Pioneer PLX-500 vs Pro-Ject Debut III

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Turntables comparison chart

Overall
Pioneer PLX-500
7.5
Pro-Ject Debut III
7.7
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Common

Product

Pioneer PLX-500
Pro-Ject Debut III

Model

PLX-500
Debut III

Brand

Pioneer
Pro-Ject

Reviews

124
67

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Ortofon OM 5E

Needle pressure, g

4
3.5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Stylus model

Ortofon OM 5E

Motor

Drive method

direct
direct

Motor type

DC
DC

Platter type

aluminum diecast
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45, 78
33.3, 45

Torque

>1.6 kgf-cm
>1.6 kgf-cm

Wow and flutter, %

0.15
0.12

Tonarm

Material

aluminum
aluminum

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 20000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

50
65

Specifications

Operation type

manual
manual

Built-in speakers

Built-in preamplifier

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

+/-8

Power consumption, W

2

Other

has not
has not

Connectivity

RCA

1
1

AUX

0
1

USB

1
0

Bluetooth

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

44.9 x 15.7 x 36.8/17.7 x 6.2 x 14.5
36.5 x 41.5 x 40.5/4.7 x 16.3 x 12.6

Weight, kg/pounds

10.7/23.6
1.3/2.7
Pioneer PLX-500
Pro-Ject Debut III
Pioneer PLX-500
Pro-Ject Debut III

Turntables CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 7.7
  • 7.5Pioneer PLX-500
  • 7.7Pro-Ject Debut III

The Pro-Ject Debut III is better turntable in this comparison - check Pro-Ject Debut III price.