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Two Channel Moving-Magnet Cartridge



The JVC Z-3ED is a moving-magnet type phono cartridge with headshell.

Employment of a samarium cobalt magnet whose specific gravity is low and whose energy is high has contributed to further reduction of the mass of the oscillator system, as well as stabilising the output.

The oscillator system is pivoted at a single point that's realised by the centre-hold bushing, thereby reducing IM distortion.


Application: 2-channel disc record playback

Type: moving-magnet type

Stylus: elliptical stylus with 0.3 x 0.7mil diamond tip

Output: 4mV

Output balance: 2dB

Frequency response: 10 to 30,000Hz

Tracking force: 1.5 to 2.0g

Load: 47 kohms

Stylus: DT-Z3E

Weight: 15.5g (including headshell)

Dimensions: 25 x 45 x 68mm


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