Lyra Delos Retip
1) After placing an order for a Lyra cartridge from the Needle Doctor's online store, a return authorization number will be generated and emailed to you in the following 1-2 business days. 2) Needle Doctor will process your order immediately and ship your new cartridge. 3). Send your cartridge to us: Needle Doctor Contact Info and Address Please write your Return Authorization number on the outside of box. 4). You will be given a two week grace period to send us your old cartridge, after which point we are authorized to bill you the full retail value of the new cartridge.
Designer : Jonathan Carr Builder : Yoshinori Mishima (final build, testing), Akiko Ishiyama (primary build) Type : Medium weight, medium compliance, low-impedance moving coil cartridge Frequency range : 10Hz - 50kHz Channel separation : 30dB or better at 1kHz Cantilever system : Solid boron rod with Namiki microridge line-contact stylu (2.5um x 75um) and one-point suspension, directly mounted to cartridge body Coil : 6N high-purity copper, 8.2ohms internal impedance, 9.5uH inductance Output voltage : 0.6mV@5cm/sec. (CBS test record, other test records may alter results) Compliance : Approx. 12 x 10 cm/dyne at 100Hz Vertical tracking angle : 20 degrees Cartridge body : One-piece machining from solid aluminum billet Recommended tracking force : 1.7g - 1.8g (1.75g preferred) Recommended load directly into MC phono input : 91ohms - 47kohm (determine by listening, or follow detailed guidelines above) Recommended load via step-up transformer : 5 - 15ohm (step-up transformer's output must be connected to 47kohm MM-level RIAA input) Recommended tonearm : High-quality pivoted or linear (tangential) tone arm with rigid bearing(s), adjustable anti-skating force, preferably VTA adjustment Ogura-made cantilever/coil/diamond stylus assembly Boron rod cantilever and original Lyra line-contact stylus Body machined from a single billet of aluminum alloy then hard anodized for superior rigidity Entirely hand-made and "voiced" by Yoshinori Mishima for consistency and performance