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Stereo Phono Cartridge



The AKG P8 is a deluxe state-of-the-art low mass phono cartridge, with excellent frequency response, tracking ability and the lowest possible tracking force.

It should be matched with only the finest tonearms having very low friction in the pivot bearings below 15mg in any direction.

Available as the P8ES with nude mounted elliptical stylus assembly model XHS, or the P8E with X8E stylus.


Stylus: elliptical 0.0002x x0.0007

Effective mass: 0.45g (P8E), 0.42g (P8ES)

Frequency response: 10 to 23,000Hz (P8E), 10 to 28,000Hz (P8ES)

Output voltage: 4mV (P8E), 3.75mV (P8ES)

Tracking force: 0.75 to 1.25g

Channel separation: 35dB

Optimum load: 47K ohms

Mounting: standard 1/2"

Weight: 5.86g

Connection: 4 terminals


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