Pro-Ject Essential III vs Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB

Pro-Ject Essential III

Pro-Ject Essential III review

Apr 02, 2019

Pro-Ject Essential III from the Austrian company offers high-quality desk with new cables and the Ortofon OM10 cartridge with the elliptical stylus. It is remarkable for its easy setup that is not so...

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Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB

Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB review

Jun 10, 2019

The Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB is an affordable turntable from the Debut line. In fact, it’s a further development of the famous Debut model but with significant changes in the design that...

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Product

Pro-Ject Essential III
Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB

Model

Essential III
Debut Carbon Esprit SB

Brand

Pro-Ject
Pro-Ject

Rating

0
4.3 of 5

Reviews

0
59

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

3

Supplied headshell weight, g

5,5
6

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Model

Ortofon OM10
Ortofon 2M Red

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Platter type

aluminum diecast
acrylic

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45, 78

Torque

>4.5 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.2
0.2

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000
20 - 22000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

65
68

Gain

Output level

4 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
5.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec

Controls

Operation type

full manual
full automatic

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

+/-0,7

Braking system

electronic
electronic

Connections

USB

0
0

RCA

1
1

Other

has not
has not

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

has not
has not

Power

Motor type

DC
AC

Power consumption, W

4,5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

9.5 x 41.5 x 33/4.4 x 16.9 x 13
11.8 x 41.5 x 32/4.6 x 16.3 x 12.5

Weight, kg/pounds

5.1/11.1
4.9/10.8

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  • 12.7
  • 1.3Pro-Ject Essential III
  • 12.7Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB

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