RT81 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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  Estimated Delivery Date : March 27


RT81 High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable Record Player


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


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


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


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


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




Cabinet Specifications
Cabinet Material MDF
Finish High Gloss Walnut
Dust Cover Yes - Tinted
Turntable Specifications
Drive System Belt Drive
Motor DC Motor
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
Auto-Stop Yes
Turntable Mat Rubber
Tonearm Specifications
Tonearm Type Static Balanced, S-Type
Supported Cartridge Weight 3.5 to 6.5g
Anti-skating Adjustment Yes
Pivot Bearing 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)
Catridge 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
Recommended Tracking Force 2.0g +/–0.5g
Vertical Tracking Angle 20 degrees
Rubber Belt Specifications
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
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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
  • Pro Reviews

    Slash Gear review of the fluance rt81 rt80

    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 review of the fluance rt81 rt80 turntable

    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 review of the fluance rt81 rt80 turntable

    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 Preview of the RT81

    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:

    Owen J March 18, 2019 Utah, United States

    Fast easy setup. Sounds great. Looks beautiful. Very happy with the turntable.

    mike hottle March 18, 2019 South Carolina, United States

    excellent sound quality,spacious sound field,good separation in the crossover,good tight bass.

    Evan M March 18, 2019 Illinois, United States

    Such a beautiful turntable, sounds great, relatively easy to assemble. A true pleasure to use. Looking forward to diving in to vinyl.

    Jim L March 13, 2019 Michigan, United States

    Quality design for the money, resists skipping even when jostled a bit. I love the tonearm, easy to adjust. Great instruction manual.

    Brian H March 12, 2019 District of Columbia, United States

    The RT-81 turntable has been fantastic. I love that it has a pre-amp and the balanced tone-arm is super nice and very high quality

    Mina, I March 12, 2019 Ontario, Canada

    Great product

    Behnam March 11, 2019 Massachusetts, United States

    I am satisfied with the quality compared to the price I paid for this. It's been only a week since I got this and so far I'm happy with it.

    Chuck M. March 11, 2019 Pennsylvania, United States

    Amazing turntable beginning with the build quality, all the way through to the listening experience. It was shipped promptly with great communication from Fluance. Even if it didn't work, it's still something you can stare at and appreciate. Excellent buy!!!!

    Luis Rivadeneira March 10, 2019 Florida, United States

    Beautiful turntable, excellent finish. Everything looks alright, except the plastic 45 RPM adapter (there is no specific place for it too), and the cheap RCA cables which catch any furniture or contact and get amplified (had to keep the cables away of the furniture to improve the problem, I will replace them). After everything was setup, I couldn't get a good sound out of my Fleetwood Mac LP... Sounds like a bad aligned cartridge or something... I will check later...

    Drew H March 8, 2019 Ohio, United States

    The turntable is beautiful and easy to set up. Very happy!

    Ger S. March 8, 2019 Ontario, Canada

    Amazing turntable. Looks fantastic, and sounds even better. Solid build, great quality materials. The built in phono sounded good with powered speakers. It was easy to disable the built in phono (just flick the switch), and go directly into my vintage receiver's phono stage. Beautiful warm sound, full detail and response. I can't wait to try this RT-81 with the new phono preamp I just ordered. This was a nice upgrade in build, looks, and sound quality from the LP-60 I was using. Shipping was fast, and the unit was very well packed. Great job Fluance!

    Erica B March 6, 2019 New York, United States

    First time record owner and love how easily it was to get into a new hobby.

    Devin B March 5, 2019 New York, United States

    Great record player! The audio is amazing, but on the next model please make it easier to change the rpm speed.

    Evan, S March 3, 2019 Vermont, United States

    Great sound quality. It feels like you're in the studio with the artists and the product is super sturdy. Ships very quickly at no extra charge!

    Ric M February 28, 2019 Ontario, Canada

    Excellent build quality and performance for this price range. Really solid. AT95 cartridge produces rich sound, unlike others that can be thin on the bottom end. Only real gripe is the lack of an auto-return, for which I'd have given a 4.5 rating if there was one. Auto shut-off works, but seems completely goofy on an otherwise really nice turntable.

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