Sumiko Amethyst Phono 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, hair-raising dynamics, and superior tracking. This unique setup benefits from the same 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 most performance possible along with the versatility to pair well with nearly any phono stage on the market.
Type: Moving magnet Stylus: nude line-contact Cantilever: ⌀0.5mm aluminum Wire: copper Impedance: 700Ω Load: 47kΩ Frequency response: 12Hz - 35kHz Output: 2.5mV @ 1kHz Channel separation: 30dB @ 1kHz Channel balance: 0.5dB @ 1kHz Compliance: 12x10-6 cm/dyn @ 100Hz Recommended capacitance: 100pF - 200pF VTA: 20° VTF: 1.8g - 2.2g Recommended VTF: 2.0g Mass: 6.5g Replacement stylus: RS Amethyst