Pro-Ject - Essential II Turntable
Pro-Ject Essential II Turntable
The Pro-Ject Essential II turntable features a quiet-running synchronous motor with silicone belt driving a low-resonance platter made from MDF. A new motor control with DC power supply minimizes unwanted vibration effectively. The main platter bearing consists of a stainless steel spindle and bronze bushing with Teflon bottom to secure low friction.
The main chassis is made from lightweight, but very stiff particle board. Essential II utilizes a straight 8.6" tonearm design made from a single piece of aluminum with sapphire bearings, for a far better plug-and-play solution than its predecessor. Special feet effectively decouple the turntable from the surface.
Belt drive with silicone belt
Low vibration synchronous motor
Integrated motor control with DC power supply secures silent running
Main platter bearing made from stainless steel runs in bronze bushing with Teflon bottom
8.6" aluminium tonearm with sapphire bearings
Ortofon OM5e cartridge, pre-mounted
Pre-mounted gold-plated RCA interconnect cable
Special turntable feet for effective decoupling
Fitted cartridge: Ortofon OM 5e
Nominal speeds: 33 / 45
Effective tonearm length: 8.6"
Effective tonearm mass: 8g
Supplied counterweight: 3-5.5g
Downforce range: 0 - 25mN
Wow and flutter: 0.12%
Platter: MDF, 11.8"/1.8 lbs.
Power consumption: 4.5W
Dimensions: 16.4" x 4.4" x 13.2"
Weight: 8.8 lbs
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