Denon DP-29F vs Pro-Ject Essential II

Denon DP-29F

Denon DP-29F review

Mar 28, 2019

Denon, one of the most famous for its audio equipment Japanese companies, has presented its ultra budget vinyl player — the DP-29F. See price Article navigation Design Setup Features Conclusi...

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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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Product

Denon DP-29F
Pro-Ject Essential II

Model

DP-29F
Essential II

Brand

Denon
Pro-Ject

Rating

3.3 of 5
3.4 of 5

Reviews

46
24

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

3,5
3,5

Supplied headshell weight, g

3,5
5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Model

DSN-82
Ortofon OM-5E

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), %

0.15
0.25

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000
20 - 25000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

60
65

Gain

50-60

Output level

Pre-amp "PHONO": 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz. Pre-amp "LINE": 150 mV nominal at 1 kHz
4 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec

Controls

Operation type

full automatic
full manual

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

+/-1,5

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

2
3

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

35.7 x 97 x 36/3.8 x 14.2 x 14.1
11.2 x 41.5 x 33.5/4.4 x 16.5 x 13

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
3.7/8.8

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