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Empire 400TC

Dynamic Interface Series Stereo Phono Cartridge

Empire 400TC


The 400TC is fitted with Samarium Cobalt magnets and a Boron vapored, tapered aluminium cantilever. The bi-radial stylus has a recommended tracking force of 1 1/4g.


Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz

Tracking force: 0.75 to 2g

Stylus shape: 0.2 x 0.7ml bi-radial

Cantilever: tapered aluminium alloy

Effective tip mass: 0.6mg

Channel balance: within 1.0dB

Output: 3.8mV

Magnets: 2 samarium cobalt, 1 indox V

Weight: 5.3g

Stylus replacement: S400TC (red)


instruction/owners manual  English

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