Pro-Ject Essential II vs Sony PS-HX500

Essential II vs PS-HX500 comparison chart

Overall
Pro-Ject Essential II
7.4
Sony PS-HX500
7.4
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Rating 5 5
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Product

Pro-Ject Essential II
Sony PS-HX500

Model

Essential II
PS-HX500

Brand

Pro-Ject
Sony

Reviews

81
114

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Ortofon OM5E

Needle pressure, g

3.5
2.5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Stylus model

Ortofon OM5E
ATN-3601

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
>1.6 kgf-cm

Wow and flutter, %

0.25
0.25

Tonarm

Material

aluminum

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 25000kHz
20Hz - 20000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

65
50

Specifications

Operation type

manual
manual

Built-in speakers

Built-in preamplifier

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Power consumption, W

3
3

Other

has not
has not

Connectivity

RCA

1
1

AUX

0
0

USB

0
1

Bluetooth

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

11.2 x 41.5 x 33.5/4.4 x 16.5 x 13
10.4 x 43 x 36.6/6.2 x 18.5 x 16.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.7/8.8
2.8/6.2
Pro-Ject Essential II
Sony PS-HX500
Pro-Ject Essential II
Sony PS-HX500

Turntables CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.4
  • 7.4
  • 7.4Pro-Ject Essential II
  • 7.4Sony PS-HX500

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