RT82 Reference High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable

RT82 Reference High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable

Record Player with Ortofon OM 10 Cartridge, Speed Control Motor, Solid Wood Plinth, Vibration Isolation Feet

$299.99 USD

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RT82 Reference High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable

PURE ANALOG PERFORMANCE

The definitive vinyl record listening experience for beautifully warm and natural music, transporting you into the center of the performance

EXCEPTIONAL MUSICAL ACCURACY

Immerse yourself in dynamic music reproduction with the Ortofon Super OM 10 elliptical cartridge delivering improved linearity, higher channel separation and reduced distortion

SPEED CONTROL FOR PRECISION PLAYBACK

The isolated motor prevents unwanted vibrations and noise while the speed control mechanism ensures consistent platter velocity (0.07% Wow/Flutter)

SOLID WOOD PLINTH

Revel in the gorgeous solid wood cabinet with a highly precise metal platter and adjustable resonance damping feet, ensuring superior isolation from unwanted micro-vibrations

SPECTACULAR SIGNAL CLARITY

Caress your records with the balanced S-shaped tonearm for accurate tracking of the record groove and no electronics in the signal path for a cleaner, exceptionally detailed sound (Note: phono preamp not included)

Overview

unparalleled vinyl music playback

Specifications

Cabinet Specifications
Cabinet Material MDF
Finish High Gloss Piano Black
Dust Cover Yes - Tinted
Turntable Specifications
Drive System Belt Drive
Motor DC Motor with Servo Controller Analyzes motor speed 500 times/sec
Motor Isolation Under-mounted 7-point silicone isolation with decoupling isolation ring
Speed 33 1/3 RPM, 45 RPM
Speed Variation 0.13%
Wow and Flutter 0.07%
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Weighted) 76 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Unweighted) 65 dB
Platter Aluminum
Diameter of Platter 12 inches (30 cm)
Weight of Platter 1.22 lbs (553 g)
Height of Platter 0.62 inches (16 mm)
Auto-Stop Yes
Turntable Mat Rubber
Tonearm Specifications
Tonearm Type Static Balanced, S-Type
Supported Cartridge Weight 0.12 – 0.25 oz (3.5 – 7.5 g)
Counterweight Yes – 3.95 oz (112 g) - Adjustable
Anti-skating Adjustment Yes – Adjustable
Pivot Bearing Yes
Cueing Lever Yes
Tonearm Material Aluminum
Tonearm Wire 36 AWG Litz Cable / 7 Strand
Effective Tonearm Mass 0.99 oz (28.2 g)
Overhang 0.76 inches (19.2 mm)
Effective Tonearm Length 8.82 inches (224 mm)
Headshell Mount H-4 Bayonet Mount
Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge Type Moving Magnet (MM)
Cartridge Model Ortofon OM 10
Replacement Stylus Stylus 10
Stylus 0.3 x 0.7 mil
Cantilever Aluminum
Mount Half-inch
Frequency Response 20 - 24,000 Hz
Channel Separation 22 dB at 1 kHz
Channel Balance < 1.5 dB @ 1 kHz
Load Impedance/Capacitance 47k Ohms/200 - 500 pF
Output Voltage 4.0 mV
Cartridge Weight 0.18 oz (5 g)
Headshell Weight 0.35 oz (10 g)
Cartridge Height 0.71 inches (18 mm)
Recommended Tracking Force 0.05 oz (1.5 g)
Vertical Tracking Angle 20°
Rubber Belt Specifications
Rubber Belt Design Continuous loop (joint-less)
Width 0.17 inches (4.5 mm)
Length 36.02 inches (915 mm)
Thickness 0.02 inches (0.6 mm)
Output Specifications
Connector RCA (Gold-plated)
Preamp No - Separate Phono Preamp Required
Phono Output 4.0 mV
Ground Terminal Yes
Power Specification
Input 100 – 240 V AC (50/60 Hz)
Output 12 V / 500 mA
Consumption 1.5 W
General Specifications
Dimensions 16.5 x 5.5 x 13.75 inches (419.1 x 139.7 x 349.25 mm)
Unit Weight 14.99 lb (6.8 kg)
Operating Temperature 41°F to 95°F (5°C to 35°C)
Wireless Playback No (Requires Bluetooth or WiFi transmitter connected via RCA connection to transmit audio wirelessly)
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UPC 061783268377
What's Included

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  • RT82T Turntable
  • Dust Cover + Hinges
  • Bubble Level
  • Headshell with Ortofon OM 10 Cartridge
  • Counterweight
  • Metal Platter with Belt
  • Rubber Platter Mat
  • 100 - 240 V (50/60Hz) AC Power Adapter
  • 3ft RCA Cable
  • 2x 3 ft Ground Wire
  • 45 Adaptor
  • Motor Pulley Cap
  • User Manual
  • Lifetime Customer Support
  • 2 Year Manufacturer’s Direct Warranty
  • Pro Reviews

    Steve Guttenberg of CNET Reviews the RT84

    "The Fluance RT84 turntable looks, feels and sounds like a winner"

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    Vinyl Rewind Reviews the RT85

    "I give this my highest rating of 5 pompadours out of 5""



    Joe N Tell Reviews the RT82

    Follow along as Joe Mariano unboxes and sets up his new RT82

    Brad Moon of Forbes Reviews the RT85

    "It didn’t matter the genre... it all just plain sounds noticeably better on this turntable"

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    Craig Farraway from Vinyl TV Reviews the RT84

    "I haven't found anything about this turntable that I don't like"



    RT84 Review by Colin from This Does Not Compute

    "If you're looking to improve your vinyl setting, Fluance's reference series is worth considering, to take your records to the next level"

    "Beautiful, Well-Thought-Out Table" - Napier Lopez of The Next Web

    "The experience was a bit of a revelation... I finally understood why some people have such an affinity for vinyl"

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    Customer Reviews

    Overall Rating:

    Andrew W May 17, 2019 Advanced Listener - 1 Year Illinois, United States

    This turntable performs just as good as it looks. I saw the review on Vinyl TV and wanted one, so I switched over from the Audio-Technica AT-LP120 because the built in amp was not that good, this with the new PA10 Preamp is amazing, I also switched to the ortofon blue and what a difference. Waiting for the black to come in and hear this with the preamp and put is through it paces, should preform admirably. I am very happy with my purchase! HIGHLY recommend.

    Kurt G May 8, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 10 Years Pennsylvania, United States

    Upgraded from a 30 year old Sony turntable with a worn out belt and a sub-par cartridge. The RT82 has really brought my records to life and I'm happy about having a properly aligned cartridge and tone arm to help protect my vinyl investment. At this price point, you cannot go wrong with this turntable.

    Sam F April 24, 2019 Advanced Listener - 1 Year Virginia, United States

    Before getting my RT82 I had a low end turntable. My low end turntable was having tons of issues with skipping and wow & flutter after only a week. I chose the RT82 as my upgrade & have nearly zero issues with it. The functionality of it is great & it is a beautiful piece of hardware. Thank you fluance for keeping happy and letting me play my records with zero issues!!

    Mike W March 26, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 5 Years New Jersey, United States

    Very solid and sturdy construction, fantastic value and overall best turntable in the price range. Only wish acrylic platter could come as a separate.

    Kevin A March 19, 2019 Novice Listener - 1 Year Florida, United States

    Bought the RT82.. first turntable and have no buyers remorse. It's a fantastic product, shipped very well and fast, has been working flawlessly.

    Jer R February 28, 2019 Novice Listener - 1 Year New Jersey, United States

    Wanted my first table to be able to switch out cartridges and adjust counterweights that are usually not seen with entry level models. It does that, looks sleek, and is a decent price for the value you get out of it. My package came with a damaged dust cover that happened probably through its transportation. I contacted customer support and got a free replacement in a few days. Great experience even with the minor hiccup.

    Vance H. February 26, 2019 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years California, United States

    Extremely well made piece of equipment. Beautiful sound and aesthetics!

    Chris S February 20, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 2 Years Virginia, United States

    Was a little more than I wanted to spend on my first turntable, but I read all the positive reviews and felt comfortable with the purchase. Wow, was I impressed with the overall quality and sound for the price. All the positive reviews were spot on!

    Andy R February 20, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 1 Year Minnesota, United States

    Love our new RT82. It was super easy to set up with clear instructions. It looks and sounds amazing.

    Jamie B February 8, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 1 Year Texas, United States

    So far I am very happy with my RT82. Platter doesn't spin completely perfect but it doesn't seem to affect playback. I have about 10+ hours of listening on it, but so far so good.

    Michael Gh February 7, 2019 Advanced Listener - 10 Years Illinois, United States

    I am really happy with this turntable, there are few things that it would make this turntable an amazing one, the rca cable and the ground cable are on the short side, you might want to buy a different one if you decide to place your turntable not next to your receiver.

    Jerry G February 5, 2019 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years Colorado, United States

    Outstanding value for the money. Solidly built. The on-off/speed selection knob operates silky smoothly. Especially like that the turntable has an auto shutoff feature (which can be enabled or disabled). That is a feature that is not commonly available on better quality turntables. Also appreciate that the same base and motor are used on the RT82 through RT85. The cartridge quality and platter material are the only differences.

    I had retrieved my LP collection from storage, and was listening on my old turntable. Even though it was a quality turntable, its age was showing. (I could detect wow & flutter.) This new turntable provides the means to truly enjoy that old vinyl again.

    Jesse S January 26, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 6 Years Ontario, Canada

    Was going to buy the RT80 until I saw this was released. Do not regret spending the extra money for this turntable. Excellent build quality, sound and design!

    Benoit, D. January 25, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 20+ Years Quebec, Canada

    Extremely happy with the unit very impressed with the company overhaul I will purchase again

    Jesse S January 25, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 6 Years Ontario, Canada

    Had this record player or about 2 weeks now and have gotten about 20 hours of play time out of it. So far I am 100% satisfied. Very well built and very good sound

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