Denon DP-300F vs Pro-Ject Essential II

Denon DP-300F
Denon DP-300F review

Mar 27, 2019

Denon is a Japanese company producing HI-FI and HI-END audio equipment for professional and home use. All these qualities are presented in its budget turntable the Denon DP-300F. See price Article n...

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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-300F
Pro-Ject Essential II

Model

DP-300F
Essential II

Brand

Denon
Pro-Ject

Rating

3.8 of 5
3.4 of 5

Reviews

180
24

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

5
3,5

Supplied headshell weight, g

10
5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

Model

DSN-85
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), %

0.1
0.25

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 – 20000
20 - 25000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

60
65

Gain

39-45

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 manual
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

12.4 x 43.4 x 38/4.8 x 17.1 x 15
11.2 x 41.5 x 33.5/4.4 x 16.5 x 13

Weigth, kg/pounds

5.5/12.1
3.7/8.8

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  • 11.7
  • 8.1
  • 11.7Denon DP-300F
  • 8.1Pro-Ject Essential II

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