£69.00 (inc. VAT)
Since SP records have monaural modulation, when combining an SP stylus with a stereo body, such as the AT-VM95SP, it is recommended to use the “MONO ON” function “ of your standard Stereo Phono Preamplifier to minimize record surface noise.
AT-VM95SP, as stereo cartridge for SP mono records, when used with a dedicated archiving phono preamplifierequalizer incorporating various functions to generate a mono signal from Stereo inputs (Mono L+R, Mono L, Mono R, LR Variable Mix) allows professional archivers to minimize noise and distortion by sampling the least damage side of the grooves from an old record.
Every cartridge diamond stylus becomes worn after a period of play.
Around 500 hours for a conical stylus, 300 hours for an Elliptical stylus, 1000 hours for a Microlinear stylus, and 800 hours for a Shibata stylus.
Our VM95 Series dual moving magnet cartridges can be used almost forever by replacing the interchangeable stylus. It is no longer necessary to purchase a complete cartridge when your diamond is worn out, you can simply buy the matching replacement stylus, but also enjoy the experience of upgrading your cartridge with a different stylus.
The six models of VM95 Series cartridges all use the same electromagnetic engine-body, therefore each of the six replacement styli are perfectly compatible.
A conical bonded stylus with a large curvature radius at the tip. The curvature radius is 3 mil, and suitable for playing 78 RPM records from a wide variety of eras.
VM95 Series cartridges features two M2.6 threaded inserts allowing the installation of the cartridge onto tonearm or removable headshell without the use of nuts.Each cartridge is provided with one pair of 8mm M2.6 screws, one pair of 11mm M2.6 screws and two plastic washers.
|Type||VM Stereo Dual Magnet|
|Frequency Response||20 - 20,000 Hz|
|Output Channel Balance||1.5 dB (1 kHz)|
|Output Voltage||2.7 mV (@ 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec)|
|Vertical Tracking Angle||23°|
|Vertical Tracking Force Range||4.5 - 5.5g (standard 5.0g)|
|Stylus Shape||SP 3 mil Conical Bonded|
|Stylus Size||3 mil|
|Stylus Construction||Bonded Round Shank|
|Coil Impedance||3.3 kΩ (1 kHz)|
|Coil Inductance||550 mH (1 kHz)|
|DC Resistance||485 Ω|
|Static Compliance||12 x 10 – 6 cm / dyne|
|Dynamic Compliance||2 x 10 – 6 cm / dyne (100 Hz)|
|Wire Used for Coil||T.P. Copper|
|Recommended Load Impedance||47,000 Ω|
|Recommended Load Capacitance||100-200 pF|
|Dimensions||17.2 x 18.9 x 28.3 ( H x W x D mm)|
|Accessories Included||Two 11 mm installation screws;
Two 8 mm installation screws;
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