Elite High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable with Ai40 5” Powered Bookshelf Speakers

Elite High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable with Ai40 5” Powered Bookshelf Speakers

Elite High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable with Ai40 5” Powered Bookshelf Speakers
Elite High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable with Ai40 5” Powered Bookshelf Speakers

Diamond Stylus, Belt Drive, Built-in Preamp - 70W Class D Amplifier and aptX Bluetooth

$429.99 USD

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Elite High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable with Ai40 5” Powered Bookshelf Speakers

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EXTRAORDINARY SOUND PERFORMANCE

EXTRAORDINARY SOUND PERFORMANCE

Enjoy a pure listening experience by pairing a fully loaded high fidelity turntable with incredibly detailed, room-filling 70-watt powered bookshelf speakers

PREMIUM TURNTABLE COMPONENTS

PREMIUM TURNTABLE COMPONENTS

Packed with high performance components including an Audio Technica ATN95E diamond tipped stylus, rubber mat, S-type precision tone arm, Texas Instruments preamp, recreating the performance the way the artist intended

POWERFUL SPEAKERS

POWERFUL SPEAKERS

With an integrated 70W Class D amplifier, 1-inch silk dome tweeters and 5-inch high performance woven drivers, these active speakers deliver stunning acoustic accuracy

PRECISION CRAFTED WOOD CABINETS

The engineered MDF solid wood turntable plinth and speaker cabinet ensure a warm, distortion-free sound, delivering exquisite audio reproduction

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SIMPLE AUDIO SETUP

Easily switch between your vinyl records and streaming your favorite music apps through Bluetooth aptX with this simple plug and play setup – no separate amp required

Overview

Specifications

RT81 High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable

RT81 High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable
Cabinet Specifications %E2%96%BC
Cabinet Material MDF
Finish High Gloss Piano Black
Dust Cover Yes - Tinted
Turntable Specifications %E2%96%BC
Drive System Belt Drive
Motor DC Motor
Motor Isolation Three Point Rubber Isolation
Speed 33 1/3 RPM, 45 RPM
Speed Variation +/-1.00% - Speed Adjustment Guide
Wow and Flutter 0.2%
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Weighted) 67dB or higher (A-weighted, 20kHz LPF)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Unweighted) 60dB or higher (unweighted, 20kHz LPF)
Platter Aluminum
Diameter of Platter 12", 30cm
Weight of Platter 1.22 lbs (553 g)
Height of Platter 0.62 inches (16 mm)
Auto-Stop Yes
Turntable Mat Rubber
Tonearm Specifications %E2%96%BC
Tonearm Type Static Balanced, S-Type
Supported Cartridge Weight 3.5 to 6.5g
Counterweight Yes – 3.53 oz (100 g) - Adjustable
Anti-skating Adjustment Yes
Pivot Bearing Yes
Cueing Lever Yes
Tonearm Material Aluminum
Effective Tonearm Mass 28.2 grams
Overhang 19.2mm
Effective Tonearm Length 224mm
Headshell Mount H-4 Bayonet Mount
Tonearm Height 17mm
Cartridge Specifications %E2%96%BC
Cartridge Type Dual Moving Magnet (MM)
Cartridge Model Audio Technica: AT95E
Replacement Stylus ATN95E
Stylus 0.4 %C3%97 0.7mil Bonded Elliptical (Diamond)
Cantilever Aluminum
Mount Half inch
Frequency Response 20-20,000Hz
Channel Separation 20dB at 1kHz
Channel Balance 2.0dB or less at 1kHz
Load Impedance/Capacitance 47k Ohms/100pF
Output Voltage 2.5mV +/–3dB
Cartridge Weight 5.7g (+/- 0.5g)
Headshell Weight 10.7g
Cartridge Height 0.67 inches (17 mm)
Recommended Tracking Force 2.0g +/–0.5g
Vertical Tracking Angle 20 degrees
Rubber Belt Specifications %E2%96%BC
Rubber Belt Design Continuous loop (joint-less)
Width 4.5mm
Length 534.07mm
Thickness 0.6mm
Output Specifications %E2%96%BC
Connector RCA (Gold-plated)
Preamp Yes, PHONO/LINE Switchable
Phono Output 2.5mV +/–3dB
Phono Bypass Yes, all electronics bypassed when using external preamp
Line Output 140mV (–17dBV)
Ground Terminal Yes
Power Specification %E2%96%BC
Input 100V - 240V AC (50/60Hz)
Output 12V / 500mA
Consumption 1.5W
General Specifications %E2%96%BC
Dimensions 5.5 x 16.5 x 13.75 inches / 14.0 x 41.9 x 34.9 cm (HxWxD)
Unit Weight 14.1 lb (6.4 kg)
Operating Temperature 20%C2%B0C
Wireless Playback No (Requires Bluetooth or WiFi transmitter connected via RCA connection to transmit audio wirelessly)
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UPC 871363017123
What's Included
  • RT81 Turntable
  • Dust Cover
  • 2x Dust Cover Hinges
  • Headshell with Audio Technica AT95E Cartridge
  • Counterweight
  • Aluminum Platter
  • Rubber Belt
  • 45 Adapter
  • Rubber Slip Mat
  • 3ft RCA Cable With Ground Wire
  • 100V - 240V (50/60Hz) AC Power Adapter
  • User Manual
  • Lifetime Customer Support
  • 2 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
  • Ai40 Powered 5” Bookshelf Speakers

    Ai40 Powered 5” Bookshelf Speakers
    Speaker Configuration 2 Way – 2 Driver Powered Bookshelf Speaker System with Integrated Amplifier (Pair)
    Bluetooth Yes; aptX Codec
    Inputs RCA L/R
    Tweeter 1 inch Silk Soft Dome Ferrofluid Cooled
    Woofer 5 inch Woven Glass Fiber Composite Drivers with Butyl Rubber Surrounds
    Amplifier Power Class D 70 Watts Continuous Average Output (2x 35 watts)
    Frequency Response 40Hz – 20KHz (DSP Virtual Sound)
    Internal Lead Wire 18 gauge Internal Lead Wire to Reduce Signal Degradation
    Power Input: 100-240V; Output: 19V 3.15A
    Crossover Frequency 2600Hz Phase Coherent – PCB Mounted Circuitry
    Enclosure Acoustic Suspension Design
    Dimensions 10.9 x 6.5 x 7.6 inches / 27.7 x 16.5 x 19.3 cm (HxWxD)
    Speaker Weight 15.1 lbs
    Speaker Type Bookshelf
    Certifications ICES
    FCC Certified
    ETL/CETL
    Subwoofer Output 0
    Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) <0.3%
    WiFi Casting Pairs via Bluetooth with Google Home, Amazon Echo and AppleTV (Ai40 is not a WiFi speaker)
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    UPC 871363024626
    What's Included

    Ai40 Speaker Line Out

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    Ai40 Speaker Lineout

    • Fluance Ai40 Active Bookshelf
    • Speakers (pair)
    • Remote Control
    • 2x AAA Batteries
    • 100-240V Power Adapter
    • 8ft 18 Gauge Speaker Wire
    • 3ft 3.5mm Aux to RCA Cable
    • Quick Start Guide
    • Fluance Catalog
    • Lifetime Customer Support
    • 2 Year Manufacturer%E2%80%99s Warranty

    Customer Reviews

    Overall Rating:

    William April 7, 2020 Intermediate Listener - 5 Years Illinois, United States

    What a beautiful product, and even better customer service. My table ended up having a bent stylus that was causing it to play out of only one channel. Contacted Fluance and they had no problem send me a brand new cartridge and head shell. Best purchase I’ve made.

    5
    Cleveland L. March 21, 2020 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years Florida, United States

    Well, unfortunately I have had an unbelievably negative experience with this setup. First is the low level hum that persists. I have tried moving it to several different locations, speaker distance (turntable and speakers are ion separate surfaces) balanced and rebalanced the tonearm, replaced the rca cables, grounded it to a steel post on shelving unit and the speaker, bought a new grounded plug and even plugged the turntable into a separate outlet than the speakers, all to no avail. Speakers themselves are muddled even after what I consider a post month long break in. After the hours of moving, rewiring, balancing , t is just basically a piece of bric a brac (very expensive bric a brac). It makes me realise how adequate my old Sony turntable with Mission speakers and a Demon receiver were. I fell for the hype so I'm just trying to save someone else the troubles. It makes me wonder if all those reviews are real. It looks good though. I've written a review before but they didn't print it. Hmmm. So I though I'd try again after just becoming frustrated by it once more.

    2
    Tony C March 11, 2020 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years Virginia, United States

    I ordered the RT81 Bundle with the Ai40 Loudspeakers. The online ordering experience was flawless and my components arrived in three days. Setup was a breeze, supported by the manuals as well as the numerous YouTube videos (both Fluance sponsored and independent). After decades away from vinyl, I'm thrilled with the overall Fluance experience. 5 Stars!

    5
    Bryce F March 5, 2020 Advanced Listener - 10 Years Ontario, Canada

    Easy assembly and amazing sound! Totally worth it! No Problems!

    5
    Jim V February 13, 2020 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years Pennsylvania, United States

    Absolutely love the quality & sound of my RT81 turntable. Great value at a great price !

    5
    Joseph D January 22, 2020 Intermediate Listener - 20+ Years New Jersey, United States

    Aside from superb sound quality, I like the lift-able see-through cover. The cueing lever is easy to use. And I like the stylish classic look to it.

    5
    Robert C. W. January 14, 2020 Intermediate Listener - 20+ Years Alberta, Canada

    Simplified setup with an RT81/ai40 bundle. Loving it. Bulky vintage equipment and 5 speaker setup gone in favour of bluetooth and the turntable is a nice introduction to modern vinyl technology. Previous player was a Sanyo from 1977 and am impressed that this one is 10x better in almost every way, aside from a lack of auto return of the arm once the record is done playing... but not a big deal at all. Great decision to support a good Canadian company (as a Canadian) upon choosing to enter the world of higher end brands that put sound and quality at the forefront. Looking forward to a lifetime of products!

    5
    Mark December 14, 2019 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years New Jersey, United States

    Exactly what i was looking for in a quality turntable and very good bookshelf speakers.Customer service was extremely helpful in tailoring my purchase with my needs.Thank you

    5
    Ben T November 28, 2019 Novice Listener - 1 Year Minnesota, United States

    I purchased this turntable for my wife and she LOVES IT. Sounds fantastic and is a very classy piece of audio equipment. Highly recommended.

    5
    T October 5, 2019 Novice Listener - 1 Year Texas, United States

    Beautiful product.

    5
    Michael D. October 2, 2019 Advanced Listener - 1 Year Massachusetts, United States

    Awesome Product! It looks sleek and modern, and the sound quality for such small speakers is loud and crisp treble and deep bass for such a small speaker size. We are very happy and highly recommend Fluance products.

    5
    Steven S. October 1, 2019 Novice Listener - 1 Year Missouri, United States

    It feels disingenuous giving this 3 stars, as the equipment did sound great. However, I have not had the best experience with my order. I ordered the Natural Walnut turntable and speakers as a gift to my wife, but was sent the black turntable and white speakers. Besides receiving the wrong equipment, I had to send pictures to prove they sent the wrong items before they would issue the return. I was told when UPS received they would cross ship the correct items. I dropped them off with UPS 3 days ago and they still have not shipped anything.

    3
    Aj C September 2, 2019

    Love the sound and ease of setup. Would not be hard to upgrade to external amp and/or higher end needle to make this as good or better than a setup costing a thousand dollars.

    5
    Benjamin July 18, 2019 Novice Listener - 1 Year New York, United States

    Sound really good for the price.

    5
    Reid June 27, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 18 Years Georgia, United States

    It may be the best turntable setup I could have gotten for under $500.

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