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Shure M8D

Standard 1/2" Mount Stereo Cartridge

Shure M8D


The Model M8D Stereo Dynetic Phono Cartridge has been developed for use in all high fidelity applications.

It has been designed to connect into magnetic and constant velocity inputs.

The Model M8D utilises the same moving magnet principle employed in both the studio, professional and custom Dynetic phono cartridges and offers the same important features such as high needle compliance, low needle talk, low tracking forces and wise range frequency response.


Frequency response: 30 to 15,000Hz

Channel separation: more than 20dB

Output: 5mV

Load impedance: 47k ohms (stereo), 22k ohms (mono)

Tracking force: 5 to 8g

Inductance: 420 mH

DC resistance: 330 ohms

Stylus: 0.018mm diamond

Replacement stylus: N8D

Weight: 9.0g


instruction/owners manual  English

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