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Essential 2: Black


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What Hi-Fi 2013 Award Winner: Best Turntable up to £400
What Hi-Fi 5 Stars - Pro-Ject chalks up another success: the Essential II is yet another excellent entry-level turntable

The Pro-Ject Essential 2 takes everything that was great about the Pro-Ject Essential and makes it even better! The Essential 2 is the latest offering from Pro-Jects affordable turntable range.

Welcoming a new motor control the Essential 2 offers quieter running and minimises unwanted vibrations. This turntable is a manual turntable that comes supplied with the same fitted cartridge as was previously found on its more expensive sibling, the RPM 1.3 Genie. This deck is the ultimate in introductory hi-fi; an 8.6” aluminium tonearm made from a single piece of aluminium combines with a sturdy plinth to make an even greater sounding and affordable turntable package.

Key Features:
• Belt drive with silicone belt
• Low vibration synchronous motor
• Integrated motor control with DC power supply secures silent running
• Main platter bearing made from stainless steel runs in bronze bushing with Teflon bottom
• 8.6" aluminium tonearm with sapphire bearings
• Factory fitted Ortofon OM5e cartridge
• Pre-mounted gold-plated RCA interconnect cable
• Special turntable feet for effective decoupling
• Lid & felt mat included

Technical Data:
Speed Variance: 0.12%
Wow & Flutter: 33: 0.14% 45: 0.25%
Effective Tonearm Length: 8.6" (218.5mm)
Effective Tonearm Mass: 8.0gr
Overhang: 22.0mm
Tracking Force Range: 0 - 25mn
Pre-Fitted Cartridge: Ortofon OM5e
Power Consumption: 4.5W
Dimensions (W x H x D): 420 x 112 x 330mm
Weight: 4kg

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