Pro-Ject Essential III Belt Drive Turntable

$549.00

Essential III – a modern classic with great sound at an attractive price!

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. 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.

Not pretending to be a giant killer this neat turntable will not embarrass itself amongst the components of a stereo system of up to several thousand in value. An ideal way to sample the wonderful world of analogue vinyl playback without threatening the mortgage repayments. Coupled to a USB phono stage this may be a great way to digitize (yuk!!) a few favorite albums that are only available to you on LPs or singles.



Description

Pro-Ject Essential III

Overview

Sometimes, you don’t need frills. You don’t need all the bells and whistles. It’s not about flashy designs, unnecessary innovations or reinventing the wheel. Sometimes, you just need the essentials, done right, hence the Essential III. Our first Essential turntable was released just for this purpose. It was the ‘everything you need, nothing you don’t’ turntable. And now we’ve updated it for even easier use and better performance with the Pro-Ject Essential III.

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. 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.

As we’ve said, the Essential III doesn’t aim to reinvent the wheel, but it does provide what is necessary to enjoy your vinyl at an excellent quality, with ease, for a reasonable price. With a long list of features, great build quality and high fidelity sound, it’s the best budget turntable for any listener.

Features

  • Belt drive with synchronous motor and silicone belt
  • Diamond cut aluminium drive pulley
  • Chassis und PlattChassis & platter made of resonance in-sensitive MDFenteller aus resonanzarmem 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

Specifications

Speed: 33, 45 (manual speed change)

Principle: belt drive

Speed variance: 33: 0.70% 45: 0.60%

Wow & flutter: 33: 0.21% 45: 0.19%

Platter: 300mm MDF with felt mat (0.8kg)

Main bearing: stainless steel

Tonearm: 8.6” aluminium

Effective arm length: 218.5 mm

Overhang: 22.0mm

Effective tonearm mass: 8.0gr

Counterweight for mass: 3 – 5.5g (included)

Tracking force range: 0 – 25mn (OM10 18mn recommended)

Included accessories: power supply, dust cover

Power consumption: 4.5 watts

Dimensions: 415 x 112 x 335 mm (W x H x D)

Weight: 5.0 kg net

For another Pro-Ject turntable in our lineup try Esprit

For an indepth review on the essential III go to Review

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