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Direct-Coupled Moving-Coil Cartridge



The JVC MC-2E uses a direct-coupled configuration in which a micro-coil is attached to the forward point (just behind the stylus) of the cantilever providing the following advantages:

Flat frequency response with reduced phase delay is obtained since the cantilever and the stylus make almost identical movements.

Stable performance is assured since the effect of temperature fluctuations on the cantilever and the damper is negligible thanks to the coil being near the stylus.


Type: direct-coupled, moving coil for 2-channel playback

Stylus: elliptical (0.07 x 0.14mm diamond)

Output: 0.2mV

Channel balance: within 1dB

Frequency response: 10 to 25,000Hz

Stylus pressure: 1.5g

Load: over 30 ohms

Weight: 8.7g


instruction/owners manual  English

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