Pioneer PLX-500 vs Marantz TT42P

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Turntables comparison chart

Overall
Pioneer PLX-500
7.5
Marantz TT42P
7.6
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Common

Product

Pioneer PLX-500
Marantz TT42P

Model

PLX-500
TT42P

Brand

Pioneer
Marantz

Reviews

124
43

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Needle pressure, g

4
2.2

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Stylus model

Dual DN251S

Motor

Drive method

direct
belt

Motor type

DC
DC

Platter type

aluminum diecast
acrylic

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45, 78
33.3, 45

Torque

>1.6 kgf-cm
>4.5 kgf-cm

Wow and flutter, %

0.15
0.07

Tonarm

Material

aluminum

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 18000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

50
65

Specifications

Operation type

manual
automatic

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
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
13.7 x 41.9 x 35.8/4.7 x 16.5 x 14.2

Weight, kg/pounds

10.7/23.6
6.49/11.2
Pioneer PLX-500
Marantz TT42P
Pioneer PLX-500
Marantz TT42P

Turntables CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
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  • 7.5
  • 7.6
  • 7.5Pioneer PLX-500
  • 7.6Marantz TT42P

The Marantz TT42P is better turntable in this comparison - check Marantz TT42P price.