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Pro-Ject Essential III Phono Turntable


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Special version of the excellent Essential III turntable with built-in phono stage. Part of Pro-Ject's innovative and cost efficient range ensuring you only pay for what you need.

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Warranty length 2 Years
Brand Pro-Ject

Tech Specs

- Speed: 33, 45 (manual change)
- Drive principle: belt drive
- Wow/flutter (33/45): 0.70%/0.60%
- Speed drift (33/45): 0.21%/0.19%
- Platter: 300mm MDF
- Bearing spindle: Stainless steel
- Tonearm: 8.6” aluminium
- Effective arm length: 218.5mm
- Overhang: 22.0mm
- Effective tonearm mass: 8.0g
- Compatible cartridges: 3-5.5g
- Tracking force: 0 - 25mn (OM10 18mn)
- Accessories: power supply, dust cover
- Power consumption: 4.5 watts max
- Dimensions (WHD): 420 x 112 x 330mm
- Weight: 5.0kg net

Product Description

Pro-Ject Essential III Phono Turntable takes all the advantages of the standard Essential III version and adds line level output


Essential III Phono is part of Pro-Ject's ‘FlexiRange’ which allows you to pick exactly which turntable is right for your personal system without paying extra for unnecessary features. Every model in this intuitive range is derived from the Essential III turntable.

Phono Version

The Essential III Phono takes all the advantages of the standard Essential III, from its high-quality, acoustically neutral, high-gloss MDF plinth and platter, premium bearing and decoupling feet to the 8.6” aluminium tonearm, Ortofon OM 10 cartridge and 9V asynchronous motor, but adds a Line level output for effortlessly simple integration into any hi-fi system.

Phono Stage

The integrated phono stage is based on Pro-Ject’s award-winning Phono Box range, offering precise RIAA equalisation and optimal signal gain for crystal clear playback through speakers. It also uses a junction box output for easy cable upgrades.

Though the Line level output enables connection to any LINE or AUX input on an amplifier, the handy switch on the side of the terminal enables you to turn off the phono stage. This means if you want to enjoy a superior phono-stage later on, you do not need to upgrade the whole turntable.


Essential III Phono features a belt drive with synchronous motor and silicone belt. High-quality semi-balanced Connect it E phono interconnect with gold-plated RCA connectors are included. Built-in DC-driven motor control lowers motor vibration and ensures speed reliability. It iincludes special decoupling feet and a dust cover.

Audiophile Grade

Producing audiophile acoustics in a handy package, Essential III Phono is simple to install into any hi-fi set up or to link to your amplifier in a living or listening room. The tuned, high-precision platter bearing has notably reduced tolerances than Essential II.

Essential III Phono delivers vivid, level and greatly immersive sound sure to delight any vinyl enthusiast. It comes in a stunning high-gloss black, red or white finish.

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