Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC vs Pro-Ject Essential III

Debut Carbon DC vs Essential III comparison chart

Overall
Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC
7.8
Pro-Ject Essential III
7.6
Votes 5 5
Rating 4.2 4.2
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Product

Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC
Pro-Ject Essential III

Model

Debut Carbon DC
Essential III

Brand

Pro-Ject
Pro-Ject

Reviews

530
4

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Ortofon 2M Red
Ortofon OM10

Needle pressure, g

2.5
3

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Stylus model

Ortofon 2M
Ortofon OM10

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Motor type

DC
DC

Platter type

aluminum diecast
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45

Torque

>4.5 kgf-cm
>4.5 kgf-cm

Wow and flutter, %

0.2
0.2

Tonarm

Material

carbon
aluminum

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 20000kHz
20Hz - 20000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

68
65

Specifications

Operation type

manual
manual

Built-in speakers

Built-in preamplifier

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Power consumption, W

1
4.5

Other

has not
has not

Connectivity

RCA

1
1

AUX

0
0

USB

0
0

Bluetooth

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

10.1x 40.6 x 30.4/4.7 x 16.3 x 12.6
9.5 x 41.5 x 33/4.4 x 16.9 x 13

Weight, kg/pounds

5.9/12.3
5.1/11.1

Other

Release year

2014
2018
Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC
Pro-Ject Essential III
Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC
Pro-Ject Essential III

Turntables CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.8
  • 7.6
  • 7.8Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC
  • 7.6Pro-Ject Essential III