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Goldring Epic

Stereo Magnetic Cartridge

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Goldring Epic

Description

With the concept of the Epic, Goldring set out to achieve an optimum balance between performance and price.

The result is a new magnetic cartridge of radical design which delivers the performance and quality of models costing substantially more yet bears a price tag that is surprisingly modest.

Such a cartridge must be extremely versatile in its applications. The Epic will deliver its fullest performance with the widest variety of tone-arms. Virtually any good quality medium mass arm (5g - 20g effective mass) will mate perfectly with the Epic due to its unique body profile.

By increasing the proportions of the contact area to maximise the cartridge/headshell interface surface, Goldring achieve rigid coupling with minimal energy loss; and Goldring mould the cartridge body in a tough reinforced polyester resin so that it can be screwed tightly to the headshell without danger of cracking.

Specifications

Type: moving magnet

Frequency response: 20Hz to 18kHz (mk1), 20Hz to 20kHz (mk2)

Channel balance: 2dB

Channel separation: 20dB

Sensitivity: 5.5mv (mk1), 6mV (mk2)

Equivalent tip mass: 0.7mg (mk1), 0.6mg (mk2)

Tracking angle: 26 degrees

Stylus radius: 0.0007 x 0.0003 inches elliptical

Load resistance: 47K ohms

Load capacitance: 150 to 400pF

Cartridge weight: 6.5g (mk1), 7g (mk2)

Tracking weight: 1.5-2.5g (mk1), 1.25-2.25g (mk2)

Catalogues

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Downloads

instruction/owners manual  English

II instruction/owners manual  English Deutsch Francais Italiano - quasar64


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