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Amethyst

$599.00

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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.

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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