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Pro-Ject Essential II Turntable

Pro-Ject Essential II Turntable

Essential II 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 unwa ... more

EAN: 9120050438231

Man. Part No.: Essential II

Project Essential II Turntable

Pro-Ject Essential II Turntable

Dust Cover Included in the Box


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


Key Technical Data:

Speed:  33/45 
Effective Tonearm Length: 8.6" (218.5mm) 
Pre-Fitted Cartridge: Ortofon OM5e
Power Consumption: 4.5W 
Dimensions (W x H x D): 420 x 112 x 330mm 
Weight: 4kg

Additional Information

Promotion No
Manufacturer's Part No. Essential II
EAN 9120050438231
Amplifier Award 5 Star, Awards Winner 2013, WHF Award Winner 2015/16, WHF Winner 2014/15
Connections Analog
Amplifier Power No
Number of channels No
Features No
Amplifier Brand No
DAC Bits No
Number of Decks 1
Speed 33, 45
Amplifier Dimensions No
Cd Player Dimensions No
Tuner Dimensions No
Unit Dimensions (W x H x D): 420 x 112 x 330 mm
Warranty 1 yrs
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If your order value is £389.00 or over you will be given the option to buy on finance when you reach the checkout. We have two finance options available:

Buy Now Pay 6 Months Later
Buy Now Pay 12 Months Later


Please Note: A minimum 10% deposit is payable up front on credit or debit card on all finance orders.

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Applying for finance is simple. All you need to do is call us on 0800 634 4484 during opening hours and we will be able to process your order.

Who is the finance agreement with?

The finance agreement is with Hitachi Consumer Credit, one of the largest money lenders in the UK.

*Finance is available to UK applicants 18 years of age or older and subject to status. Finance is not available for business customers. Prices are correct at time of going to press and are subject to change during the term of this offer without notice. Terms and conditions are available on request. Finance agreements are available on orders between  £389 and £10,000 (including VAT and shipping). Please ensure you are able to keep up repayments of any finance package taken.

Now Group UK Ltd trading as Exceptional AV operates under a Consumer Credit Licence, No. 560813.
This licence is issued by The Director General of Fair Trading at the Office of Fair Trading in accordance with the Consumer Credit Act 1974.

Pro-Ject Essential II Turntable

Availability: Usually dispatched

Availability: In stock

£209.00 inc vat


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This is were you return your item and we will exchange it for another item of equal or higher value. If the item you wish to change to is of higher value you only pay the difference. If the item is of a lower value we will issue you with a credit note for the difference which you can spend with us at a later date.

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