Pro-Ject Essential III vs Pro-Ject Essential II

Essential III vs Essential II comparison chart

Overall
Pro-Ject Essential III
7.6
Pro-Ject Essential II
7.4
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Rating 5 5
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Common

Product

Pro-Ject Essential III
Pro-Ject Essential II

Model

Essential III
Essential II

Brand

Pro-Ject
Pro-Ject

Reviews

4
85

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Ortofon OM10
Ortofon OM5E

Needle pressure, g

3
3.5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Stylus model

Ortofon OM10
Ortofon OM5E

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
0.25

Tonarm

Material

aluminum
aluminum

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 20000kHz
20Hz - 25000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

65
65

Specifications

Operation type

manual
manual

Built-in speakers

Built-in preamplifier

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Power consumption, W

4.5
3

Other

has not
has not

Connectivity

RCA

1
1

AUX

0
0

USB

0
0

Bluetooth

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

9.5 x 41.5 x 33/4.4 x 16.9 x 13
11.2 x 41.5 x 33.5/4.4 x 16.5 x 13

Weight, kg/pounds

5.1/11.1
3.7/8.8

Other

Release year

2018
2016
Pro-Ject Essential III
Pro-Ject Essential II
Pro-Ject Essential III
Pro-Ject Essential II

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  • 7.6
  • 7.4
  • 7.6Pro-Ject Essential III
  • 7.4Pro-Ject Essential II