Pro-Ject Essential II vs Pro-Ject Elemental

Pro-Ject Essential II
Pro-Ject Essential II review

Apr 03, 2019

Pro-Ject Essential II is an entry-level record player with all the basic functionality. It provides vinyl fans with a strong dynamic and rhythmic ability. Pro-Ject Essential II specs lack innovative ...

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Pro-Ject Elemental
Pro-Ject Elemental review

Mar 29, 2019

One of the leaders in the market of vinyl players, the Austrian company Pro-Ject, has introduced its unique vertical turntable in $300 price range, with their brand tonearm and Ortofon OM5E MM-cartri...

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Common

Product

Pro-Ject Essential II
Pro-Ject Elemental

Model

Essential II
Elemental

Brand

Pro-Ject
Pro-Ject

Rating

3.4 of 5
2.9 of 5

Reviews

24
13

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

3,5
3

Supplied headshell weight, g

5
5,5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Model

Ortofon OM-5E
Ortofon OM10

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Platter type

aluminum diecast
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45

Torque

>4.5 kgf-cm
>4.5 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.25
0.2

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 25000
20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

65
60

Gain

Output level

4 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec

Controls

Operation type

full manual
full manual

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

+/-1,5
+/-0,8

Braking system

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
DC

Power consumption, W

3
4

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

11.2 x 41.5 x 33.5/4.4 x 16.5 x 13
9 x 41.5 x 30/3.5 x 16.9 x 11.8

Weigth, kg/pounds

3.7/8.8
2.7/6.4

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