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PRO-JECT - ESSENTIAL (WHITE)

Price: $299.00 
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Brand: PRO-JECT
Category: Analog Gear, Turntables.
SKU: APJTTESSWHT
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Pro-Ject Essential Turntable

Pro-Ject's Lowest Priced Turntable Ever

Pro-Ject’s Essential turntable is an ideal entry point to the world of demanding audio reproduction. Featuring a Pro-Ject 8.6 UniPivot tonearm factory fitted with an Ortofon OM 3E moving magnet phono cartridge, the Essential delivers excellent sound quality at an unbeatable price. A resonance-optimized MDF plinth with three-point rubber feet and MDF platter with felt mat eliminate unwanted vibration. A silent synchronous motor with a two-step pulley drives the platter’s outside edge via a precision silicon belt.

"It doesn't matter whether you listen to REM's Automatic for the People or The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Dukas, this little Pro-ject delivers the sound with infectious enthusiasm."
– What Hifi?

The Essential incorporates a chrome plated stainless steel axle that rests on a polished steel bearing in a bronze housing for minimal wow-and-flutter and speed accuracy. A single-piece fixed headshell 8.6” tonearm features hardened stainless steel bearings and rigid aluminum tube to provide superb tracking and resonance reduction, and enables accurate adjustment of cartridge azimuth with ease. A fixed RCA interconnect cable and dust cover are included.

Features:
  • Belt drive with low vibration AC-motor
  • Silicone drive belt
  • Mechanical speed change between 33 and 45
  • MDF platter with felt mat
  • Chassis made from MDF
  • Stainless steel main bearing
  • 4-point motor suspension
  • Cone-shaped feet
Tonearm:
  • Straight 8.6'' tonearm made from aluminum
  • Unipivot bearing (stainless steel)
  • Excentric counter-weight
  • Heavy armbase transfers unwanted vibration
  • Pre-mounted Ortofon cartridge
  • Arm cable with gold contacts pre-mounted
Fitted cartridge: Ortofon OM 3E 
Amplifier connection: MM-input  Nominal speeds: 33 / 45 
Tonearm: Pro-Ject 8.6up 
Effective tonearm length: 8.6” 
Effective tonearm mass: 8.9g 
Overhang: 0.73” 
Supplied counterweight: 4-9g 
Optional counterweight: 8-15g 
Downforce range: 10 - 30mN 
Speed variance: ±1.5% 
Wow and flutter: ±0.25% 
Signal to noise: -65dB 
Platter weight/diameter: 1.76lbs/11.8” 
Power consumption: 2W
Dimensions (lid open, WHD): 16.4”x14.4”x15.4” 
Dimensions (lid closed, WHD): 16.4”x4.4”x13.2” 
Weight: 8.2lbs

User Manual (PDF, 114 KB)

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