Pro-Ject Debut III VS Sony PS-HX500
Pro-Ject Debut III
  • Brand - Pro-Ject
  • Frequency Response, Hz - 20 - 20000
  • Manual - debut-iii.pdf
Sony PS-HX500
  • Brand - Sony
  • Frequency Response, Hz - 20 - 20000
  • Manual - ps-hx500.pdf

Pros & Cons

Sony PS-HX500

VS

Pros

    • This model comes with the Sony software which facilitates the process of vinyl ripping. It is compatible with Apple Garageband.
    • The assembly process is easy and fast – follow the manual.
    • The audio quality is amazing (excellent quality from the RCA audio out).
    • Electronic speed selector is convenient for moving from albums to singles.
    • Parallel lines at the top simplify cartridge alignment.

Cons

    • The tonearm is manual and it does not return when it reaches the end. No auto-stop.
    • Recording software is incompatible with the latest version of Mac iOS.

Specifications

Specification Pro-Ject Debut III Sony PS-HX500
Cartridge
Type moving magnet (MM) moving magnet (MM)
Supplied Headshell Weight, G 5,5 3
Appropriate Needle Pressure, G 3,5 2,5
Motor
Speed, Rpm 33.3, 45 33.3, 45
Platter Type aluminum diecast aluminum diecast
Drive Method direct belt
Wow & Flutter (wrms), % 0.12 0.25
Torque >1.6 kgf-cm >1.6 kgf-cm
Controls
Pitch Control
Operation Type full manual manual
Braking System electronic electronic
Pitch Variation, % +/-0.8
Power
Power Consumption, W 2 3
Features
Other has not AC adaptor
45 Rpm Adapter
Dust Cover
Sound
Output Level Pre-amp "PHONO": 3 mV nominal at 1 kHz. Pre-amp "LINE": 190 mV nominal at 1 kHz
Gain
Signal To Noise Ratio, Db 65 50
Frequency Response, Hz 20 - 20000 20 - 20000
Stylus
Model Ortofon OM 5E ATN-3601
Type moving magnet (MM) moving magnet (MM)
Replaceable
Connections
Other has not AC adaptor
Usb - 1
Rca 1 1
Dimensions
Weight, Kg/pounds 1.3/2.7 2.8/6.2
Size, Cm/inches 36.5 x 41.5 x 40.5/4.7 x 16.3 x 12.6 10.4 x 43 x 36.6/6.2 x 18.5 x 16.3
User Manual
Manual debut-iii.pdf ps-hx500.pdf

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