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RT82 Reference High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable

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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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Natural Walnut swatch

Model:

RT82

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RT82 Reference High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable

RT82W Reference High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable - Left View

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 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

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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

RT82 Reference High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable
Cabinet Specifications %E2%96%BC
Cabinet Material MDF
Finish High Gloss Walnut Real Wood Veneer
Dust Cover Yes - Tinted
Turntable Specifications %E2%96%BC
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 %E2%96%BC
Tonearm Type Static Balanced, S-Type
Supported Cartridge Weight 0.12 – 0.25 oz (3.5 – 7.5 g)
Counterweight Yes – 3.60 oz (102 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 0.77 oz (21.78 g)
Overhang 0.76 inches (19.2 mm)
Effective Tonearm Length 8.82 inches (224 mm)
Headshell Mount H-4 Bayonet Mount
Cartridge Specifications %E2%96%BC
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 - 20,000 Hz (+3/-1 dB)
Frequency Range 20 - 22,000 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 (9 g)
Cartridge Height 0.71 inches (18 mm)
Recommended Tracking Force 0.05 oz (1.5 g)
Vertical Tracking Angle 20%C2%B0
Rubber Belt Specifications %E2%96%BC
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 %E2%96%BC
Connector RCA (Gold-plated)
Preamp No - Separate Phono Preamp Required
Phono Output 4.0 mV
Ground Terminal Yes
Input 100 – 240 V AC (50/60 Hz)
Output 12 V / 500 mA
Consumption 1.5 W
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 14.99 lb (6.8 kg)
Operating Temperature 41%C2%B0F to 95%C2%B0F (5%C2%B0C to 35%C2%B0C)
Wireless Playback No (Requires Bluetooth or WiFi transmitter connected via RCA connection to transmit audio wirelessly)
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UPC 871363024916
What's Included

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  • RT82W 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 90pF RCA Cable
  • 3ft Ground Wire
  • 45 Adaptor
  • Motor Pulley Cap
  • User Manual
  • Lifetime Customer Support
  • 2 Year Manufacturer’s Direct Warranty
  • Press

    Ty Pendlebury of CNET Reviews the RT82

    The Fluance RT82 "is the best overall turntable under $300... offers everything you could want"

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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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    Jarrett New from Vinyl Eyezz Reviews the RT85

    "For the price, this is the best sounding turntable that I've come across"



    Craig Farraway from Vinyl TV Reviews the RT84

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

    Customer Reviews

    Overall Rating:

    Sam T June 26, 2020 Intermediate Listener - 5 Years Ontario, Canada

    Lovely sound, solidly built and looks great. Highly recommend!

    5
    Jeff S June 20, 2020 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years Ohio, United States

    Looking for a new analog turntable, and found the RT-82...great turntable- easy set up, and sounds great. Replaced my decades old Technics with this- moderately priced, and looks very nice. Received shipment with minor damage to the dust cover- contacted the company, and was sent a replacement right away. Very satisfied with product and service.

    5
    Ian S June 19, 2020 Advanced Listener - 15 Years Arkansas, United States

    I love it! The sound is incredible and I love the style. I wish I would have went for the rt85 but I'll upgrade the platter and stylus eventually. I did hours of research before finally deciding on going with Fluance. The reviews are all correct, this is an amazing turntable!

    5
    Gene H June 19, 2020 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years North Carolina, United States

    I'm getting back into vinyl after 15 years away, having grown up with LPs and using good turntables. I'm building a new system and was delighted to find the RT82. It's definitely the best deal at this price range. Being able to control tonearm weight and anti-skating is rare at this price point, not to mention that it comes with an excellent Ortofon cartridge. A bonus is that the wood version is truly beautiful. I'm very pleased.

    5
    Sean J June 18, 2020 Intermediate Listener - 15 Years Washington, United States

    This is a gorgeous, fantastic-sounding turntable! The RT82 a huge upgrade from the one I was using previously, but no surprise there. It has inspired me to quickly expand my modest record collection, as I can now truly experience my favorite albums. Setup was simple, although I was nervous when the platter did not spin at first. Resetting the belt fixed this issue and it has been working perfectly ever since. I now look forward to upgrading the platter and cartridge in the future. Thanks Fluance!

    5
    spencer n June 17, 2020 Intermediate Listener - 5 Years Washington, United States

    amazing sound quality, I love everything about it. Beautifully made

    5
    Gene M. June 16, 2020 Intermediate Listener - 5 Years Indiana, United States

    Product shipped and arrived much swifter than I expected. Visually, the turn table is impeccable. I love the piano black finish. The instructions were easy to follow and I had it up and running quickly. Also I was impressed that the pre-installed cartridge was perfectly aligned. Overall the sound quality is awesome and I am completely satisfied with the product and if I had to make the choice again, I wouldnt hesitate to purchase a Fluance product!

    5
    Michael M. June 15, 2020 Intermediate Listener - 6 Years Texas, United States

    Very happy with my RT82, huge upgrade over my old Sony Turntable, much more accurate when i tested it with the RPM app. The autostop seems to work well and it pairs well with my Rolls VP29 with almost no background noise. Good overall table with lots of upgrade options down the line.

    5
    Trevor D June 13, 2020 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years Maryland, United States

    Had been using an old Garrard GT15 with age related performance issues but I love it like an old friend. Researched new turntables for quite some time. Finally went ahead and got the RT82, should have done it sooner. It has renewed my enthusiasm for my vinyl collection. It looks beautiful (including white gloves to aid in setup was a nice touch) and sounds great. I have it hooked up to my old Harmon Larson 330c receiver. Very warm sound. Like the music is hugging me. In my opinion this quality could easily cost a couple hundred dollars more. Also it was packaged very well, very secure during shipping. Now for new speakers...

    5
    Paul B June 11, 2020 Audiophile - 20+ Years Florida, United States

    Fit and finish was perfect- Piano Black leaves no room for flaws.
    Packaging was well done to protect the turn-table.
    Instructions where complete and easy to follow.
    And the most important part, it sounds amazing, at this price point there is no disappointment.

    5
    Jack G June 10, 2020 Novice Listener - 1 Year Texas, United States

    We loved the look of the record player. Sounds great as well.

    5
    JT P June 10, 2020 Novice Listener - 1 Year Pennsylvania, United States

    Originally bought an AT LP3. After about a week that turntable was having speed issues so I returned it and bought the RT 82. The RT 82 has blown me away with its quality build and sound, my only regret is that I didn’t purchase it sooner!

    5
    Matt M June 9, 2020 Novice Listener North Carolina, United States

    Great turntable at a great price. Setup was very easy even for a novice. Looks and sounds fantastic. Very happy with this purchase.

    5
    Aubrey F June 7, 2020 Intermediate Listener - 1 Year New York, United States

    Very premium feel to the product. High quality look for our apartment downtown! Excited to purchase speakers to try the audio!

    5
    Matthew H June 5, 2020 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years West Virginia, United States

    I did a lot of reading and comparison shopping for a new turntable, and the Fluance Reference line won by a longshot. The best features in its price range, I decided on the RT-82 with walnut finish and ordered the acrylic platter as well (so I essentially ended up with the RT-85 but with the Ortofon cartridge).
    First impression, this turntable has style. Solid build, every piece of it feels substantial and high quality.
    I am very happy with this turntable. The sound quality is miles beyond my old entry level player, and it has already proven to be worth every penny of its price.
    After reviewing at least 6 other players in the under-$500 category, Fluance has the best features and best upgrade potential of any other player in its class.
    I'm going to say that if this turntable was built in USA, but exactly the same quality, it would probably retail at $800. It is that nice.
    If you are considering a Fluance, and are comparing to the "other 3" that always come up in discussion of the sub-$500 category, just do yourself a favor and get the Fluance. It has been nothing short of a pleasure to have.

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