MDF Platter & Plinth: The Pro-Ject Essential III XE employs a low-resonance
plinth & 12" platter, both constructed of MDF. Special feet effectively
decouples the plinth from the surface. The platter includes a felt mat.
Belt Driven (Two-Speeds): The Pro-Ject Essential III XE turntable features a
quiet-running synchronous motor with silicone belt and diamond cut aluminum
drive pulley to drive the low-resonance
platter. The Essential III XE turntable supports 33-1/3 and 45 rpm
8.6" Aluminum Tonearm: The Essential III XE utilizes a straight 8.6" aluminum tonearm design made from a single piece of aluminum with sapphire bearings.
Ortofon OM10 Cartridge (Pre-Mounted): The turntable is fitted with a
Ortofon OM10 MM-cartridge. If your receiver does not have a suitable Phono MM
input, a separate
phono pre-amplifier (sold separately) is required to connect the turntable
to your amplifier.
Fixed RCA Cable: The turntable features fixed 39" stereo RCA
cable and ground wire. The turntable's internal wiring consists of high-grade
flexible copper from the headshell right through to the fixed connection cable.
Dust Cover: The Pro-Ject Essential III XE comes supplied with a
dust cover to prevent dust build-up on the turntable.
AC Power Adapter: The turntable operates off of standard
household current using the supplied external AC power adapter.
- Input: 100-240V~50/60Hz,
- Output: 15V - 0.8A (0.5A)
Colors: Available in gloss black, red, or white finish.
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