Pro-Ject Juke Box E1: Just Add Speakers Vinyl Playback

Posted on 3rd March, 2024

Pro-Ject Juke Box E1: Just Add Speakers Vinyl Playback

Pro-Ject's new Juke Box E1 just needs speakers to start your vinyl journey – or get the Juke Box E1 SET for true stereo convenience.

The Pro-Ject Juke Box E has won many fans looking to dip their toes into the world of vinyl just as the original Pro-Ject Juke Box blazed a trail as the vinyl revival was really becoming a thing.

Pro-Ject Juke Box E1

The latest incarnation is the Pro-Ject Juke Box E1, which upgrades the tonearm and sub-platter drive system and offers more user-friendly switching between 33 and 45 RPM. Naturally, the central ingredients of Bluetooth and onboard amplification are still very much part of the mix.

Pro-Ject Juke Box E1

Yes, this is more than an all-in-one analogue playback machine, as the inclusion of Bluetooth means you can squirt music over to it from your phone or tablet. Meanwhile, the integrated phono stage, pre-amplifier and power amplifier eliminate the need for separates. Furthermore, should you want an entire package, Pro-Ject offers a pair of speakers for the system for a little more cash.

Pro-Ject Juke Box E1

The deck is based on the E1 turntable and features a CNC-machined wood chassis, aluminium tonearm and Ortofon OM 5E cartridge. This is all connected to a 50W per-channel Class D amplifier. The tonearm comes pre-set and balanced, so all you have to do is attach the drive belt, place the platter and plug the deck into the mains.

There's a neat display that shows the volume and input, as well as the turntable speed selector. Volume is handled by a 32-step potentiometer.

Pro-Ject Juke Box E1

The Juke Box E1 is available now in black, white, red and walnut finishes, costing £599. The Juke Box E1 SET adds a pair of Pro-Ject's Speaker Box 5 speakers in a matching red, white or black finish, along with a speaker cable and speaker isolation feet, priced at around US$799.

Visit Pro-Ject for more information

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    Jay Garrett

    StereoNET’s resident rock star, bass player, and gadget junkie. His passion for gadgets and Hi-Fi is second only to being a touring musician.

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