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Pro-Ject Essential III Phono Black Turntable


Barcode: 9120071658199

  • Format: Turntables
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  • Description

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  • Description

    Integrating convenience with a built-in phono stage

    With the Essential III Phono you can simply switch between line and phono output, should you decide afterwards to invest in a higher quality phono preamplifier. With its line level output, Essential III Phono can be easily integrated into any HiFi setup.

    Essential III Phono takes all advantages of the regular version Essential III and adds a line level output! 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 equipped with an 8,6” aluminium tonearm with the high-quality pickup OM10 by the phonographic cartridge pioneer Ortofon. 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. Also the special decoupling feet isolate the turntable from the surface it is place on to deliver the best sound possible.

    Product Features
    Belt drive with synchronous motor and silicone belt
    Integrated MM phono stage
    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

    Technical 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: 300 mm MDF & felt mat (0,8kg)
    Main platter bearing spindle: Stainless steel
    Tonearm: 8.6”, aluminium
    Effective tonearm length: 218.5 mm
    Effective tonearmmass: 8.0 g
    Overhang: 22.0 mm
    Counterweight for masses: 3 - 5.5 g
    Tracking force range: 0 - 25mn (recommended OM10 18mn)
    Outputs: RCA Line, RCA Phono
    Included accessories: Power supply, dust cover
    Power consumption: 4.5 Watt max
    Dimensions (lid closed): 415 x 112 x 335mm (WxHxD)
    Dimensions (lid open, 90°): 415 x 365 x 390mm (WxHxD)
    Dimensions (without lid): 415 x 95 x 330mm (WxHxD)
    Weight: 5.0 kg net

    In the box
    Essential III Phono with Ortofon OM 10 cartridge
    Connect it E Cable
    Felt mat
    Dust cover
    Adapter for 7“ singles
    Power supply
  • Delivery and Returns

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    • If the items are in stock, we’ll aim to dispatch them within 24 hours of your order being placed.  
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    • Where an item is 'Back in stock soon', we'll aim to receive more stock within a week and will dispatch any orders once the shipment has arrived.
    • Certain items can take longer to source than the estimated week, particularly during busy trading periods and may take longer to arrive at the warehouse. In this instance, we'll send weekly updates to keep you aware. 

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    • Free delivery is available for most items when the order exceeds £20, but any exceptions will be clearly highlighted.
    • Selected items are only available for delivery via the Royal Mail 48® service and other items are available for delivery using this service for a charge.
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    • We don’t always ship everything together so check your dispatch email for more details - we’ll send you a dispatch email per parcel.
    • If your order contains items that are out of stock, we’ll ship the in-stock items as soon as we can and will dispatch the out-of-stock items as soon as we’ve received more stock in the warehouse
    • For items that are dispatched using our standard service, we ask that you wait 14 days from the date of dispatch before reporting any items as undelivered.


    • We’re happy to accept returns for unwanted items, provided that they are returned within 14 days of receipt; unopened, unused, and in perfect condition.
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