Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB DC Turntable

£469.00 inc. VAT

Trade-in available.

Featuring a carbon tonearm, electronic three-speed selection, Ortonfon 2M Red cartridge and an iconic translucent acrylic platter, it is no wonder that the Debut Carbon Esprit SB (DC) is considered to be an audiophile "best buy" 3-speed turntable.

Available in three high gloss finishes plus a matt walnut option.




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Debut Carbon Esprit SB (DC)

The Debut Carbon Esprit SB (DC) from Pro-Ject Audio Systems brings all the benefits of their popular Debut Carbon (DC) model but adds an electronic speed change and an acrylic platter. It is the perfect turntable to listen to LPs and singles, and also 78 rpm shellac records too.

The most obvious improvement is the inclusion of a carbon tube for the tonearm, which increases stiffness and decreases unwanted resonance. Together with other improvements like an increase in platter size and weight to deliver even smoother rotation, the overall sound quality is greatly improved.

The approved belt drive design offers a low noise AC motor with effective motor decoupling (utilising TPE-damping) and ultra precision frequency DC-driven AC generator (like the Speed Box) for ultimate speed stability without unwanted vibration.

The acrylic platter gives the sound a natural liveliness, free from discolouration and resonance. This design removes the need for an additional felt mat between the record and the platter.

The included Phono RCA cable, (Connect-It E), is a high-quality semi-balanced interconnect cable with gold-plated RCA connectors that guarantees the perfect connection.


  • Plays 33, 45 & 78rpm out of the box
  • Built-in precision Speed Box with switch on upper side
  • 8.6" carbon tonearm
  • Heavy non-resonant acrylic platter
  • New DC power supply with synchronous AC motor
  • New TPE motor suspension
  • Magnetic cartridge 2M red from Ortofon
  • For 78 playback: remove stylus & exchange to 2M78 (not included)
  • High-gloss black, red, white piano lacquer finish or matt-walnut wood finish
  • Dust cover included


  • Debut Carbon Esprit SB (DC) with Ortofon 2M Red
  • Power supply
  • Dust cover
  • Adapter for 7" singles
  • Connect-It E RCA Cable


  • Speed: 33 / 45 / 78 (electronic/manual speed change)
  • Drive Principle: Belt Drive
  • Platter: 300mm acrylic platter
  • Mains Bearing: Stainless steel
  • Wow & Flutter: +/- 0.19%
  • Speed Drift: +/- 0.60%
  • Signal-To-Noise: 68dB
  • Tonearm: 8.6", Carbon
  • Effective Arm Length: 218.5mm
  • Effective Arm Mass: 6.0g
  • Overhang: 18.5mm
  • Tracking Force: 10 – 30mN
  • Included Accessories: 15V DC / 1,6A power supply, dust cover
  • Power Connection: 110/120 or 230/240V – 50 or 60 Hz
  • power Consumption: 7.4W max / < 0.5W standby
  • Dimensions: 415 x 118 x 320mm (WxHxD) lid closed
  • Weight: 4.9kg net

Full Pro-Ject Range Available

Unilet Sound & Vision are official retail partners for Pro-Ject Audio Systems, and can offer advice, assistance, purchase and aftercare options for all models in their range. Do get in touch if you would like to audition one of their excellent products.

More Information

Additional information

Weight 4.9 kg
Dimensions 32.0 × 41.5 × 11.8 cm

Black, Red, Walnut, White

Purchase Options

Click & Collect, Trade-In Available



Pro-Ject Audio was founded in 1991 during the era of the Compact Disc, their mission being to offer the best analogue experience for reasonable prices. In a time when digital audio was on the rise, and vinyl declared as outdated and dead, Heinz Lichtenegger kept his belief in the simple but best way to enjoy music – turntables.

The company strive to create astonishing products with impeccable value, using the best components for the price and manufacturing handmade goods solely in Europe. Today, with cutting edge technologies and machines, Pro-Ject ship worldwide to over eighty countries. All turntables are made by hand, from scratch in the Czech Republic. From the tiniest screw to the chassis, everything is done by in-house technicians.

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