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Sony XL-55 Pro

Moving-Coil Phono Cartridge

Sony XL-55 Pro


Features include:

Generating system-by unique coreless armature coil wound like a figure-8 assures exceptionally low level of distortion.

Not using magnetic core in the armature permits realization of superb sonic clarity.

Cantilever which is composed of beryllium, carbon-fiber and aluminium eliminates resonance interference, resulting in remarkable reduction of high frequency losses and excellent damping characteristics.

Cartridge is encased in a magnesium die-cast shell which serves to greatly suppress any resonance interference.


Type: moving-coil

Output voltage: 0.2 mV

Frequency response: 10 to 50,000 Hz

Channel separation: more than 30 dB

Channel balance: less than 1 dB

DC resistance: 40 ohms

Impedance: 40 ohms

Load impedance: more than 40 ohms

Compliance: 15x10-6 cm/dyne

Tracking force: 1.5 -2.5 g (recommended value 2.0 g)

Type of stylus: elliptical (0.3 x 0.8 mil) nude diamond

Weight: 22g (including the shell)


instruction/owners manual  English - hiisku

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