Pro-Ject Essential III | Black Turntable w/OM10 Cartridge

  • Belt drive with synchronous motor and silicone belt
  • Diamond cut aluminium drive pulley
  • Chassis & platter made of resonance in–sensitive MDF
  • Low tolerance platter bearing with strainless steel spindle


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Details & Highlights

Product Highlights

    Stylish Sound From The Best Name In Today's Turntables

    Vinyl has never sounded so good! Add the Pro–Ject Essentials III to your home theater setup and appreciate the depth of sound delivered by this modern turntable. The included Ortofon OM10 cartridge is pre–mounted, ready for action. Thanks to the aluminum pulley system, this piece delivers ultra–precise power transmission, and the built–in DC–powered motor control allows for speed stability and minimal speed drift. The Essentials III has you covered on all fronts– with quality materials and stunning design elements, this record player brings a new level of sophistication to your home. A perfect example is the platter, which is wonderfully designed for both function and beauty. With its MDF construction, bearing created with low tolerances to reduce rumble and wow & flutter, and newly improved felt mat to increase contact between your LP and the platter, all the bases are covered from Pro–Ject's design team. In addition, the classy gloss black finish stands out as a shiny beacon of stylish elegance in your home theater setup.

Details from Pro-Ject

    Essential III

    Amodern 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. Essential III comes in the aesthetic highgloss colors black, red and white.


    • Integrated DC–powered motor control minimizes motor vibration and guarantees speed stability
    • 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


Features & Specs

    Essential III Black
Best Seller
Manufacturer's Warranty
    2 Year Limited
Detailed 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: High–quality stainless steel
  • Tonearm: 8,6”, aluminium
  • Effective arm length: 218,5 mm
  • Overhang: 22,0mm
  • Effective tonearmmass: 8,0 gr
  • Suitable for cartridge mass: 3 – 5,5g
  • Tracking force: 0 – 25mn (recommended for OM10 18mn)
  • Power consumption: 4,5 watts max
  • Dimensions (Unit)
  • Width: 16.5"
  • Height: 4.4"
  • Depth: 13"
  • Weight: 11 lbs
  • Dimensions (Shipping)
  • Width: 20"
  • Height: 10"
  • Depth: 15.75"
  • Weight: 15 lbs
Product Bullets
  • Belt drive with synchronous motor and silicone belt
  • Diamond cut aluminium drive pulley
  • Chassis & platter made of resonance in–sensitive MDF
  • Low tolerance platter bearing with strainless steel spindle


Included Coverage from Pro-Ject: 2 Year Limited

Category ID: 170 | $299.00