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ADC
Point 4 E

ADC Point 4 thumbnail ADC Point 4

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1963

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.5g
Mass
Channel Separation
35dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical 5 x 20um
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
30 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
PSX-10

ADC PSX-10 thumbnail ADC PSX-10

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
Mass
5.9g
Channel Separation
23dB
Channel Balance
2.5dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
3800 ohms
Stylus
RPSX-10
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes
P mount w/half–inch adaptor .

ADC
PSX-20

ADC PSX-20 thumbnail ADC PSX-20

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 1.5g
Mass
5.9g
Channel Separation
25dB
Channel Balance
2dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
3800 ohms
Stylus
RPSX-20
Stylus Tip
bonded elliptical
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes
Universal mount (P mount and 1/2 in mount). Cartridge+adaptor mass=7.2gm

ADC
PSX-30

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 23kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 1.5g
Mass
5.9g
Channel Separation
26dB
Channel Balance
1.5dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
3800 ohms
Stylus
RPSX-30
Stylus Tip
nude elliptical 0.3 x 0.7mil
Cantilever
Aluminium tapered tube
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes
Universal mount (P mount and 1/2 in mount). Cartridge + adaptor mass = 7.2gm

ADC
PSX-40

ADC PSX-40 thumbnail ADC PSX-40

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 25kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 1.5g
Mass
5.9g
Channel Separation
28dB
Channel Balance
1.5dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
3800 ohms
Stylus
RPSX-40
Stylus Tip
nude high polish elliptical 0.3/0.7mil
Cantilever
titanium tapered tube
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes
Universal mount (P mount and 1/2 in mount). Cartridge+adaptor mass=7.2gm

ADC
Q-3

ADC Q-3 thumbnail ADC Q-3

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
2.0 - 4.0g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
spherical 0.7mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
Q-30

ADC Q-30 thumbnail ADC Q-30

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$60

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 2.0g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
spherical
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
Q-32

ADC Q-32 thumbnail ADC Q-32

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$85

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 2.0g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
Q-36

ADC Q-36 thumbnail ADC Q-36

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$115

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 22kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.5g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
Q321

ADC Q321 thumbnail ADC Q321

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
QLM 30 II

ADC QLM 30 thumbnail ADC QLM 30

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1975 $75

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 2.0g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
spherical 0.7 mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
QLM 30 III

ADC QLM 30 thumbnail ADC QLM 30

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$59

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 18kHz
Tracking Force
3.0 - 5.0g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
23dB
Channel Balance
2dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
RSQ30
Stylus Tip
spherical 0.7 mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
QLM 32 II

ADC QLM 32 thumbnail ADC QLM 32

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1975 $100

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 2.0g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical 0.3 x 0.7 mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
QLM 32 III

ADC QLM 32 thumbnail ADC QLM 32

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
2.0 - 4.0g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
20dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical 0.4 x 0.7mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
QLM 33 III

ADC QLM 33 thumbnail ADC QLM 33

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 5.0g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
24dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
spherical 0.7mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
QLM 34 III

ADC QLM 34 thumbnail ADC QLM 34

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.5 - 3.0g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
24dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical 0.3 x 0.7mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
QLM 36 II

ADC QLM 36 thumbnail ADC QLM 36

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1975 $135

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 22kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.5g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical 0.3 x 0.7 mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
QLM 36 III

ADC QLM 36 thumbnail ADC QLM 36

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 22kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.5g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical 0.3 x 0.7 mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
QLN 38

ADC QLN 38 thumbnail ADC QLN 38

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
15Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.5 - 2.5g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
24dB
Channel Balance
2dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
360 ohms
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical 0.4 x 0.7 mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
ST XLM III

ADC ST XLM III thumbnail ADC ST XLM III

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$208

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 24kHz
Tracking Force
0.9 - 1.5g
Mass
9g
Channel Separation
28dB
Channel Balance
1.5dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
RXMIII
Stylus Tip
nude elliptical 0.2 x 0.7 mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
Super XLM

ADC Super XLM thumbnail ADC Super XLM

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1972

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 24kHz
Tracking Force
0.6 - 1.25g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
RZL
Stylus Tip
Shibata
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
Quad CD–4 Version of the XLM

ADC
Super XLM II

ADC Super XLM thumbnail ADC Super XLM

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1975

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
15Hz - 50kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.5g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
28dB
Channel Balance
1dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Shibata
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
Quad CD–4 Version of the XLM Mk II

ADC
TRX-1

ADC TRX-1 thumbnail ADC TRX-1

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1983 $175

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 26kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 1.4g
Mass
6.5g
Channel Separation
30dB
Channel Balance
1dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
3k ohms
Stylus
RTRX-1
Stylus Tip
nude PH line contact Vital II
Cantilever
Beryllium tapered tube
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
*Price when introduced. Recommended capacitance load: 275pF

ADC
TRX-2

ADC TRX-2 thumbnail ADC TRX-2

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1983 $250

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 30kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 1.4g
Mass
6.5g
Channel Separation
30dB
Channel Balance
0.5dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
3k ohms
Stylus
RTRX-2
Stylus Tip
nude PH line contact Vital III
Cantilever
sapphire tube
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
*Price when introduced. Recommended capacitance load: 275pF.

ADC
TRX-3

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1983

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 30kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 1.4g
Mass
6.5g
Channel Separation
30dB
Channel Balance
0.5dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
3k ohms
Stylus
RTRX-3
Stylus Tip
nude line contact
Cantilever
titanium tapered tube
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
Recommended capacitance load: 275 pF.

ADC
VLM

ADC VLM thumbnail ADC VLM

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$180

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.5g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
RVL
Stylus Tip
elliptical
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
VLM II

ADC VLM thumbnail ADC VLM

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 2.0g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
26dB
Channel Balance
2dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
625 ohms
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical 0.3 x 0.7mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
VLM III

ADC VLM thumbnail ADC VLM

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.5g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
VLM III improved

ADC VLM thumbnail ADC VLM

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.5g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
XLM

ADC XLM thumbnail ADC XLM

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1972 $50

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 24kHz
Tracking Force
0.6 - 1.25g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
24dB
Channel Balance
2dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
RXL
Stylus Tip
elliptical 0.3 x 0.7mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
*Price when introduced

ADC
XLM III

ADC XLM thumbnail ADC XLM

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 28kHz
Tracking Force
0.9 - 1.75g
Mass
5.75.g
Channel Separation
26dB
Channel Balance
2dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
RSX
Stylus Tip
nude elliptical 0.3 x 0.7mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
Tracking Ability:80um at 315Hz at recommended Tracking Force (1.2gm) Stylus Type: Diamond Elliptical Tracking Angle: 20 degrees 275 pf total capacitance recommended

ADC
XLM II

ADC XLM thumbnail ADC XLM

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1975 $100

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
15Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.5g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
28dB
Channel Balance
1dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
625 ohms
Stylus
Stylus Tip
nude elliptical .3 x 0.7mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes
*Price when introduced

ADC
XLM II improved

ADC XLM thumbnail ADC XLM

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$110

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
15Hz - 24kHz
Tracking Force
0.9 - 1.5g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
26dB
Channel Balance
2dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
820 ohms
Stylus
RXL Improved
Stylus Tip
diamond elliptical 0.3 x 0.7 mil
Cantilever
Aluminium
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes
Inductance 580mH, Recommended capacitance load 275pF. The diasa stylus is an elliptical tip bonded to a sapphire base which is bonded to the cantilever.

ADC
XLM III improved

ADC XLM thumbnail ADC XLM

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 24kHz
Tracking Force
0.9 - 1.5g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
28dB
Channel Balance
1.5dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
RXMIII
Stylus Tip
elliptical 0.2 x 0.7 mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes
Recommended capacitance load: 275pf

ADC
XSM II H

ADC XSM thumbnail ADC XSM

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes
XSM II w/Headshell

ADC
XT I

ADC XT I thumbnail ADC XT I

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$79

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
3.0 - 5.0g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
20dB
Channel Balance
2dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
XT-I
Stylus Tip
spherical 0.7 mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
XT II

ADC XT II thumbnail ADC XT II

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$90

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 21kHz
Tracking Force
3.0 - 5.0g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
20dB
Channel Balance
2dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
XT-II
Stylus Tip
elliptical 0.3 x 0.7 mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

ADC
ZLM

ADC ZLM thumbnail ADC ZLM

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1978 $135

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 26kHz
Tracking Force
0.5 - 1.25g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
25dB
Channel Balance
0.5dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Aliptic semi-Shibata
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes
*Price when introduced

ADC
ZLM improved

ADC ZLM thumbnail ADC ZLM

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$150

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 26kHz
Tracking Force
0.5 - 1.25g
Mass
5.75g
Channel Separation
25dB
Channel Balance
0.5dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Aliptic semi-Shibata
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

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