Free 2-Day Shipping Hassle-Free Returns

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.


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. 
  • Belt drive with synchronous motor and silicone belt with diamond cut aluminum drive pulley.
  • 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 minimizes vibration. 
  • The Essential III now includes high-quality semi-balanced Connect it E phono interconnect with gold-plated RCA connectors included.
More Information
Availability Online, In-Store
Drive System Belt Drive
Tonearm Type Traditional
Removable Hardshell Yes
Comes With Cartridge Yes - MM
Anti-Skate Mechanism Gravity
Adjustable VTA Yes
Dustcover Included
Turntable Speed 33, 45 (manual speed change)
Turntable Platter 300mm MDF with felt mat (0,8kg)
Effective Length 218,5 mm
Overhang 22,0mm
Included Accessories Power supply, dust cover