped metal platter for decreased wow and flutter
✓ Resonance-damped wooden chassis
✓ Specially designed turntable feet with silicon damping
✓ Premium semi-symmetrical Connect-IT E phono cable included
✓ Gold plated RCA output connectors
✓ Dust cover included

The Automat series is the next step on Pro-Ject’s journey to bring hi-fi stereo musical enjoyment to as many people as possible. Customers looking for the ultimate in everyday simplicity need look no further than the first model in the range – the A1. With its carefully selected premium components adhering to the usual standards of any Pro-Ject turntable, combined with its super reliable automatic mechanism and its true plug-and-play simplicity; the Automat series delivers turntables that truly are for the people.

Pro-Ject Audio Systems are widely recognised as one of the finest turntable manufacturers in the world. Their mission is simply to produce the best sounding analogue components at the most competitive prices possible. The current range spans a wide variety of price points, with a variety of products targeted to key demographics or to accommodate any of the modern listener’s unique requirements.
Based in the Austrian countryside, Pro-Ject Audio Systems use specialised manufacturing partners to produce all their products, and the entire turntable range is assembled with great skill, care, and attention in the Czech Republic.