Essential III Digital is the successor to the well-received and much respected Essential II Digital. A turntable that not only offers analog playback, but also converts favorite LPs to a digital via its optical output. This makes it a great fit for multi-room entertainment systems, soundbars, TVs, computers and other gear with an optical input. Equipped with the classic, high-quality OM10 pickup by Ortofon, Essential III Digital delivers lively, balanced and highly involving sound that will impress any vinyl lover.

Additional information
Weight 5 kg
Dimensions 33.5 × 41.5 × 11.2 cm

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  • Built-in MM phono stage with A/D converter (optical out)
  • Belt drive with synchronous motor and silicone belt
  • Diamond cut aluminium 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” aluminium tonearm with sapphire bearings
  • Ortofon OM10 cartridge pre-mounted
  • High-quality semi-balanced gold-plated Connect it E phono interconnect
  • Special decoupling feet
  • Dust cover included
  • High-gloss colour options: black, red, white
  • Handmade in Europe


  • Nominal speeds: 33/45 r.p.m.
  • Speed variance 33: ±0,70%, 45: ±0,60%
  • Wow and flutter 33: ±0,21%, 45: ±0,19%
  • Signal to noise: 66dB
  • Effective tonearm mass: 8,0g
  • Effective tonearm length: 8,6″ (218,5mm)
  • Overhang: 22,0mm
  • Power consumption: 4,5W
  • Outboard power supply: 15V/500mA DC, suitable for your country’s mains supply

Phono/Digital Section

  • Gain: 34dB
  • Output voltage: typically 160mV/1kHz at 4mV/1kHz input
  • Input impedance: 47kohms/100pF
  • Noise floor: >73dB
  • RIAA-equalisation curve accuracy: 20Hz-20kHz / max. 0,5dB
  • Optical output: 24/48 kHz or 24/96 kHz (bit depth/sampling frequency)