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DEBUT SE3

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DEBUT SE3
Black Turntable

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  • Belt-driven turntables traditionally feature one or more motors spinning at a constant rate, connected to the platter with a rubber belt. They have very low vibration, ideal for Hi-Fi.
What Hi-Fi? magazine is the world's leading independent guide to home entertainment products. Any product they award with a 5 star rating is instantly marked out as one of the best around..
Belt-driven turntables traditionally feature one or more motors spinning at a constant rate, connected to the platter with a rubber belt. They have very low vibration, ideal for Hi-Fi.

(For more features refer to the specification table below.)

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£265

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6 YEAR SUPERCARE COSTS JUST £9.99 ON ALL ITEMS UNDER £100, OR 10% OF PURCHASE PRICE ON ANYTHING OVER £100.

This page is intended to demonstrate the incredible value of our 6 Year Supercare. Under recent legislation, we are obliged to point out that you obviously do not need to purchase an extended warranty at the same time you purchase your electrical goods and are entitled to shop around. We have been encouraging our customers to do just that for years because, not only are our prices significantly cheaper than our competitors, but just look at what else we include:

Free loan machine (only if taken back to store)
Should you encounter a problem, just ask and you'll be provided with a unit to ensure you're not without music whilst your equipment is being fixed.

Like for like machine if unit is unrepairable
If, for any reason, we are unable to repair your unit, we'll replace it. Naturally, models do change so, while we can't guarantee that it will be the same model, we do guarantee that it will have equivalent specifications.

Free routine service / Maintenance checks
have your unit serviced as often as you wish, free of charge, during the 6 year period. (Normally excluded from extended guarantees).

45 day cooling off period
If you're not happy with our 6 Year Supercare package just ask for a full refund - no questions asked. After 45 days, providing no claim has been made, you can also terminate the agreement and receive a pro-rata refund.

If you use the policy in the 6 years, you'll have saved yourself tens and perhaps hundreds of pounds. If you don't use it...IT WON'T COST YOU A THING!*


* Simply return your unused Supercare policy within one month of the expiration date, and we'll refund the price of your warranty.
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even from the web & give you up to £100!
LOWEST PRICES GUARANTEED

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase.
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"This UK-only special improves on an already talented original. The attractive and versatile Debut SE3 is a fine buy." What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision magazine.

For quite some time, now, the Pro-Ject Debut has been a near default choice in the budget turntable market - and for good reason. Rather than adding fancy automated mechanisms, Pro-Ject have always concentrated on giving the best engineering quality possible for the money. With the new Debut S/E3 that quality engineering has just got better still.

THIS CLASSIC TURNTABLE IS NOW BETTER THAN EVER

Designed specifically for the UK market, the S/E3 version of the Debut comes with a larger and more stable platter. This provides a more solid bass response with added weight. Improved motor dampening helps give better isolation. In terms of sound quality, isolating the motor means less background noise and a more dynamic and revealing sound.

ALL THE OTHER FACTORS THAT MADE THE ORGINAL DEBUT III SO COMPELLING ARE STILL PRESENT AND CORRECT

The rigid plinth with anti-vibration feet is ideal in providing a similarly taut sound quality. The motor itself is decoupled to further reduce vibration. Using a brass bearing housing and stainless steel axle, the platter hub is superbly engineered and built to close tolerances for fine sound and longevity. The Project 8.6s tonearm now features a one piece design for improved rigidity around the headshell area. What this means is that less detail is lost and more information can be heard.

IT'S NOT JUST THE SOUND THAT'S BETTER, THE STYLING HAS BEEN IMPROVED, TOO

With its new gloss black plinth, the Debut S/E3 looks far classier than before. Combined with its high quality engineering, this Pro-Ject turntable really does give the impression that it comes from the class above.

If it's quality vinyl playback you're after, without the gimmicks, then there's simply none better than the Pro-Ject Debut S/E3.

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Connections
Connection Features
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Onboard Phono Stage
Does it feature an onboard phono stage? Allows the turntable to be plugged into an amp without a phono input
No
USB Output
Does it have a USB output? This allows the turntable to be plugged directly into a computer - allowing for easy copying from vinyl to the computer's hard drive.
No
Green Credentials
Eco Friendly Features
+
Eco Friendly
Does this product conform to energy efficient standards? These standards include the American "Energy Star", the European "Energy Flower" or "EcoLabel" and the UK EST (Energy Saving Trust) certification.
No
Power Consumption - Normal Use
This is the power used in watts when the unit is on, using standard settings. Note, different manufacturers use different methods to arrive at this figure. In some cases only the maximum power consumption is quoted
2
General
General Features
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Pitch Control
Is pitch control included? Adjusts the pitch of the music - usually by around +/- 9%
No
Auto/Manual
The type of drive system. Auto turntables stop the record, lift the arm and return it to rest. Semi-Auto perform a proportion of these functions.
Manual
Speeds
33/45
Dimensions
Size of unit (W x D x H) in mm
415 x 320 x 118
Weight
Weight of unit,unboxed, in Kg
6.9
Direct Drive
Does it feature a Direct Drive system?
No
Belt Drive
Does it feature a Belt Drive system?
Yes
Cartridge Included?
Whether or not a cartridge is included. MM = Moving Magnet, MC = Moving Coil.
Yes - MM
Carbon Fibre Tonearm
Does the deck come supplied with a carbon fibre tonearm? Generally stiffer than equivalent metal ones, a carbon fibre tonearm usually enhances the sound quality.
No
Acrylic Platter
Does the deck come supplied with an acrylic platter? Generally more expensive to produce than a metal one but often preferred for their sound quality.
No
Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 16 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product A bit fiddly to set up but after 1/2 hr wow what a sound. I didn't realise you could get the warm tones and depth of bass with very little background noise, I'm in love with vinyl again. So what would I want to know ? Switch to turn on motor to the left underneath the deck. No return when side has finished. Fiddly to get the balance right. But and he's the thing, you will love your music again and want to buy more vinyl. 13 June 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by A sleek and beautiful turntable Having upgraded to this from a cheap second hand direct drive turntable the sleek and minimilist design offers a huge upgrade Providing consistant, smooth playback this turntable is highly recommended for any casual listening needs though it does lack some features found in higher end models 28 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great mid price budget deck Bought this as a mid price option between Essential and Carbon decks. I'm really pleased with the clarity of sound and responsive bass of the OM10 cartridge and am struggling to think how this could be improved with my set up (Marantz PM6003 and KEF Q100s). Great gloss black finish and quality components. 18 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Unbelievable!! Was bought for me as a gift (of my choosing!) for a long service award from work. Simple to set up (using the video!) and cannot believe the difference in sound to my previous (albeit cheap!) turntable. It's as though I am hearing music for the first time!! I'm hearing a new dimension to songs that I thought I was familiar with!! 06 May 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by seeing up problematic The setting up instructions are not helpful. Fortunately the you tube site recommended by Andy in the shop made everything clear. It would be good to be offered a choice of cartridges. Otherwise a good turntable. I needed a preamp for my amplifier. I'd suggest anyone buying this tunable establishes whether they need one of these before going to the shop. Saves a trip. 03 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Superb turntable. Well recommended. Looks fantastic. Sound is excellent. A bit tricky to set up but follow YouTube tutorial and is fine. I bought as trading up previous average Sony turntable. Really pleased I did. Great customer service as usual from Richer Sounds. 03 May 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Tip top!! Great sound great look! But was a bit tricky setting it up!! Suffering with a bit of static problems too!! But I'm sure there is a cure for that!? Makes my vinyl sound tip top!! Cheers!! 21 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product Easy to set up. sounds very good. great starter turntable. 21 April 2015
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