Beatles Pro-Ject turntable now up for sale

For Sale / News / February 21, 2017

Over at Best Buy (remember when Best Buy had that crazy run on clearance vinyl? Those were the days), they’re selling a new Beatles Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC turntable, which commemorates the 1964 tour. You can see the turntable specs below:

Tonearm crafted from a piece of carbon fiber
For optimum stiffness and control.

Belt drive system
Enjoy superior sound thanks to the belt drive which reduces vibration.

Moving Magnet (MM) cartridge
Equipped with a high-performance, high-output moving magnet (MM) stereo phono cartridge.

Acrylic platter
The upgraded acrylic platter does not require any mat and is very easy to clean.

30 cm platter
This platter size lets you listen to a wide range of records.

Quiet-running synchronous motor
With a quartz-regulated DC to AC signal generator for optimal speed accuracy.

TPE motor suspension
For lower noise and better isolation.

Built-in SpeedBox
For precise speed control and electronic speed switching.

Orotofon red cartridge
Factory-mounted and aligned for precise operation.

Premium look
The plinth is adorned with an artful collage of ticket stubs from the legendary tour that spread Beatlemania all over America.

You can get free shipping with your order. According to The Vinyl Factory, there will be 5 more of these Beatles turntables, adding to the George Harrison one recently released.


Christopher Lantinen
Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.

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