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Empire 500ID

Dynamic Interface Series Stereo Phono Cartridge

Empire 500ID


The 500ID has a 0.2 x 0.7 mil bi-radial stylus mounted on a tapered aluminium alloy cantilever designed to track at 3/4 to 1 1/2g.


Frequency response: 20Hz to 23kHz

Tracking force: 0.75 to 1.5g

Stylus shape: 0.2 x 0.7ml bi-radial

Cantilever: boron vapored, inertially damped, tapered aluminium alloy

Effective tip mass: 0.5mg

Channel balance: within 1.0dB

Output: 4.0mV

Magnets: 2 samarium cobalt, 1 indox V

Weight: 5.3g

Stylus replacement: S500ID (purple)


instruction/owners manual  English

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