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Kiseki Purpleheart

Stereo Moving-Coil Phono Cartridge

Kiseki Purpleheart


In this design of Mr Fokadu some new materials are used, which are till now never used in any other moving-coil phono cartridge.

The basic design is the very same as the Kiseki Blue Goldspot; however the housing has been changed and now has a bottom plate out of aluminium/magnesium alloy with a housing out of a special kind of wood called purpleheart.

Purpleheart is a very hard wood that changes in colour from brown to purple under influence of the daylight.

Beside this, another magnet is used, a so-called SaCo magnet.

The armature is made of a special material which will not be specified; however this material has the highest permeability that is possible now.

The stylus used in this design is a new model just developed by the newest technology.

The way Mr Fokadu builds this Kiseki Purpleheart is exactly the same as he is doing with the Blue Goldspot, so it will be sure that you will get the best out of his knowledge.


Housing: bottom plate out of aluminium/magnesium alloy bonded to purpleheart body

Colour: gold/purple

Cantilever: aluminium with boron overlay

Stylus: 0.14 x 0.60 super elliptical diamond

Stylus polish: super polishing by pieces of hair

Output: around 0.4mV

Channel balance: +-0.25db

Channel separation: +-30db

Frequency response: 20 to 50,000 Hz

Vertical tracking angle: 20 degrees

Dynamic compliance: 6 x 10-6cm/dyne

Static compliance: 17 x 10-6cm/dyne

Impedance: 6 ohms

DC resistance: 6 ohms

Tracking force: 1.6 to 2.2g

Recommended transformer: MCT-1S improved or MCT-2


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