Benz Micro Gold MC Cartridge 0.4mV output (Free US Ground S&H)

Benz Micro Gold MC Cartridge 0.4mV output

SKU: BENZMCGOLD

  • $425.00

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BENZ MICRO GOLD MC PHONO CARTRIDGE

The Benz Micro Gold Moving Coil phono cartridge is a real smooth performer, delivering much of the natural tonal balance and high accuracy of its more expensive brethens. It offers a friendly 0.4mV output and performs with excellence when used with MC capable phono pre amps. Near musical nirvana comes built into the Benz Micro Gold MC cartridge. Like a number of its brethens, the Benz Micro Gold MC cartridge is a Stereophile Recommended Component.

Re-tip Exchange Allowance is offered. Please email us for the re-tip exchange value of your cartridge - working or not.

Re-tip Exchange Instructions: Should you purchase this cartridge with a re-tip exchange, please note when you check out your total will show the normal sale price and NOT the re-tip exchange price. When we process your order, you will be charged ONLY the re-tip exchange price. After you receive your new Benz-Micro cartridge, please carefully pack and ship your old Benz Micro Gold MC cartridge to us (see our website for address).

Benz Micro Gold MC Phono Cartridge Specifications
- Type: Moving coil stereo cartridge
- Cantilever: Aluminum alloy tube
- Stylus type: Elliptical diamond
- Stylus tip radius: 0.3 x 0.7 mil
- Vertical tracking angle: 23°
- Output voltage @ 3.54cm/sec: 0.4mV
- Internal impedance: 120 ohms
- Frequency response: 20Hz-25kHz
- Channel balance @ 1kHz: >1.2 dB
- Channel separation @ 1kHz: >30 dB
- Dynamic compliance: 15 µm/mN
- Recommended loading: >200 - 47k ohms
- Tracking force range: 1.8-2.2 g
- Tracking force recommended: 2 g (20 mN)
- Recommended tonearm mass: Medium to high
- Optimum working temperature: 23° C
- Break-in period: 30 hours
- Warranty: 2 years manufacturing defect


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