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Pro-Ject's Xpression III
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Pro-Ject's Xpression III

Turntables by Pro-Ject

Our pricing for this product is the "MAP Pricing."  This means that the prices shown here are the "minimum advertised prices" permitted by the manufacturer. Because these are already the lowest prices possible,  the additional incentives usually available under  "Frequent Flyer" program do not apply to this item.

Manufacturer's Description:

1-Xpression III is now the 5th generation of the hi-fi classic Pro-Ject 1 which was presented for the first time 18 years ago. No other entry-level turntable is more audiophile and the current version includes an improved main bearing, acrylic platter, carbon tone-arm with aluminium head-shell and effective decoupling of the drive motor. As an option the 1-Xpression III is also available in a comfort version including electronic speed change and limit stop.  

1-Xpression III Comfort – Manual turntable including carbon  

tone-arm with or without electronic speed selector and limit stop  



• Belt drive design with low noise AC motor Type Select 2  

• Plinth out of MDF with high gloss anthracite surface  

• Acrylic 2,2 kg platter  

• Platter bearing Type Block 2: Low-tolerance chrome-plated stainless-steel axle runs on a polished ball bearing in a brass bearing housing  

• Motor decoupled to reduce vibration  

• Integrated Speed Box allows electronically switchable speed between 33 and 45 Upm  

• Automatic cutoff at the end of the record  

• Height adjustable rubber-damped aluminum cones  

• Gold-plated RCA phono sockets  


Tonearm 8.6c  

• 8.6" Carbon fibre tone-arm with aluminum headshell  

• Conical armtube avoids standing wave refl ections  

• Inverted tonearm bearing comprises inverted hardened stainlesssteel points and sapphire thrust-pads  

• Solid armbase permits accurate height adjustment of armtube and VTA (vertical tracing angle)  

• Single-screw fixing of armtube allows rotation for easy adjustment of needle azimuth despite fixed headshell  

• Highly flexible top-grade copper internal wiring  

• Silicon damped tone-armlift  

• Resonance optimized counterweight construction  


1 Xpression III  

Same as above without electronic features 

Technical data

Pro-Ject 1 Xpression III

Fitted cartridge optional Ortofon 2M Red
Amplifier connection MM-input
Nominal speeds 33 / 45 / 78 r.p.m. (78 optional)
Dust cover yes
RCA phono sockets yes
Rubber-damped aluminium cones yes
Tonearm Pro-Ject 8.6c
Tonearm with fibre armtube and sapphire thrust-pads yes
Effective tonearm length 8,6 " (218,5mm)
Effective tonearm mass 8,7g
Overhang 18,5mm
Supplied counterweight cartridge weight 7 - 12g
Optional counterweight cartridge weight 4 - 7g
Downforce range 10 - 30mN
Speed variance ±0,5 %
Wow and flutter ±0,1 %
Signal to noise -70dB
Platter weight/diameter 0,9kg/300mm
Power supply type Mains-fed outboard power supply
220 - 240V, 50 cycles or 100 - 110V, 60 cycles
Output voltage 16V/500mA AC
Power consumption 2W
Dimensions (lid open) 415 x 370 x 405mm
Dimensions (lid closed) 415 x 118 x 320mm
Weight 5kg
Dimensions (W x H x D)

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