Pro-Ject Essential III Digital (Cartridge Included)
The Audiophile Entry-level Turntable
With digital output & phono stage
The Essential III Digital offers its owner the opportunity not only to hear their records in the best analog quality, but also to convert them into a digital data stream via the optical output if required. This makes it an excellent partner for multi-room systems, sound bars or even TV sets! For the ease of use Essentiall III Digital also features a switchable phono and line level output.
Essential III Digital is the successor to the highly esteemed and respected Essential II Digital, a turntable that has shaken the audiophile world like no other. 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.
In the box:
- Essential III Digital with Ortofon OM 10 cartridge
- Connect it E Cable
- Felt mat
- Dust cover
- Adapter for 7“ singles
- Power supply
- Belt drive with synchronous motor and silicone belt
- Optical output on back!
- 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
|Nominal speeds||33/45 r.p.m.|
|Speed variance||33: 0.70% 45: 0.60%|
|Wow and flutter||33: 0.21% 45: 0.19%|
|Platter||300 mm MDF & felt mat (0.8kg)|
|Main bearing||Stainless steel|
|Effective tonearm length||218.5 mm|
|Effective tonearm mass||8.0 g|
|Counterweight for mass||3 - 5.5 g|
|Tracking force range||0 - 25mn (recommended OM10 18mn)|
|Output||RCA Line, RCA Phono, Digital Optical|
|Included accessories||Power supply, dust cover|
|Power consumption||4.5 W|
|Dimensions (lid closed)||415 x 112 x 335 mm (W x H x D)|
|Dimensions (lid open, 90°)||415 x 365 x 390mm (W x H x D)|
|Dimensions (without lid)||415 x 95 x 330 mm (W x H x D)|
|Weight||5,0 kg net|
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