Pro-Ject Essential III | Red 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

    Deliver Quality Sound From Your Records In Style

    Style meets substance in this perfectly designed Essentials III Pro–Ject turntable. This piece can create a new nostalgia in your home, and bring you back to bygone days when playing classics from your collection, or make a new vinyl lover out of anyone. It's as easy as adding the Pro–Ject Essentials III to your home stereo setup, and watching it deliver sonorous quality with elegance and ease. This record player looks great and sounds great, with precision design elements to help enhance the perfect sounding record. The Essentials III comes out of the box with a Ortofon OM10 cartridge ready and premounted, with accurate tracking and an aluminum pulley system to help deliver precision power. The plinth and platter are made from quality MDF, while the new felt mat helps to elevate your records to a new level. The Pro–Ject team has developed a platter with low tolerances, providing reductions on rumble, wow, and flutter. These professionals know what they are doing, and they deliver on their designs. This bright red will have a bright happy hue to bring your stereo or home theater system into the new modern age of vinyl.

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 color options: black, red, white


Features & Specs

    Essential III Red
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