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Sumiko Black Pearl

Moving-Magnet Phono Cartridge

Sumiko Black Pearl


Features include an alloy cantilever and bonded spherical stylus


Cartridge type: moving magnet

Frequency response: 18-27,000Hz

Output voltage: 3.5mV

Channel separation: 28dB

Channel balance: 0.5dB

Compliance: 15

Stylus shape: 0.5 mil spherical

Load impedance: 47,000 Ohms

Tracking force: 1.5-2.0g

Recommended force: 2.0g

Weight: 6.0g


This cartridge has got to be the best performer in its price class.


instruction/owners manual  English

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