RT83 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 the open, dynamic and warm sound of the Ortofon 2M Red 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)
unparalleled vinyl music playback
|Finish||High Gloss Piano Black|
|Dust Cover||Yes - Tinted|
|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|
|Wow and Flutter||0.07%|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Weighted)||76 dB|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Unweighted)||65 dB|
|Diameter of Platter||12 inches (30 cm)|
|Weight of Platter||1.22 lbs (553 g)|
|Height of Platter||0.62 inches (16 mm)|
|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|
|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 Type||Moving Magnet (MM)|
|Cartridge Model||Ortofon: 2M Red|
|Replacement Stylus||Stylus 2M Red|
|Stylus||0.3 x 0.7 mil|
|Frequency Response||20 - 20,000 Hz (+3/-1 dB)|
|Frequency Range||20 - 22,000 Hz (-3 dB)|
|Channel Separation||22 dB at 1 kHz|
|Channel Balance||< 1.5 dB @ 1 kHz|
|Load Impedance/Capacitance||47k Ohms/150 - 300 pF|
|Output Voltage||5.5 mV|
|Cartridge Weight||0.25 oz (7.2g)|
|Headshell Weight||0.35 oz (10 g)|
|Cartridge Height||0.71 inches (18 mm)|
|Recommended Tracking Force||0.06 - 0.07 oz (1.6 - 2.0 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)|
|Preamp||No - Separate Phono Preamp Required|
|Phono Output||5.5 mV|
|Input||100 – 240 V AC (50/60 Hz)|
|Output||12 V / 500 mA|
|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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Steve Guttenberg of CNET Reviews the RT84
"The Fluance RT84 turntable looks, feels and sounds like a winner"
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"I give this my highest rating of 5 pompadours out of 5""
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"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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Currently listening and enjoy a smile every second. Sounds great, a great step up from my LP60.
Great product. Well built and easy to set up. Sound is terrific. Love it!
Good product love it !!!
Beautiful turntable, excellent construction, easy to set-up...a great overall turntable at a great price! The sound is sweet. It doesn't disappoint.
The TI-83 is a very nice, well built turntable with quality components. Well packaged and shipped without incident. Initial set up is straightforward and well described.
Playback is very clean. All in all this is a nice piece of audio equipment. It can be easily upgraded to TI-85 when the stylus wears out, so why wait. Just listen and enjoy.
Great TT ,great customer service
Excellent turntable. One of the most beautiful pieces of stereo equipment I've ever had, and sounds great!
Best value in the turntable market. Shipping was extra fast and everything was better than I had imagined.
I love this turntable. It is everything I hoped it would be with one exception. That exception is I would like to see the next generation of Fluance Turtables feature a semi-automatic feature. (Reject at end of record and return the arm back to the arm rest) Everything else is Great ! The turntable is so quiet I can't hear any noise at all. The Wow & Flutter is undetectable. The Ortophon Cart (2M Red) is very clear and gives an all most live sound. The turntable itself is beautiful. I have the piano Black. I am very happy I decided to buy this turntable. Well Designed and well built and The Fluance Customer Service Team is first rate. Very Professional. Barry Kiefaber
The product was undoubtedly fantastic. It was returned due to some communication and shipping issues.
I got myself a wood vainer RT83. I really like the looks of this turntable. I own the unit for over 4 months now. Sometimes I feel I should have gotten RT-84, but I highly doubt I'd notice any sound differences. (its just me) I'm new and old to vinyl. Back in the old days that is all I had. Now I decided to get back to vinyl.
The finish on this turn table is great. My minor negative comment is that the bottom, base cover (under the player), seems like a pressed cardboard. You only see it when the player is lifted.... hence never :) The other very minor negative comment is that there is not holder for the 45 adapter. This is very very minor.
I am not a audiophile, but I think this player sounds very good. This is based on my memory with my old turntables from the 80s.
Would I recommend the unit? yes, or else I would not have gotten it. Three leg support is very simple to level the unit. The legs have very good dampening system. I am impressed.
I am delighted with the RT83! The packaging for shipping was great, and set up was simple. The unit looks even better in person than in the photos, and it opertates smoothly and effortlessly. I wish I had upgraded sooner. My vinyl collection sounds better than ever!
This player came highly recommended and I can see why. It’s been fantastic. It came well packed and shipping was very fast. It sounds great and I look forward to more time with it. Oh and it looks absolutely sick.
Great player! I bought this for my fiance's birthday this year. I wanted to buy the 85, but both the 84 & 85 were sold out, so I went with the 83. Everyone said that it was the same player, just didn't have the ceramic plate and the upgraded cartridge. But a good friend was already giving us a high end cartridge, so worked out anyway. We can definitely hear a major difference in the quality and my fiance is crazy for this player! My only complaint, which isn't about the player really, is that I thought it would eliminate the records from skipping when we walk by it, but I live in a old house and I am sure every step makes the whole house vibrate, so I don't think any balancing or cushioning would fix that.
I had a problem that we couldn’t figure out. The tech said return the turntable and we will gladly refund your your money. I did exactly that and my account was reimbursed. NOT ONE PROBLEM. It was unfortunate but the service was great. I’m ordering a RT 85 as soon as they arrive.See all reviews