Audio Technica AT12
Dual Magnet Phonograph cartridge
The Audio Technica AT12 moving magnet cartridge was available as the AT12E and AT12XE with elliptical stylus, or the AT12Sa with bonded Shibata stylus.
Generating element: dual moving magnet
Frequency response: 15-25000Hz (E) 15-28000kHz (XE) 15-45000kHz (Sa)
Output: 4.2mV (E,XE) 2.7mV (Sa)
Channel balance: 1.5dB (E,XE) 1.0dB (Sa)
Stylus shape: elliptical (E/XE) shibata (Sa)
Stylus construction: bonded / nude
Cantilever: thin wall
Tracking force: 1-2g (E) 1-1.75g (XE) 0.75-1.75g (Sa)
Cartridge weight: 5.5g
Replacement stylus assembly: ATS12(blue) ATN12XE (caramel) ATN12S (ivory)
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