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Denon DL-160

High-Output Moving-Coil Cartridge

Denon DL-160


The Denon DL-160 is a high quality moving coil cartridge designed for use with standard moving magnet inputs on your amplifier.

State of the art technology has been employed in the minute sections such as the traditional cross shape armature, dual construction cantilever and the vibration centre one point support method using suspension wires.

This enables balanced characteristics and excellent sound quality comparable to more expensive cartridges.


Generating method: moving coil

Output voltage: 1.6mV

L/R sensitivity: within 1dB

L/R separation: more than 25dB

Electrical impedance: 160 ohms

Stylus tip: 0.07 x 0.14mm special elliptical solid diamond

Stylus force: 1.6g (+-0.3g)

Frequency range: 20Hz to 50kHz

Weight: 4.8g

Load resistance: more than 47kOhms


instruction/owners manual  English Deutsch Francais

instruction/owners manual (alt scan)  English Deutsch Francais - adlpc

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Denon 160 cartridge

Too bad your instructions do not mention setting the anti-skating
ring. Its markings are not labelled very well.