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Pro-Ject Essential III DC – George Harrison Special Edition




Pro-Ject’s Essential III offers a variety of enhancements compared to its successful predecessors, such as a diamond-cut aluminum drive pulley, resonance-optimized MDF platter, and chassis. The refined, high-precision platter bearing has significantly lower tolerances than Essential II. Essential III is the audiophile entry turntable! Equipped with the high-quality Ortofon OM10 phonographic cartridge, Essential III delivers lively, balanced and highly involving sound that will delight every vinyl lover. The included accessories make it easy to set up and you can enjoy it within minutes of unboxing.

George Harrison Special Edition:

This unique model features an art-print lithograph of Harrison by artist Shepard Fairey and George Harrison’s personal analog recording console (seen underneath the acrylic platter). An excellent homage to the artist and an eye-catching center piece.


  • Belt drive with synchronous motor and silicone belt
  • Diamond cut aluminum drive pulley
  • Chassis & platter made of resonance sensitive 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


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 MDF & felt mat (0.8kg)

Main bearing: Stainless steel

Tonearm: 8.6 inches, aluminum

Effective arm length: 218.5 mm

Effective tonearm mass: 8.0 g

Overhang: 22.0 mm

Counterweight for mass: 3 – 5.5 g

Tracking force range: 0 – 25mn (recommended OM10 18mn)

Power consumption: 4.5 Watts max

Dimensions (lid closed):

4-2/5 inches (112 mm) High
16-3/10 inches (415 mm) Wide
13-2/5 inches (335 mm) Deep

Weight: 5.0 kg net

Finishes: Piano Black, High Gloss Red, Piano White

Included accessories: Power supply, dust cover

Notes- Brand new in the box, this limited edition is 1 of only 499. Because we only have one in stock, expect this beauty to sell out quickly.