Pro-Ject Essential III BT (Black) Bluetooth Turntable

Pro-Ject Essential III BT (Black)

Bluetooth Turntable

Out of stock
£349
Fantastic bundle offers also available here

An award-winning turntable now with Bluetooth connectivity – the Project Essential III BT is a flexible performer.

Bluetooth connectivity

Bluetooth connectivity means that you can connect up to your choice of Bluetooth speaker or Bluetooth-equipped Hi-Fi, wirelessly. Simply pair the turntable with your speaker and enjoy fuss-free connectivity up to a range of around 10m.

Phono pre-amp, built-in
Another advantage the BT model has over the standard Essential III is the built-in phono pre-amp. This means that when you’re using a wired connection, you can hook up to just about any Hi-Fi with an AUX input. If you’d prefer to use the phono pre-amp built into your existing amp then that’s fine, too, as the Essential III’s output can be switched to standard level.

Engineered for sound
Just like the standard version, the Pro-Ject Essential 3 BT has all the elements of a proper hi-fi turntable - just at a lower price. The low vibration DC motor gives stable speed for accurate pitch and timing. The main bearing is made from stainless steel and runs within a bronze bushing with a Teflon coating. This type of build integrity is usually reserved for much more expensive designs and gives the Essential 3 BT a remarkable precision of sound for its price.

Single piece aluminium tonearm
Continuing its hi-fi credentials, the Pro-Ject Essential III BT is supplied with a good quality tonearm. Made from a single piece of aluminium, it's both light and rigid. The more rigid the more precisely it tracks, making listening to your records a more involving experience. For long-lasting quality, the tonearm is fitted with sapphire bearings.

Ortofon OM10 fitted
Another great feature is the standard fitment of an Ortofon OM10 cartridge. This higher spec cartridge uses a finer stylus to get deeper into the groove, giving you a broader sound and more detail.

Award-winning sound quality made more accessible than ever. The Project Essential III BT gives you the best of all worlds.

Also available in Red and White.

Click here for link to our blog review

6 Year Guarantee included
for VIPs

Our VIP club is completely FREE for ALL customers and comprises a fantastic set of privileges.

Sign up instantly in-store or here.
You can also read all about the benefits of our 6 Year Guarantees here.

Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

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. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call our Telesales team for details.

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.

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Fantastic bundle offers also available here

An award-winning turntable now with Bluetooth connectivity – the Project Essential III BT is a flexible performer.

Bluetooth connectivity

Bluetooth connectivity means that you can connect up to your choice of Bluetooth speaker or Bluetooth-equipped Hi-Fi, wirelessly. Simply pair the turntable with your speaker and enjoy fuss-free connectivity up to a range of around 10m.

Phono pre-amp, built-in
Another advantage the BT model has over the standard Essential III is the built-in phono pre-amp. This means that when you’re using a wired connection, you can hook up to just about any Hi-Fi with an AUX input. If you’d prefer to use the phono pre-amp built into your existing amp then that’s fine, too, as the Essential III’s output can be switched to standard level.

Engineered for sound
Just like the standard version, the Pro-Ject Essential 3 BT has all the elements of a proper hi-fi turntable - just at a lower price. The low vibration DC motor gives stable speed for accurate pitch and timing. The main bearing is made from stainless steel and runs within a bronze bushing with a Teflon coating. This type of build integrity is usually reserved for much more expensive designs and gives the Essential 3 BT a remarkable precision of sound for its price.

Single piece aluminium tonearm
Continuing its hi-fi credentials, the Pro-Ject Essential III BT is supplied with a good quality tonearm. Made from a single piece of aluminium, it's both light and rigid. The more rigid the more precisely it tracks, making listening to your records a more involving experience. For long-lasting quality, the tonearm is fitted with sapphire bearings.

Ortofon OM10 fitted
Another great feature is the standard fitment of an Ortofon OM10 cartridge. This higher spec cartridge uses a finer stylus to get deeper into the groove, giving you a broader sound and more detail.

Award-winning sound quality made more accessible than ever. The Project Essential III BT gives you the best of all worlds.

Also available in Red and White.

Click here for link to our blog review
Brand Project
Colour Black
Speeds 33/45
Replacement Stylus Code Ortofon 10
Cartridge Included? Ortofon OM 10 - MM
Bluetooth Output yes
Built In Phono Stage yes
Auto/Manual manual
Belt Drive/Direct Drive belt_drive
Weight (KG) 5
Dimensions WxDxH (mm) 420 x 330 x 112
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks good and great sound Looks good although I think it looks better without the plastic cover. Easy to set up and found it easy to pair using bluetooth
Date published: 2020-05-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy set up and great sound. I bought this a week ago and it's been in constant use. Really easy to set up with clear instructions inside the box. The sound is great through a decent bluetooth speaker. The only slight drawback is the weight of the unit itself - it's very light and can easily be moved. Just be careful when you lift the lid.
Date published: 2020-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound Very happy with my purchase! Great price, and has made my record collection far more accessible for me, I’m now immersing myself in tunes!
Date published: 2020-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound with bluetooth! I purchased the Pro-ject Essential III 2 weeks I have to say I am very impressed with the quality of the sound for the price. I can connect it directly to my bluetooth head phones or my JBL bluetooth speakers and it works like a dream! The turntable is hands but I enjoy that aspect too! I am having great fun playing my vinyl records which have not seen the light of day for several years. I am one very satisfied customer. Diego I would like to thank you for your expert advice and support:-)
Date published: 2020-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent sound I hadn't listened to my vinyl collection for several years. Wow, I'm so pleased that I bought the Project Essential III. My vinyl now sounds amazing. The Project brings out sounds that I wasn't previously aware of and I now prefer listening to vinyl rather than CDs or streamed music.
Date published: 2020-01-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty easy to set up and sounds good Bought to bring life back to our neglected vinyl collection. We had it unboxed and up and running within half an hour. Sound quality is good. Only two minor glitches to report: * speed change key was missing from the package * initially the Bluetooth audio level was very low. Not clear why this was or why switching to another BT audio source and back fixed it, but it did...
Date published: 2020-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Scott was amazing! I came to the shop looking for an amp that would connect to our original deck with bluetooth speakers. Scott was great he talked me through my options. Mainly a bluetooth deck. We had an amazing Christmas day listening to our old records. Thanks. I have spoken to a few friends saying, we had so much fun I want to send this guy a thank you card. Now I have done it. Thanks Scott. We had a brilliant Christmas day x
Date published: 2019-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant sounds Purchased the product along with a UBL Blue tooth Speaker,what an experience in sound I've ever heard.
Date published: 2019-12-09
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Pro-Ject Essential III BT (Black) is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 14.
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Please call your local store Members of our team are happily working from home to provide advice, info on stock and other help. They can also process sales and arrange delivery direct from our warehouse. Buy by phone Call our national Telesales team on
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6 Year Guarantee included
for VIPs

Our VIP club is completely FREE for ALL customers and comprises a fantastic set of privileges.

Sign up instantly in-store or here.
You can also read all about the benefits of our 6 Year Guarantees here.

Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

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. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call our Telesales team for details.

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.