Pro-Ject’s Colorful Audio Hi-Fi Set Is Ideal For Your Office or Bedroom

Pro-Ject’s Colorful Audio Hi-Fi Set Is Ideal For Your Office or Bedroom

With companies such as Victrola, Andover Audio, and +Audio having success marketing integrated turntable systems, Pro-Ject Audio Systems must have taken notice as they have decided to jump into the game with the introduction of its Colorful HiFi Set

However, instead of designing a system from the ground up, Pro-Ject has assembled key components from its existing product line that offer great performance for the money.

The Pro-Ject Audio Systems Colorful Audio HiFi Set Includes the following components.

Debut Carbon EVO Turntable 

Pro-ject Debut Carbon Evo Turntable
Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Evo Turntable in Satin Walnut

Turntable Features

  • Drive Type: Belt
  • Speeds: 33, 45/(78): Electronic speed change.
  • Included Accessories: 15V DC / 0,8A power supply, dust cover, 78 RPM round belt, 7-inch single adapter
  • Power consumption: 4W / 0W standby
  • Dimensions Dustcover Closed (WHD): 16.34 x 4.45 x 12.6-inches (415 x 113 x 320mm)
  • Dimensions Dustcover open (WHD): 16.34 x14.37 x 15.9-inches (415 x 365 x 405mm)
  • Weight: 13lbs 4oz (6kg)

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Tip: In Europe the Carbon EVO comes with an Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge, but in the U.S. (and in this package) a Sumiko Rainer Cartridge is provided.

Sumiko Rainier Phono Cartridge
Sumiko Rainier

Cartridge Features

  • Stylus: 0.3 x 0.7mil Elliptical
  • Cantilever: Aluminium Pipe
  • Coils: High-Purity Copper
  • Load Impedance: 47kΩ
  • Frequency Response: 15Hz to 25 kHz
  • Channel Separation: 25dB @ 1kHz
  • Vertical Tracking Angle: 25°
  • Tracking Force Range: 1.8g – 2.2g
  • Replacement Stylus Options: RS Rainier, RS Olympia, or RS Moonstone (Interchangeable)

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Speaker Box 5 S2

Pro-Ject Speaker Box 5 S2 Bookshelf Speakers

Speaker Features

  • Tweeter: 1-inch (25mm) silk dome with Neodynium magnet
  • Woofer: 5-inch (130 mm) fiberglass cone
  • Recommended amplifier power: 10 to 150 Watts
  • Frequency response: 55 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Nominal impedance: 8 Ohms
  • Sensitivity (1W/1m): 88 dB
  • Dimensions (WHD): 6.3 x 10.7 x 8.5-inches (160 x 271 x 215 mm) 
  • Weight: 10lbs 13oz (4.9 kg)

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MaiA S3 Integrated Amp with Bluetooth

The MaiA S3 provides system amplification as well as the needed connections for the turntable and the speakers. In addition, it also provides connections for additional sources as well as wireless Bluetooth reception for compatible devices such as smartphones. 

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Pro-Ject MaiA S3 Integrated Amplifier Front
Pro-Ject MaiA S3 Integrated Amplifier

Amplifier Features

  • Power Output: 2x 23W / 40W at 8 / 4ohms (1% THD)
  • Frequency Response: (20Hz – 20kHz):<-0,5dB @4ohm
  • Channel Separation: – 69dB at 10kHz
  • S/N  Ratio: 97dB (101dB-‚A‘ weighted) @4ohm
  • THD: < 0,04% at 10W / 4 ohms
  • Headphone Amplifier: 2x 75mW at 32ohm (1%THD)
  • Headphone Output: ¼-inch (6.3mm) jack (16 – 600 ohms impedance)
Pro-Ject MaiA S3 Integrated Amplifier Rear
  • Analogue Inputs: 3x pair RCA, 1x phono MM (RCA)
  • Digital Inputs: 1 x Digital Coaxial, 2 x Digital Optical (Toslink)
  • Wireless Input:  Bluetooth 5.0 with aptX HD
  • D/A-converter: Cirrus Logic CS4344 24bit/192kHz
  • Variable Output: 1x pair RCA
  • Speaker connectors: 4mm banana plugs, spades connectors, or naked wire
  • Control: Wireless Remote provided, Onboard controls for power, volume, and source selection.
  • Dimensions (WHD): 8.1 x 2.17 x 6.9 -inches (206 x 55 x 176mm) 
  • Weight: 2lbs 6 oz (1070 g) without external power supply

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Connect It LS S2 Speaker Cables

Pro-Ject Connect Speaker Cables
  • Length: 3 meters
  • Assembly: Solid-Core twisted
  • Conductor: High-purity oxygen-free copper
  • Gauge: 4 x 0.96 mm²
  • Dielectric: Polyethylene

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Damp It Speaker Isolation Pods (x8)

Pro-Ject Damp-it
  • Special absorber feet for effective decoupling
  • Prevents transmission of mechanical vibration
  • Optimized to absorb frequencies from 20-500 Hz
  • Made from high-tech TPE (thermoplastic elastomers)
  • Especially made for bookshelf speakers, disc players, turntables, tube amplifiers, and more…

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Pro-Ject Colorful Audio System Yellow
Pro-Ject Colorful Audio System Blue

In addition to the high-performance audiophile components you would expect from Pro-Ject, the HiFi system is offered in six color finishes that can complement just about home decor:

  • Walnut
  • White
  • Black
  • Steel Blue
  • Golden Yellow
  • Fir Green

Availability and Pricing

All of the components of the Colorful HiFi Set are made in the EU and are available in select markets via Authorized Pro-Ject Brick and Mortar and Online Dealers for $2,000.00.

For more information: USA Product Page

Pro-Ject Colorful Audio System Black
Pro-Ject Colorful Audio System White

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