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Sumiko Oyster

Moving-Magnet Phono Cartridge

bonded spherical stylus

Sumiko Oyster


Cartridge type: moving magnet

Frequency response: 30-20,000Hz

Output voltage: 4.0mV

Channel separation: 25dB

Channel balance: 1.0dB

Compliance: 12

Stylus shape: 0.6 mil spherical

Load impedance: 47,000 Ohms

Tracking force: 1.25-2.5g

Recommended force: 2.3g

Weight: 5.3g


The Oyster is fairly refined for a cartridge at this price and represents a decent upgrade over the usual stock items which come on most turntables.


instruction/owners manual  English

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Sumiko Phono Cartridges

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