U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus vs Pro-Ject Essential III

U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus

U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus review

Jun 10, 2019

This versatile turntable by U-Turn is made primarily to minimize general playback problems that can occur. With a higher than average price point, this player was designed for both audiophiles and be...

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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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Product

U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus
Pro-Ject Essential III

Model

Orbit Plus
Essential III

Brand

U-Turn Audio
Pro-Ject

Rating

4.4 of 5
0

Reviews

49
0

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

1,5
3

Supplied headshell weight, g

5
5,5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Model

Ortofon OM5E
Ortofon OM10

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Platter type

acrylic
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45

Torque

>4.5 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.1
0.2

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000
20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

79
65

Gain

36

Output level

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

Controls

Operation type

manual
full manual

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

AC
DC

Power consumption, W

2
4,5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

11.4 x 42.4 x 31.7/4.2 x 16.7 x 12.5
9.5 x 41.5 x 33/4.4 x 16.9 x 13

Weight, kg/pounds

5.6/12.5
5.1/11.1

Turntables HelpToChoose comparison rating

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  • 12.9
  • 1.3
  • 12.9U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus
  • 1.3Pro-Ject Essential III

U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus is better turntable in this comparison. Check U-Turn Audio Orbit Plus price