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Lyra Argo

Low Impedance Low Output Moving-Coil

Lyra Argo


Replaces the Lydian Beta. Completely redesigned from top to bottom, the only thing the Argo i shares with the older Lydian Beta is the stylus guard.


Type: moving coil, low impedance, low output

Frequency range: 10Hz to 50kHz

Channel separation: 30dB or better

Cantilever system: solid boron rod with Lyra line contact stylus

Internal impedance: 4 ohms

Output voltage: 0.45mV

Cartridge weight: 6.4g

Tracking force: 1.7 to 1.8g


There is added warmth from the mid-band on up that the older Lydian Beta just doesn't deliver. Every vinyl disc we throw at the Argo is reproduced faithfully with a timbral accuracy we never expected at this price. From large orchestral works to small chamber pieces, intimate jazz settings to classic rock extravaganzas; all will keep you up late into the night pulling out LP after LP to hear what the Lyra Argo(i) can do!


i instruction/owners manual  English

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