Over the next few weeks may just experiement with an outboard PSU. The TT sounds really good 'as is' for a budget effort, but if it can lift the sound a little, so much the better.
Amp: Leema Pulse; Source: Naim CD5i-2, Denon 260MKII, Pro-ject XP I; Speakers: PMC TB2i
Formerly known as plastic penguin
Hi plastic penguin
If you are thinking of trying an outboard PSU, may I recommend the AC-16 power supply from Russ Andrews, it replaces the standard plug-in one supplied with your turntable.
I brought one for my Debut 3 and found that the quality of the sound improved with better bass, midrange and treble.
There are other power PSU's available but for £104, I think its a bit of a bargain.
Cheers. I'll check it out. I'll also look at Pro-jects own boxes.
No problem, happy to help.
If you are checking out Project's own range of boxes may I suggest your look at the Speed Box S which I use with my Debut 3.
Not only does it mean that you don't have to keep swapping over the belt when changing speeds from 33 to 45 but according to their website it provides "Clean power decoupled from mains interference " and " Sound improvement through motor running smoothness "
Only thing is you may have to check whether it is compatible with your turntable but this info is also on the website.
The speed box could be handy. I'll check whether it's compatible later this evening, once little'un is in the land of nod.
Thanks once again.
Checked on Henley website to see whether the Speed box is compatible with my TT. It ain't.
Back to square one.
Sorry to hear that, very strange that a company like Project has not updated the Speed box to be compatible with its current range of turntables as it was a great addon to my Debut 3.
Have you checked out the Russ Andrews power supply yet as I forgot to say that once again you may have to check whether it is compatible with your turntable.
Thought i would let you know before you decided to go for it.
Not as yet. Will have a butchers a little later.
The biggest issue with my TT is it doesn't a detachable mains flex, according to Henleys.
From your profile, it would appear that you have an Xpression 1. Assuming this is the case, then you can add a Speedbox as it uses a plug in power supply. If not, you can always use a Speedbox S/E or DS. Although more expensive, you can plug in a 240V mains plug and the filtering is quite a lot better.
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