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4-Channel Stereo Cartridge



The 4MD-20X cartridge comes equipped with the revolutionary new Shibata stylus.

It has been especially designed for playback of CD-4 records, as well as conventional 2-channel records.

The stylus gives you the following benefits:

Double the frequency response of ordinary phono cartridges

Improved tracking for better tracking particularly towards the centre of the record

Larger contact area decreases record and stylus wear

Signal to noise ratio is vastly improved due to decreased groove deformation


Application: playback of 4-channel or 2-channel discs

Structure: magnetic

Stylus: Shibata 4DT-20X

Output: 2.0mV

Channel balance: 0.5dB

Frequency response: 20 to 60,000Hz

Stylus pressure: 1.5 to 2.0g

Load: 47 to 100kohms

Accessories: 1 weight, 2 screws, 2 nuts, 4 tips and 1 brush


instruction/owners manual  English

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