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Sumiko - AMETHYST High-Output MM cartridge




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UPC: 844682008257
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Hi Output Cartridges

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Easily our most ambitious moving magnet cartridge to date, the Amethyst features a nude Line-Contact stylus and an upgraded generator assembly providing ultra-low noise, hair-raising dynamics, and superior tracking. This unique setup benefits from the same physically-generated electromotive forces fundamental to MM designs which accurately recreate the original sound of any recording. The Amethyst is an easy choice when looking for the most performance possible along with the versatility to pair well with nearly any phono stage on the market.

Technical Specifications

  • Cartridge Type:     Moving Magnet
  • Stylus:     nude Line-Contact
  • Cantilever material:     0.5mm aluminum
  • Wire material:     copper
  • Internal Impedance:     700Ω
  • Load Impedance:     47kΩ
  • Frequency Response:     12Hz - 35kHz
  • Output Voltage:     2.5mV @ 1kHz
  • Channel Separation:     30dB @ 1kHz
  • Channel Balance:     0.5dB @ 1kHz
  • Compliance:     12x10-6 cm/dyn @ 100Hz
  • Recommended load capacitance:     100pF - 200pF
  • Vertical Tracking Angle:     20°
  • Tracking Force:     1.8g - 2.2g
  • Recommended Force:     2.0g
  • Cartridge Weight:     6.5g
  • Replacement Stylus Unit:     RS Amethyst

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