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Pro-Ject Commemorates Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with Limited Edition Turntables

Special edition turntable collaboration between Pro-Ject Audio Systems and The Beatles offers fans the opportunity to enjoy this iconic record in style.

Pro-Ject Essential III - The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Turntable

Pro-Ject USA has released two special, limited edition commemorative turntables – the Essential III – Sgt. Pepper’s Drum and the 2Xperience SB – Sgt. Pepper in celebration of The Beatles’ eighth studio album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, released on May 26th, 1967. Today marks the 54th anniversary of the iconic album.


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This special edition collaboration between Pro-Ject Audio Systems and The Beatles was inspired by the iconic Beatles album, offering fans the opportunity to showcase their beloved record in a unique, high-performance setting in the 2Xperience SB or Essential III – both upgraded and updated to honor the legendary record. The more expensive 2Xperience SB – Sgt. Pepper Turntable will be harder to find. Only one thousand units will be made, with less than 100 available in the U.S.

Pro-Ject 2Xperience SB - Sgt. Pepper Turntable Top
2Xperience SB – Sgt. Pepper
Pro-Ject Essential III - The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Turntable Top
Essential III – Sgt. Pepper’s Drum

2Xperience SB Features

  • MSRP: $1600
  • Special version of 2Xperience SB
  • Limited run of only 1000 pieces worldwide
  • Electronic speed controller/stabiliser with 33/45 rpm speed change
  • Precision balanced sandwich-platter with vinyl mat
  • Record clamp tightens record to platter
  • Precision machines MDF chassis
  • Audiophile grade 9” EVO carbon tonearm
  • Inverted tonearm bearings (ABEC 7 quality)
  • 2M Silver cartridge with silver-plated coils is pre-mounted
  • Dust cover included
  • Handmade in Europe

Essential III Features

  • MSRP: $500
  • Special version of Essential III
  • Belt drive with synchronous motor and silicone belt
  • Diamond cut aluminium drive pulley
  • Chassis made of resonance absorbing MDF
  • Acryl It E platter upgrade
  • 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
  • Handmade in Europe

Pro-Ject 2Xperience SB – Sgt. Pepper

Pro-Ject 2Xperience SB - Sgt. Pepper Turntable
Pro-Ject 2Xperience SB - Sgt. Pepper Tonearm
Pro-Ject 2Xperience SB - Sgt. Pepper Turntable Cartridge
Pro-Ject 2Xperience SB - Sgt. Pepper Turntable Belt
Pro-Ject 2Xperience SB – Sgt. Pepper

Review Coming

The 2Xperience SB commemorative turntable is currently under review so look for our coverage in June.

Pro-Ject Essential III – Sgt. Pepper’s Drum

Pro-Ject Essential III - The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Turntable
Pro-Ject Essential III - The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Turntable Cartridge
Pro-Ject Essential III - The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Turntable Lid Open
Pro-Ject Essential III - The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Turntable Tonearm
Pro-Ject Essential III SB – Sgt. Pepper

Price & Availability

Both turntables are available now through authorized dealers and on Amazon.

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