Sumiko Amethyst Moving Magnet Cartridge

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Sumiko Amethyst Moving Magnet Cartridge

Easily our most ambitious moving magnet cartridge to date, the Amethyst features a nude Line-Contact stylus and an upgraded generator assembly providing ultra-low noise, hairraising dynamics, and superior tracking. This unique setup takes advantage of physically-generated electromotive forces fundamental to MM designs which accurately recreate the original sound of any recording. The Amethyst is an easy choice when looking for the highest performance with the versatility to pair well with nearly any phono stage on the market.


Cartridge Type: Moving Magnet

Frequency Response: 12 Hz - 35 kHz

Output Voltage: 2.5 mV

Load Impedance: 47 kΩ

Channel Separation: 30 dB @ 1 kHz

Channel Balance: < 0.5 dB @ 1 kHz

Stylus Type: Nude Line-Contact

Compliance: 12 x 10-6 cm/dyn

Tracking Force Range: 1.8 g - 2.2 g

Recommended Force: 2.0 g

Cartridge Weight: 6.5 g