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Empire

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Empire
4000 D I

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$275

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
15Hz - 45kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 1.75g
Mass
Channel Separation
24dB
Channel Balance
1.5dB
Load Impedance
100k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
30 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
* 3.54 cm/sec Recommended capacitance load: < 100pF

Empire
4000 D II

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.25g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
30 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
4000 D III

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$475

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 50kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.25g
Mass
Channel Separation
28dB
Channel Balance
1dB
Load Impedance
100k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
30 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
* 3.54 cm/sec Recommended capacitance load: < 100pF.

Empire
4000 D III LAC

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
5Hz - 50kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.25g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
30 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
4000 D III Pro

Empire 4000

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.25 - 1.25g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
30 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
4000 XL I

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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

Empire
4000 XL II

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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

Empire
4000 XL III

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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

Empire
480 LT

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
2.5g
Mass
6g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
P Mount

Empire
500 ID

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
6Hz - 23kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.5g
Mass
5.3g
Channel Separation
30dB
Channel Balance
1dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
S500ID (purple)
Stylus Tip
biradial elliptical 0.2 x 0.7mil
Cantilever
boron vapor internally damped Aluminium
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
5000 phase IV

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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

Empire
580 LT

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.25 - 2.5g
Mass
6g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
P Mount

Empire
600 LAC

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$245

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 28kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 2.0g
Mass
5.3g
Channel Separation
30dB
Channel Balance
1dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
paralinear LAC
Cantilever
boron vapor internally damped Aluminium
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
2 Samarium Cobalt and 1 Indox V Magnets

Empire
66 X

Empire 66

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.75 - 3.0g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
66 E X

Empire 66

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.75 - 3.0g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
66 LE X

Empire 66

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.75 - 2.0g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
66 PE X

Empire 66

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.5g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
66 QE X

Empire 66

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.5 - 1.5g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
800 II

Empire 800

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
1.7 - 2.3g
Mass
5g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
800 ohms
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
800 UFR

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.25g
Mass
5.3g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
biradial
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
808

Empire 808

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 6.0g
Mass
Channel Separation
30dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
S 808/7RD
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
10 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
808 E

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
1.0 - 4.0g
Mass
Channel Separation
30dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
S808E-ERD
Stylus Tip
elliptical 0.4 x 0.9mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
20 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
875 XLT

Empire 875

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 1.5g
Mass
6g
Channel Separation
20dB
Channel Balance
1dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
S777Red
Stylus Tip
Para linear 0.25 x 2.5mil
Cantilever
tapered Aluminium
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes
Recommended capacitance load 150pF

Empire
88

Empire 88

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$15

Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
2.0 - 5.0g
Mass
9g
Channel Separation
20dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
spherical 0.7mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
88 E

Empire 88

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 4.0g
Mass
9g
Channel Separation
20dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
880

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 3.0g
Mass
10g
Channel Separation
30dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
spherical 0.6mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
880 P

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
6Hz - 30kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 3.0g
Mass
10g
Channel Separation
30dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
spherical 0.6mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
888

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.75 - 4.0g
Mass
8g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
888 E

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
10Hz - 30kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 3.0g
Mass
8g
Channel Separation
30dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
S888/ERD
Stylus Tip
biradial 0.4 x 0.9mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
888 TE

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
8Hz - 32kHz
Tracking Force
0.5 - 2.0g
Mass
8g
Channel Separation
30dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
biradial 0.2 x 0.7mil
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
888 VE

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.5 - 1.5g
Mass
8g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
90 MC

Empire 90

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Type
high output moving coil
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
1.5 - 2.5g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
10 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
90 EE X

Empire 90

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
1.5 - 4.0g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
10 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
900 GT

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
1.0 - 2.5g
Mass
5.3g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
elliptical
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
900 II

Empire 900

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.8 - 1.2g
Mass
5g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
800 ohms
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
909 E X

Empire 909

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
1.0 - 4.0g
Mass
7g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
909 X

Empire 909

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
1.0 - 4.0g
Mass
7g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
96

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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
P Mount

Empire
980 LT

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.75 - 1.25g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
30 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
999 E X

Empire 999

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.75 - 2.0g
Mass
7g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
999 PE X

Empire 999

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.75 - 2.0g
Mass
7g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
999 SE X

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
8Hz - 32kHz
Tracking Force
0.5 - 1.5g
Mass
7g
Channel Separation
35dB
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
S999SE/X-ERD
Stylus Tip
elliptical
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
999 TE X

Empire 999

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
1.0 - 1.2g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
999 VE

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.5 - 1.5g
Mass
8g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
999 VE X

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
1.0 - 1.2g
Mass
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
999 X

Empire 999

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
0.75 - 2.0g
Mass
7g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
999 XE X

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
Frequency Response
Tracking Force
Mass
7g
Channel Separation
Channel Balance
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
Stylus Tip
Cantilever
Dynamic Compliance
Static Compliance
Notes

Empire
A11 E

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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

Empire
A22 ME

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
7Hz - 33kHz
Tracking Force
0.75 - 2.0g
Mass
Channel Separation
28dB
Channel Balance
1dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
SA22ME
Stylus Tip
biradial 0.2 x 0.7mil
Cantilever
tapered Aluminium
Dynamic Compliance
23 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes
Recommended Capacitance Load: 300pF

Empire
BC 100

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Type
moving magnet
Output Voltage
mV
Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Force
2.0 - 3.5g
Mass
Channel Separation
25dB
Channel Balance
1dB
Load Impedance
47k ohms
Output Impedance
Stylus
SBC100 Clear
Stylus Tip
conical 0.7mil
Cantilever
titanium bonded
Dynamic Compliance
14 x 10-6cm/Dyne
Static Compliance
Notes

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