BRAND: Pro-Ject Audio

SERIES: ESSENTIAL III
TYPE: Turntable

Essential III offers a variety of enhancements compared to its successful predecessor, such as a diamond-cut aluminum drive pulley, a resonance-optimized MDF main platter and MDF chassis. The refined, high-precision platter bearing has significantly lower tolerances than Essential II.

OVERVIEW

Essential III is the audiophile entry turntable! The setup is very simple, the included Phono RCA cable, Connect it E,sounds far above its price range.

Equipped with the high-quality pickup OM10 by the phonographic cartridge pioneer Ortofon, Essential III delivers lively, balanced and highly involving sound that will delight every vinyl lover.

  • Belt drive with synchronous motor and silicone belt
  •  Diamond cut aluminium drive pulley
  •  Chassis & platter made of resonance in-sensitive MDF
  • Integrated DC-powered motor control minimizes
  • motor vibration and guarantees speed stability
  • Low tolerance platter bearing with strainless steel spindle
  • 8,6” aluminium tonearm with sapphire bearings
  • Ortofon OM10 cartridge pre-mounted
  • High-quality semi-balanced Connect it E phono interconnect with gold-plated RCA connectors included
  • Special decoupling feet
  • Dust cover included
  • High-gloss colour options: black, red, white

 

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Speed
33, 45 (manual speed change)

Drive principle
belt drive

Wow and flutter
33: 0,70% 45: 0,60%

Speed drift
33: 0,21% 45: 0,19%

Platter
300mm MDF

Main platter bearing spindle
stainless steel

Tonearm
8,6”, aluminium

Effective arm length
218,5 mm

Overhang
22,0mm

 

Effective tonearmmass
8,0 gr

Suitable cartridge mass
3 – 5,5g

Tracking force
0 – 25mn (recommended for OM10 18mn)

Included accessory
power supply, dust cover, felt mat

Power consumption
4,5 watts max

Dimensions (lid closed)
415 x 112 x 335mm (WxHxD)

Dimensions (lid open, 90°)
415 x 365 x 390mm (WxHxD)

Weight
5,0 kg

 

 

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