Grado Statement Sonata 1 Sonata1 phono cartridge 0.5mV

Grado Statement Sonata 1 Sonata1 phono cartridge 0.5mV

SKU: GRADSTSON

  • $600.00

GRADO STATEMENT SONATA1 PHONO CARTRIDGE 0.5mV

The newly redesigned Statement Sonata1 has had its coil design reconfigured, and the effective moving mass of its generating system has been reduced by 17%. All this is hand-assembled within a machined, new processed, Australian Jarrah wood housing. The Statement Sonata1 model uses a modified four piece OTL cantilever technology achieving a 10% tip mass reduction over the Prestige series and ultra-high purity long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen free copper wire in the coils. The Statement Sonata 1 model uses Grado's specially designed nude elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing.

Grado Statement Sonata1 Cartridge Specifications
- Type: MI
- Output voltage: 0.5mV
- Frequency response: 10Hz-60kHz
- Load impedance: 47k ohms
- Channel separation: 40dB
- Stylus type: Grado specially designed elliptical diamond
- Stylus replacement: Factory replaceable
- Inductance: 2mH
- Resistance: 2
- Mounting: 1/2 inch
- Compliance: 20mm/N
- Recommended tracking force: 1.5 g
- Weight: 6.5g

Reviews

"...the Sonata does a great job in reproducing the bass?Yes, the midrange was excellent. The upper octaves of the Grado Sonata did extend to the limits of my test records and sound very smooth. Very nice indeed!"
Anthony H. Cordesman - Audiophile Voice

"And though the Sonata showed consistent excellence with stereo staging and imaging, one always sensed a truth to the recording, without exaggerated effect."
Wayne Garcia - The Absolute Sound


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Amazing jico vn5mr sas

Could not imaging that I was missing this much of everything with my old stylus. Now more bass, presence, detail, everything!

Right part and prompt delivery

Very good 78 RPM stylus

The LP Gear Cerapreme 78 stylus brings the most out of the CEC/Chuo Denshi type ceramic cartridge for 78 RPM reproduction. If you put this stylus into a real Japanese CEC cartridge in a serious turntable, you end up with a very nice 78 reproducer. If you put it in a little Numark PT01, it makes for a very nice portable player for 78s. At its current price, this stylus is hard to beat.

I can't give a review at this time as the needles were purchased as spares and I have not used any, but they look exactly as the original.

Satisfied

Item received in good condition and performing well.