Sony PS-HX500 vs Pro-Ject Debut III

Sony PS-HX500

Sony PS-HX500 review

Mar 29, 2019

Sony has presented their modern vinyl player the PS-HX500 in the "above average" price category, with unique function of digitizing records in high-resolution audio. The model also supports direct to...

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Pro-Ject Debut III

Pro-Ject Debut III review

Mar 27, 2019

This budget vinyl record player has just the necessary set of appliances and controls. However, its solid construction and high-quality sound make it a worthy purchase. The turntable produces very lo...

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Product

Sony PS-HX500
Pro-Ject Debut III

Model

PS-HX500
Debut III

Brand

Sony
Pro-Ject

Rating

4.0 of 5
3.9 of 5

Reviews

38
67

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

2,5
3,5

Supplied headshell weight, g

3
5,5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Model

ATN-3601
Ortofon OM 5E

Motor

Drive method

belt
direct

Platter type

aluminum diecast
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45

Torque

>1.6 kgf-cm
>1.6 kgf-cm

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.25
0.12

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000
20 - 20000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

50
65

Gain

Output level

Pre-amp "PHONO": 3 mV nominal at 1 kHz. Pre-amp "LINE": 190 mV nominal at 1 kHz

Controls

Operation type

manual
full manual

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

+/-0.8

Braking system

electronic
electronic

Connections

USB

1
0

RCA

1
1

Other

AC adaptor
has not

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

has not
has not

Power

Motor type

DC
DC

Power consumption, W

3
2

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

10.4 x 43 x 36.6/6.2 x 18.5 x 16.3
36.5 x 41.5 x 40.5/4.7 x 16.3 x 12.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
1.3/2.7

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  • 11.1
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  • 11.1Sony PS-HX500
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