Acoustic Sounds
By: Michael Fremer

October 5th, 2022


Industry News

Pro-Ject Introduces New Debut PRO S Turntable

features 10" "S" shaped aluminum arm, TPE-damped die-cast aluminum platter

Busy Pro-Ject just announced yet another new turntable. The $1,199 Debut PRO S features a new 10" "S" shaped arm that includes a CNC-machined nickel-plated bearing block, removable headshell and adjustable VTA/SRA and azimuth. Also included is a die-cut aluminum platter and aluminum sub-platter.

Platter removed to show subplatter

The minimalist-looking turntable features built-in electronic speed control and 33 1/3/45 push of a button control as well as 78rpm using a supplied belt. Includes Pick it S2 C integrated cartridge/headshell, dustcover and other features.

Speed: 33, 45/(78) (electronic speed change)

Drive principle: belt-drive w/ electronic speed control

Platter: 300mm, die-cast aluminum platter with TPE damping

and felt mat

Platter bearing: high-precision stainless steel axle in bronze


Wow & flutter: 33: +/-0.16%; 45: +/-0.14%

Speed drift: 33: +/-0.40%; 45: +/-0.50%

Signal to noise: 68dB

Tonearm: 10" aluminum with SME-type headshell connection

Effective arm length/mass: 254mm/8g

Overhang: 16mm

Included accessories: 15V DC / 0.8A power supply,

dustcover, 78rpm round belt, 7" singles adapter

Power consumption: 4W (0W standby)

Dimensions (WxHxD): 462 x 145 x 345mm

Dimensions (standard): 18.19 x 5.71 x 13.58

Mass (weight): 8kg (15.43 lbs) net