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Soundsmith Hyperion MKII

7.599

Want to listen to one of the best phono cartridges in the world? Now continuously on demo.

The truest testament to the quality and performance of any audio component is what others in that industry have to say about it.

The Hyperion MKII is the cartridge of choice for the most esteemed audio equipment manufacturers. Why? Because when they exhibit their gear at HiFi shows, they want their turntable, amplifier or speaker systems to sound the very best that they can! Peter Ledermann‘s radical design utilizes an actual “cactus spine” for the cantilever. The naturally tapered shape, stacked columnar fibers and desiccated resin damping fit the exact parameters of the perfect cantilever: Low mass, extreme rigidity, internal damping, and tremendous strength.

1 in stock (can be backordered)

Cartridge Type

Fixed Coil

Stylus Type

Contact Line O.C. Contact Line

Output

Low

Output Voltage

0.4 mV

Available As Dual Coil Mono

Yes

Additional Specifications

Type: • Fixed Coil / Moving Iron
Mount: • Standard ½”
Stylus: • Contact Line, Nude, 0.10 mm square
Radius of Curvature: • Contact Line or Optimized Contact Line
Cantilever: • Hand formed/treated selected Cactus “Spine”
Recommended Tracking Force: • 1.8 – 2.2 g
Effective Tip Mass: • 0.30 mg
Compliance: • 12 μm/mN vertical, 7 μm/mN horizontal
• 10 μm/mN (LT version)
Frequence Response: • 20 – 20,000 Hz ± 1.0 dB
Channel Separation @ 1000 Hz: • > 36 dB
• > 34 dB (LT version)
• N/A (Mono version)
Channel Separation @ 50 – 15,000 Hz: • > 25 dB
• N/A (Mono version)
Channel Difference: • < 0.5 dB
• < 1.0 dB (Mono version)
Output Voltage @ 5cm/sec: • > 0.40 mV
DC Resistance (DCR): • 10Ω
Coil Inductance per channel: • 2.75 mH
Suggested Preamp Gain: • 58 – 64 dB
Cartridge Weight: • 12.2 g (ES series)
Recommended Load Resistance: • ≥ 470Ω
Recommended Load Capacitance: • n/a

 

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