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PRO-JECT Essential III Turntable

The new Essential III builds on the successes of the Essential II with a high precision main bearing and a solid, adjustable tonearm, while upgrading the appearance to model the Debut Carbon DC with a lustrous high-gloss finish. The platter has now been refined and constructed out of a dense MDF for minimal resonance.

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High Notes

Entry Level Best Buy

Includes Ortofon OM10 Cartridge, belt drive, and sapphire tonearm bearings, offering the perfect combination and value for your first turntable.

Upgraded Platter

Upgraded from Essential II, new high-density MDF platter reduces resonance and is beautifully finished in high gloss black.

Low Friction Bearing

Stainless steel, bronze, and teflon combine for an incomparable bearing.

  • The adjustable 8.6” one-piece aluminum tonearm utilizes sapphire bearings for minimal friction and many years of reliable performance. Also includes a factory mounted/aligned Ortofon OM10 cartridge for a combination unmatched in this price range.
  • A new DC motor speed controller board regulates the platter speed and the Essential III now includes Connect it E interconnect hardwired directly to the output.
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