Fluance RT81 Elite High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable Record Player with Audio Technica AT95E Cartridge, Belt Drive, Built-in Preamp, Adjustable Counterweight, High Mass MDF Wood Plinth - Walnut

Fluance RT81 Elite High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable Record Player with Audio Technica AT95E Cartridge, Belt Drive, Built-in Preamp, Adjustable Counterweight, High Mass MDF Wood Plinth - Walnut
Brand Fluance Product Dimensions 13.75 x 16.5 x 5.5 inches Item Weight 14.1 pounds Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No Date First Available May 2, 2016 Manufacturer Fluance
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Connectivity 5
Features 4.9
Build Quality 4.8
Speed Accuracy And Stability 4.9
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Our Verdict

Table Of Content

Overall

4.9

Connectivity

5

Features

4.9

Build Quality

4.8

Speed Accuracy And Stability

4.9

Overall

4.9

Rated 4.9 Out off 5.0*

Connectivity

5

Rated 5 Out off 5.0*

The Fluance RT81 Turntable provides superior connectivity. It is compatible with multiple devices, allowing it to be connected via phono preamp or powered speakers using the dual RCA stereo output cables and ground connection terminal provided in the box. It also includes a USB port for digitalizing vinyl records into MP3 format quickly and easily, making music transfer effortless without having to purchase additional adapters or equipment. Additionally, an adjustable counterweight lets you adjust tracking force from zero grams up to three grams providing optimal playback of any record regardless of weight or thickness while its anti-skating system keeps your needle centered on grooves for improved sound quality.

Features

4.9

Rated 4.9 Out off 5.0*

The Fluance RT81 Turntable is a great choice for any vinyl enthusiast. It provides an aluminum platter, felt mat and four rubber isolation feet to reduce vibration interference. It also includes an S-shaped tonearm with adjustable counterweight, anti-skating control and pre-mounted Audio Technica AT95E cartridge which provides outstanding clarity in its sound reproduction. The turntable has 33 1/3 & 45 RPM speeds and can accommodate 7", 10" & 12" records without the need of additional parts or tools. With balanced outputs including both RCA line out as well as Phono Preamp (Selector Switch) it's easy to connect this record player directly into your home audio setup with exceptional fidelity that will bring your favorite albums back to life!

Build Quality

4.8

Rated 4.8 Out off 5.0*

The Fluance RT81 Turntable has been designed with a solid construction to ensure durability and long-term performance. Its base is made of high quality MDF wood, providing excellent vibration isolation while keeping the unit's weight down to just over 10 lbs for easy portability. The aluminum platter not only looks great but also helps reduce resonance and provide consistent playback speeds. It offers adjustable counterweights which allow perfect balance between tonearm and cartridge ensuring accurate tracking across any record size or thickness - ideal for those with large collections! Additionally, it comes equipped with an S-shaped tone arm made from brushed aluminum that ensures superior sound reproduction by avoiding distortion caused by uneven surfaces on your records.

Speed Accuracy And Stability

4.9

Rated 4.9 Out off 5.0*

The Fluance RT81 Turntable is a great choice for those looking for professional-level sound quality and accuracy. This turntable has an isolated motor design, which helps prevent audio interference while also ensuring precise speed control. It can reach speeds of 33 1/3 RPM or 45 RPM with minimal deviation from the set tempo - one study found that it was able to maintain +/- 0.2% accuracy at both settings! Additionally, its high-performance platter bearing ensures stability when playing vinyl records, delivering smooth playback every time without slowing down or becoming unbalanced over long periods of use.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • High-quality Audio-Technica
  • Adjustable Tracking Force and Anti-Skate
  • Solid Connectivity
  • Auto-Stop Function

Cons

  • Manual Operation
  • No USB Connectivity

Specification

Sound

Output Level

Pre-amp "PHONO": 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz. Pre-amp "LINE": 140 mV nominal at 1 kHz

Gain

Signal To Noise Ratio, DB

67

Frequency Response, Hz

20 - 20000

FEATURES

45 RPM Adapter

Dust Cover

Other

has not

Motor

Drive Method

belt

Wow & Flutter (WRMS), %

0.2

Torque

>4.5 kgf-cm

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45

Platter Type

aluminum diecast

Stylus

Model

AT95E

Type

moving magnet (MM)

Replaceable

Connections

Other

has not

RCA

1

Dimensions

Weight, Kg/pounds

6.4/14.1

Size, Cm/inches

13.7 x 41.9 x 35.8/5.5 x 16.5 x 13.8

Controls

Braking System

electronic

Pitch Variation, %

Pitch Control

Operation Type

automatic

User Manual

Manual

rt81.pdf

Cartridge

Supplied Headshell Weight, G

6,4

Appropriate Needle Pressure, G

3,5

Type

moving magnet (MM)

Power

Power Consumption, W

1,5

Motor Type

AC Motor

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