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Otello $479

Otello Technical specifications
Stylus Elliptical Titanium Bonded , 0.20mm Round
Radius of curvature 6 x 17 µm
Cantilever Aluminum Alloy
Recommended Tracking force: 12mN / 1.2 gm (high)
14mN / 1.4 gm (medium)
Effective tip mass 0.50 mg
Compliance 28 µm/mN (high)
22 µm/mN (medium)
Frequency response 20-20,000 Hz +/- 2.5 dB
Channel Separation
(stereo only) 1000 Hz >24 dB
50-15,000 >20 dB
Channel difference <1.8 dB (Stereo)
<1.0 dB (Mono)
Output @5 cm/sec. >2.12 mV
Retipping Cost $250
Cartridge weight 6.8 grams
Load: Resistance >/= 47 kohms

Capacitance: 100 - 200 pF

(400-600 pf available by special order)


Carmen $799

Stylus Nude Elliptical, 0.120mm SQ
Radius of curvature 6 x 17 µm
Cantilever Aluminum Alloy
Recommended Tracking force: 12mN / 1.2 gm (high)
14mN / 1.4 gm (medium)
Effective tip mass 0.35 mg
Compliance 28 µm/mN (high)
22 µm/mN (medium)
Frequency response 20-20,000 Hz ± 2.5 dB
Channel Separation
(stereo only) 1000 Hz >26 dB
50-15,000 >20 dB
Channel difference <1.6 dB (Stereo)
<1.0 dB (Mono)
Output @ 5 cm/sec. >2.12 mV
Retipping Cost $250
Cartridge weight 6.8 grams
Load: Resistance >/= 47 kohms

Capacitance: 100 - 200 pF

(400-600 pf available by special order)

Zephyr MK III $1199

Cartridge Type
Fixed Coil
Stylus Type
Contact Line
Output

High
Available As Dual Coil Mono

Yes
Additional Specifications

Stylus: Ultra Low Mass Nude High Profile Contact Line

Radius of curvature: 6 x 17 μm
Cantilever: New Soundsmith Aluminun Aluminum Alloy
Recommended Tracking force: 1.8 to 2.2 grams
Effective tip mass: 0.28 mg
Compliance: 10μm/mN (low compliance)
Frequency response: 15-45,000 Hz ± 2.0 dB
Channel Separation (stereo only): 1000 Hz >28 dB, 50-15,000 >25 dB
Channel difference: <1.0 dB (Stereo), <0.5 dB (Dual Mono operation- w/optimal VTF setting)
Output voltage: 2.4 mV
Cartridge weight: 10.27 grams
Loading: ≥ 47 kΩ