RT81 Elite High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable Record Player

RT81 High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable Record Player

RT81 Elite High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable Record Player
Fluance RT81 High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable Record Player

with Dual Magnet Cartridge, Elliptical Stylus, Preamp, Solid Cabinet - Natural Walnut

$249.99 USD

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Natural Walnut swatch

Model:

RT81

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RT81 High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable Record Player

PURE ANALOG LISTENING EXPERIENCE

Premium components allow this high fidelity belt driven turntable to recreate the performance the way the artist intended

HIGH PERFORMANCE CARTRIDGE

The Audio Technica AT95E featuring a diamond elliptical tipped stylus is designed to track your record grooves with greater precision & accuracy for high definition audio

SUPERIOR RECORD TRACKING

Enjoy perfect playback using the balanced aluminum S-Type tonearm ensuring the stylus is rested deep in your record’s groove, producing every audio detail indistinguishable from the original recording

SOLID WOOD PLINTH

The beautiful piano black finished cabinet is crafted from solid engineered (MDF) wood, incorporates isolation feet, an aluminum platter and a rubber slip mat which results in superior isolation from unwanted vibrations

CAPTIVATING SIGNAL CLARITY

Incorporating a high quality built-in Texas Instruments preamp, ground terminal and gold plated RCA line outputs that ensures warm, true sound

Overview

UNPARALLELED VINYL MUSIC PLAYBACK

Specifications

RT81 High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable Record Player
Cabinet Specifications
Cabinet Material MDF
Finish High Gloss Walnut
Dust Cover Yes - Tinted
Turntable Specifications
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
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
Tonearm Wire 36 AWG Litz Cable / 7 Strand
Effective Tonearm Mass 28.2 grams
Overhang 19.2mm
Effective Tonearm Length 224mm
Headshell Mount H-4 Bayonet Mount
Tonearm Height 17mm
Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge Type Dual Moving Magnet (MM)
Cartridge Model Audio Technica: AT95E
Replacement Stylus ATN95E
Stylus 0.4 × 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
Rubber Belt Design Continuous loop (joint-less)
Width 4.5mm
Length 534.07mm
Thickness 0.6mm
Output Specifications
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
Input 100V - 240V AC (50/60Hz)
Output 12V / 500mA
Consumption 1.5W
General Specifications
Dimensions 16.5” x 5.5” x 13.75”
Certifications FCC Certified, CE Certified, RoHS, CUL/UL
Unit Weight 6.4 kg or 14.1 lbs
Operating Temperature 20°C
Wireless Playback No (Requires Bluetooth or WiFi transmitter connected via RCA connection to transmit audio wirelessly)
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UPC 061783264362
What's Included
  • RT81 Turntable
  • Dust Cover
  • 45 Adapter
  • Rubber Slip Mat
  • 6ft RCA Cable With Ground Wire
  • 100V - 240V (50/60Hz) AC Power Adapter
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Lifetime Customer Support
  • 2 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
  • Press

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    Slash Gear Reviews the Fluance RT81 HiFi Turntable

    "Playback from the RT81 was quite good, with even the deeper bass of hip-hop and some electronic music coming through smooth and clear. "

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    CNET Reviews the Fluance RT81 HiFi Turntable

    "it feels like a $400-$500 turntable. I guess you can tell by now I'm impressed."

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    Tech Crunch Reviews the Fluance RT81 HiFi Turntable

    "The walnut finish gives the RT81 one of the best looks of any entry-level turntable I’ve seen. It’s sturdier and heavier than some of the cheaper turntables out there from brands like Crosley and Denon. "

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    Digital Trends Review of the RT81

    "Music played on the record player was deep and smooth with excellent clarity. In general, there was low distortion, sparkling treble, and strong bass across the records we listened to, from Broadway to Drake."

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    Customer Reviews

    Overall Rating:

    Cam K. September 23, 2020 Arizona, United States

    Amazing product.

    5
    Bryan L September 23, 2020 Maryland, United States

    This turntable has everything an intro audiophile needs and nothing it doesn't. Its clean look and solid performance are great value. The plinth is solid and heavy. Set up was easy.

    5
    David September 20, 2020 Nevada, United States

    Purchased an RT 81, very pleased with this Quality Turn Table, Not only is it a beautiful unit, it tracks very well and easy to Setup!!! Thank You Very Much!!! I used To own a Garrard, what a waste of money, used it for target practice, although I did keep the Cartridge and Stylus>>>!!!!

    5
    David E. September 20, 2020 Nevada, United States

    I purchased a new RT 81 Turn Table, best turntable I have ever purchased!!! Service was GREAT!!! Excellent and this unit is very beautiful!!! 5 Stars I give this Turn Table and Customer Service also scores 5 Stars!!! I am now considering some Book Self Speakers to compliment my Stereo System as it will drive 12 Speakers!!! Thank You Very Much Fluance for 5 Star Service!!!

    5
    Cielle T September 16, 2020 Washington, United States

    I purchased this turntable as an apartment warming gift for my partner, and it couldn't have been more perfect. This is a well made turntable that sounds great, and is a steal at this price. If you're looking to get something a little nicer for your first, or even second record player, this is the one for you. The wood finish looks even better in person as well.

    5
    Joel N September 15, 2020 California, United States

    First off, the product arrived extremely well-packaged so you can be assured this item will ship to your door safely. Overall good experience so far! Very simple setup, clean appearance, and sounds awesome. We're having some issues with our speaker system and the bass isn't firing correctly (not Fluance related) but even with those issues the sound was far better than our prior turntable on the same setup.

    5
    Tim L September 12, 2020 California, United States

    The internal preamp of the RT81 is flawed; interference can be heard at even moderately low volume levels. I believe this is universal for all RT81 units- the same was found in the replacement Fluance sent. It was easier (and less expensive) to purchase an external preamp, rather than send the unit in for an upgrade to a higher model or refund. Do not purchase this model if you intend to use its preamp.

    2
    Daniel, M August 31, 2020 Wisconsin, United States

    I bought this as my first turntable and I am loving it! I didn't want to spend an absurd price for an entry-level system, so I found out about the RT81 through some professional reviews online and decided to order one. I have had it for several weeks so far and love how it sounds, plus it was super easy to setup. I look forward to happily use my RT81 for years to come, or at least until I decide to upgrade to a better system.

    5
    Singh, A. August 29, 2020 Quebec, Canada

    Great product and very happy with the Canadian choice.

    5
    Evaristo S August 23, 2020 California, United States

    My turntable (rt81) came beautifully packaged and had no damage, the assembly was a easy and fast process and im loving the cartridge sound quality. Would definitely recommend.

    5
    Sarah G August 22, 2020 Maryland, United States

    This is a beautiful turn table! The wood finish is stylish and feels expensive. I did a lot of research on what should be my first introduction to vinyl and this was definitely worth the investment!

    4
    Matthias B August 6, 2020 New Jersey, United States

    Shipped fast, sounds good, feels solid. I've had a small collection of records that I used to play, but haven't had a turntable in a long time, purchased this turntable as an entry turntable

    5
    Ethan N August 1, 2020 New York, United States

    This was an excellent purchase. High quality product that performs really well, and comes with an easy to follow manual. Also provides room for some upgrades which is really exciting.

    5
    Jerome Triplett July 31, 2020 Alabama, United States

    Like others it's been a long time since I bought a turntable and was unsure about what was out there. After doing a fair amount of research and seeing positive reviews I decided to go with Fluance. I'm happy to say that was the correct decision. The turntable looks, works and sounds beautifully. To anyone wanting to enjoy vinyl again and is on the fence about what to buy - go with Fluance and spend the extra money you would have spent on other turntables to upgrade your speakers a notch and on some new records.

    5
    Derek W July 30, 2020 California, United States

    Performs well beyond price point.

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