Pioneer PL-30-K vs Sony PS-HX500

PL-30-K vs PS-HX500 comparison chart

Overall
Pioneer PL-30-K
7
Sony PS-HX500
7.4
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
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Common

Product

Pioneer PL-30-K
Sony PS-HX500

Model

PL-30-K
PS-HX500

Brand

Pioneer
Sony

Reviews

1384
114

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Needle pressure, g

3.5
2.5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Stylus model

AT3600L
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

>1.6 kgf-cm

Wow and flutter, %

0.1
0.25

Tonarm

Material

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 20000kHz
20Hz - 20000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

60
50

Specifications

Operation type

automatic
manual

Built-in speakers

Built-in preamplifier

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Power consumption, W

2
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 x 43.5 x 37.2/4.6 x 17.3 x 14.1
10.4 x 43 x 36.6/6.2 x 18.5 x 16.3

Weight, kg/pounds

5.6/12.3
2.8/6.2

Other

Release year

2015
2016
Pioneer PL-30-K
Sony PS-HX500
Pioneer PL-30-K
Sony PS-HX500

Turntables CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7.4
  • 7Pioneer PL-30-K
  • 7.4Sony PS-HX500

The Sony PS-HX500 is better turntable in this comparison - check Sony PS-HX500 price.