Mar 27, 2019
The Japanese company Audio-Technica has more than 50 years of experience in the development of the audio devices and has established itself as a leading manufacturer of the widest range of equipment....Read More
The Pro-Ject Essential III vs Audio-Technica AT-LP120 performance comparison shows that the AT-LP120 is a ready-to-use solution, due to the built-in pre-amp 2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz. Both manufacturers use various types of cartridges – compare the moving magnet type used in the Pro-Ject Essential III and the dual magnet type used in the Audio-Technica AT-LP120. The Pro-Ject Essential III features a 5.5 g headshell, while the Audio-Technica AT-LP120 has a lighter, 2.5 g headshell.
The AT-LP120 supports three-speed options – 33.3, 45 and 78 RPM, while the Pro-Ject Essential III 33.3 and 45.
The Audio-Technica AT-LP120 vs Pro-Ject Essential III design comparison shows the modern approach used in the Pro-Ject Essential III and the “professional” style in the AT-LP120. Both models have transparent dust covers.
The Pro-Ject Essential III has a lightweight straight tonearm. This model is built well so it stands on four feet.
The Audio-Technica AT-LP120 looks like a professional-grade turntable with its knobs, sliders, and buttons. This model has a lightweight S-curved tonearm.
The dimensions are 13x16.9x4.4 in for the Pro-Ject Essential III versus 13.9x17.8x6 in for the Audio-Technica AT-LP120. The weight is 11.02 and 23.5 pounds respectively.
The Audio-Technica AT-LP120 is better turntable in this comparison. Check Audio-Technica AT-LP120 price