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Pro-Ject Audio

Essential III // Sgt. Pepper Turntable // Blue

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Collaboration between Pro-Ject Audio Systems and The Beatles has brought about this special edition turntable inspired by the most successful Beatles album, "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band." The album is known as a milestone in rock music due to its commercial success as well its artistic prowess. Few albums have been produced so meticulously. This special modification of the Essential III turntable displays the bass drum from the infamous album cover, from which many myths have been created. In celebration of the 50th jubilee of this unique masterpiece, Pro-Ject Audio wants to offer all fans of this legendary album the opportunity express their enthusiasm.

Product Details
  • ColorsBlue
  • Materials
    Multi Density Fiber (Mdf)
  • Measurements
    16.5"L x 13"W x 4.4"H
  • OriginCzechia

— Warranty: Manufacturer's 2 Years
— Special Edition Of Essential III
— Acrylic Platter
— Belt Drive With Synchronous Motor & Silicone Belt
— Diamond Cut Aluminum Drive Pulley
— Chassis & Platter Made Of Resonance-absorbing MDF
— Integrated DC-powered Motor Control Minimizes Motor Vibration And Guarantees Speed Stability
— Low Tolerance Platter Bearing With Stainless Steel Spindle
— 8.6” Aluminum Tonearm With Sapphire Bearings
— Ortofon OM10 Cartridge Pre-mounted
— High-quality Semi-balanced Connect It E Phono Interconnect With Gold-plated RCA Connectors Included
— Special Decoupling Feet
— Dust Cover Included
— Handmade In Europe
— Turntable Only; Preamp, Amplifier/Receiver, & Speakers Not Included

Technical Specifications
— Speed: 33, 45 (Manual Speed Change)
— Principle: Belt Drive
— Speed Variance 33: 0.70%, 45: 0.60%
— Wow & Flutter 33: 0.21%, 45: 0.19%
— Platter: 300 Mm Acrylic & Felt Mat
— Main Bearing: Stainless Steel
— Tonearm: 8.6” Aluminum
— Effective Arm Length: 218.5mm
— Effective Tonearm Mass: 8.0g
— Overhang: 22.0mm
— Counterweight: For Mass 3 - 5.5 G
— Tracking Force Range: 0 - 25 mN (recommended OM10 18 mN)
— Power Consumption: 4.5 Watts Max
— Weight: 11 lb

What are the needle cartridge options for this turntable?

The turntable comes with a pre-mounted Ortofon OM10. The stylus replacement is readily available as are several upgrade options. Any Ortofon dealer can help with these.

Is it Bluetooth?

No, it does not have Bluetooth. This is a conventional turntable that requires a phono preamp (either stand-alone or built into your receiver) and wires to carry the signal.

Does it have a built in phono amp?

No, it does not have a built-in phono preamp.

Are these a limited series?

Yes, all Artist Series 'tables are limited productions runs and are no longer being made - these are among the last remaining worldwide!

Shipping Information
*Continental US only. Surcharges apply to HI, AK and Canada
  • Shipping Availability
    United States
  • Shipping Policy
    FREE Standard Shipping
  • Ship In
    2-3 weeks
  • Return Policy
    Final sale, not eligible for return or cancellation

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