Moving Coil Phono Cartridge
Unlike CDs, playback of analogue records in high quality requires dedication and an understanding of the various aspects of the process, making the enjoyment of music with this medium a special and truly rewarding experience.
The C-27 Phono Equalizer Amplifier from Accuphase has garnered high praise in the audiophile world. We are now taking the next logical step in releasing the AC-5 MC Cartridge.
Moving Coil cartridges from Accuphase have a long and distinguished tradition and history, beginning with the AC-1 in 1979, and followed by the AC-2 and AC-3.
The AC-5 picks up this tradition, while incorporating a new design and the finest materials available. It was honed to perfection through extended listening tests and is designed to ensure the ultimate in analogue record reproduction.
Type: moving coil
Output voltage: 0.24mV
Impedance: 4.5 ohms
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz
Channels separation: 30dB
Channel balance: 0.5dB
Magnet: samarium cobalt type 30
Cantilever 0.3mm diameter solid amorphous boron
Tracking force: 2g (1.7 to 2.5g)
Stylus: 3 x 60um micro-ridge stylus
Recommended load impedance: 100 ohms or higher (amplifier), 10 ohms or higher (step-up amplifier)
Cartridge weight: 11.5g
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Accuphase Phono Cartridges
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