Description

The Essential III Headphone is a modern classic that delivers great sound at a very attractive price! Featuring such premium parts as a diamond cut- aluminum drive pulley, low resonance MDF main platter and chassis, and a high precision main bearing, the Essential III Headphone delivers a lively, highly involving sound that will delight every vinyl lover. The Essential III Headphone adds a headphone output and a high performance phono preamplifier to the excellent Essential III, perfect for private listening and integration with powered speakers.

Additional information
Weight5 kg
Dimensions33.5 × 41.5 × 11.2 cm
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Features

  • Built-in headphone amp with 6.35 mm output
  • Built-in MM phono stage
  • 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

Specs

  • 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/Headphone Section

  • Gain: 34dB
  • Output voltage: typically 200mV/1kHz at 5mV/1kHz input
  • Input impedance: 47kohms/100pF
  • Noise floor: 68dB
  • RIAA-equalisation curve accuracy: 20Hz-20kHz / max. 0,5dB
  • HP amp output power: 31mW (into 32 Ohms)
  • HP amp impedance: 2 Ohms

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