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Sumiko Songbird Moving Coil Phono Cartridge

$1,499.00 inc. GST

  • High Output Moving Coil (MC)
  • 0.3 x 0.7 Micron Elliptical Diamond tip (non replaceable)
  • 2.5mV Output
  • Made in Japan


The Songbird comes in at a much needed price point perfect for launching the part-time audiophile into some serious listening. As its name suggests, this open-architecture moving coil cartridge excels at providing colorful and rich vocals, and highlights the powerful low and mid-end of funk and rock. The long 7-micron stylus face will handle different cutting angles well, and this cartridge is also great at providing some excitement to otherwise anemic classical system setups.


Cartridge Type: Moving Coil (MC)
Stylus: 0.3 x 0.7 micron Elliptical
Cantilever Material: coated aluminum pipe
Wire Material: pure copper
Load Impedance: 47kΩ (MM input)
Frequency Response: 12Hz – 40kHz
Output Voltage: 2.5mV
Channel Separation: 30dB @ 1kHz
Compliance: 12×10-6 cm/dyn @ 100Hz
Vertical tracking angle: 20°
Tracking Force: 1.8g – 2.2g
Recommended Force: 2.0g
Cartridge Weight: 8.5g

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