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Grado - Black3 Phono Cartridge

Grado - Black3 Phono Cartridge




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Standard half-inch Mount

The Black1 and Green1 models use a three-piece OTL cantilever technology, standard oxygen-free wire in the coils and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted in a brass bushing. The Green1 model is selected from the Black1 production run and meet higher test specifications. Approximately 15 percent of the production run will meet these standards and become Green1 models.


Technical Specifications:

  • Frequency Response:     10-50 Hz
  • Principal:     MI (Moving Iron)
  • Channel Separation at 1KHz:     30
  • Input Load:     47Kohms
  • Output at 1KHz 5CM/sec.:     5mV
  • Recommended Tracking Force:     1.5 grams
  • Stylus Type:     Elliptical
  • Inductance:     45mH
  • Resistance:     475
  • Compliance CUs:     20
  • Stylus Replacement:     U=user
  • Cartridge Weight:     5.5 grams

Customer Reviews (4.50 Stars) 2 person(s) rated this product.

Big bang for the buck

posted on 07/06/2008
5 Stars
I added this to my Numark TTUSB turntable. Compared to the stock unit, this blows it away. High-end fuzz went away and the sound is so much fuller.

For the price, an excellent choice.

posted on 12/27/2005
4 Stars
Reviewer: Brad M.
For the amount of money I spent on this cartridge, I noticed a full low-end, decent transient peaks, and in particular a creamy smooth mid-range playback. A great budget item- thanks Grado!

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