Pro-Ject Essential II vs Pioneer PLX 1000

Essential II vs PLX 1000 comparison chart

Overall
Pro-Ject Essential II
7.4
Pioneer PLX 1000
8.5
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Rating 5 5
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Product

Pro-Ject Essential II
Pioneer PLX 1000

Model

Essential II
PLX 1000

Brand

Pro-Ject
Pioneer

Reviews

81
0

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Ortofon OM5E
optional

Needle pressure, g

3.5
4

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Stylus model

Ortofon OM5E
PN-X10 (optional)

Motor

Drive method

belt
direct

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, %

0.25
0.01

Tonarm

Material

aluminum

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 25000kHz
20Hz - 20000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

65
70

Specifications

Operation type

manual
manual

Built-in speakers

Built-in preamplifier

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

+/-8, +/-16, +/-50

Power consumption, W

3
9

Other

has not
has not

Connectivity

RCA

1
1

AUX

0
0

USB

0
0

Bluetooth

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

11.2 x 41.5 x 33.5/4.4 x 16.5 x 13
15.9 x 45.3 x 35.3/6.6 x 17.8 x 13.9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.7/8.8
16.6/41.4
Pro-Ject Essential II
Pioneer PLX 1000
Pro-Ject Essential II
Pioneer PLX 1000

Turntables CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 7.4
  • 8.5
  • 7.4Pro-Ject Essential II
  • 8.5Pioneer PLX 1000

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