Pro-Ject - Essential III BT Turntable (6-8 Weeks lead time)
Pro-Ject Essential III BT Turntable
Stream Vinyl LPs to Bluetooth-Enabled Devices, Play Records with Involving and Detailed Sound with the Pro-Ject Essential III BT Turntable: Includes Pre-Mounted Ortofon Cartridge and Wireless Output
Spin and stream your LPs to Bluetooth-enabled headphones, DACs, or active speakers with the Pro-Ject Essential III BT turntable. An EISA Award-winning Essential III ‘table bolstered by an aptX Bluetooth output, Essential III BT sends wireless data streams to any capable device within its 30-foot range, allowing you to take the sound of your vinyl with you anywhere (and your Bluetooth gear) goes. Factor in Pro-Ject's turntable heritage, the inclusion of a preinstalled and factory-aligned Ortofon OM10 cartridge, and entry-level high-end performance, quality, and aesthetics, and Essential III BT is worth far more than its asking price.
Featuring an 8.6-inch aluminum tonearm with sapphire bearings, hearty MDF platter, diamond-cut aluminum pulley, enhanced low-tolerance bearing with stainless-steel spindle, resonance-damping decoupling feet, and a sturdy MDF chassis, Essential III BT tracks and plays back LPs with absorbing precision and nuance-extracting detail. Its integrated DC-powered motor control minimizes vibration and affords excellent speed stability.
You also get a Connect-It E, a phono cable with gold-plated connectors that far outperforms the signal-transmission quality of stock RCA versions, as well a dust cover for handy protection. And because of the so-simple-anyone-can-do-it setup, you'll be enjoying music very soon after you unbox Essential III BT.
If there's one caveat that comes with Essential III BT, it's that you'll be spending lots more time listening to music – no matter where you're at. Then again, that's what spinning LPs is all about. All you need to do is decide what high-gloss color you desire.
"Another budget Pro-Ject turntable, another five-star review – the company simply can't shake the habit of turning out top-class turntables."
– What Hi-Fi?, five-star review
"Anyone upgrading from an entry-level record player is going to love the output from this turntable."
Essential III BT comes in the aesthetic highgloss colors black, red and white.
Belt drive with synchronous motor and silicone belt
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
Speed: 33, 45 (manual speed change)
Principle: Belt drive
Speed variance: 33: 0.70% 45: 0.60%
Wow & flutter: 33: 0.21% 45: 0.19%
Platter: 300 mm MDF & felt mat (0,8kg)
Main bearing: Stainless steel
Tonearm: 8.6”, aluminum
Effective arm length: 218,5 mm
Effective tonearm mass: 8.0 g
Overhang: 22.0 mm
Counterweight for mass: 3 - 5.5 g
Tracking force range: 0 - 25mn (recommended OM10 18mn)
Included accessories: Power supply, dust cover
Power consumption: 4.5 Watts max
Dimensions (WHD): 16.3" x 4.4" x 13.2"
Weight: 11.0 lbs.
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