High-end elliptical stylus model pre-assembled with a lightweight aluminium headshell (AT-HS10). The nude elliptical stylus helps to reduce the execution mass of the vibration system whilst offering increased frequency reproduction.
Instead of using a single, large magnet, the two magnets are arranged in the shape of a “V”. The two magnets are positioned precisely to match the positions of the left and right channels in the stereo groove walls. Consequently, the VM design ensures outstanding channel separation, extended frequency response and superb tracking.
Para-toroidal generating system
Para-toroidal coils improve generating efficiency and offers superb linearity, since leakage of magnetic flux in this continuous and unitised magnetic circuit is low. Permeability of the cores is also optimised through the use of laminated cores.
Centre shield plate reduces crosstalk
A permalloy centre shield plate enables the effective separation of left and right channels, suppressing electrical crosstalk to below 40dB. This is similar to the actual crosstalk value found in the grooves of the record itself.
VM530EN cartridge is fitted onto a die cast aluminium HS10 Headshell suitable for 4-pin turntable arms.
Elliptical diamond stylus follows the groove modulation with greater precision compared to a conical stylus, offering improved frequency and phase responses whilst reducing distortion.
|Cartridge & Stylus|
|Frequency Response||20 – 25,000Hz|
|Channel Separation||27dB (1kHz)|
|Vertical Tracking Angle||23˚|
|Vertical Tracking Force||1.8 to 2.2g (2.0g standard)|
|Stylus Construction||Nude Round Shank|
|Recommended Load Impedance||47,000Ω|
|Coil Impedance||2,700Ω (1kHz)|
|Output Voltage||4.0mV (1kHz, 5cm/sec.)|
|Output Channel Balance||1.5dB (1kHz)|
|Stylus Shape||Elliptical Nude|
|Static Compliance||35 x 10-6 cm/dyne|
|Dynamic Compliance||8 x 10-6 cm/dyne (100Hz)|
|Dimensions||17.3 (H) x 17.0 (W) x 28.2 (L) mm|
|Accessories Included||Cartridge installation screws 5mm ×2 and 10mm ×2, Washer ×2, Hexagon nut ×2|
|Recommended Load Capacitance||100 – 200pF|
|Stylus Size||0.3 x 0.7 mil|
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