Pioneer PL-990 vs Sony PS-HX500

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Rating 5 5

Turntables comparison chart

Overall
Pioneer PL-990
6.8
Sony PS-HX500
7.4
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Common

Product

Pioneer PL-990
Sony PS-HX500

Model

PL-990
PS-HX500

Brand

Pioneer
Sony

Reviews

1278
107

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Needle pressure, g

2.5
2.5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Stylus model

PZP1004
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

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 20000kHz
20Hz - 20000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

50
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

10 x 42 x 34.2/3.9 x 16.5 x 13.5
10.4 x 43 x 36.6/6.2 x 18.5 x 16.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.6/5.8
2.8/6.2
Pioneer PL-990
Sony PS-HX500
Pioneer PL-990
Sony PS-HX500

Turntables CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
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  • 6.8
  • 7.4
  • 6.8Pioneer PL-990
  • 7.4Sony PS-HX500

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