Pioneer PLX-500 vs Sony PS-HX500

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Rating 4.5 4.5

Turntables comparison chart

Overall
Pioneer PLX-500
7.5
Sony PS-HX500
7.4
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Product

Pioneer PLX-500
Sony PS-HX500

Model

PLX-500
PS-HX500

Brand

Pioneer
Sony

Reviews

124
114

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Needle pressure, g

4
2.5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Stylus model

ATN-3601

Motor

Drive method

direct
belt

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
0.25

Tonarm

Material

aluminum

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 20000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

50
50

Specifications

Operation type

manual
manual

Built-in speakers

Built-in preamplifier

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

+/-8

Power consumption, W

3

Other

has not
has not

Connectivity

RCA

1
1

AUX

0
0

USB

1
1

Bluetooth

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

44.9 x 15.7 x 36.8/17.7 x 6.2 x 14.5
10.4 x 43 x 36.6/6.2 x 18.5 x 16.3

Weight, kg/pounds

10.7/23.6
2.8/6.2
Pioneer PLX-500
Sony PS-HX500
Pioneer PLX-500
Sony PS-HX500

Turntables CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 7.5
  • 7.4
  • 7.5Pioneer PLX-500
  • 7.4Sony PS-HX500

The Pioneer PLX-500 is better turntable in this comparison - check Pioneer PLX-500 price.