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Grado Prestige 3 Gold MM Phono Cartridge

 
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Ex VAT: £187.46

RRP: £239.00

£224.95

Top-of-the-range MM phono cartridge designed for a supior sound. The gold cartridges are handpicked from the Prestige 3 Silver product line due to it' higher spec.

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Condition: Brand new in original retail packaging

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Features

Warranty length 1 Year
Brand Grado

Tech Specs

- Frequency Response: 10-60 khz
- Principal: MI
- Channel Separation at 1KHz: 35
- Input Load: 47 kohms
- Output at 1KHz 5CM/sec.: 5mV
- Recommended Tracking Force: 1.5 grams
- Stylus Type: E
- Inductance: 45mH
- Resistance: 475 ohms
- Compliance CUs: 20
- Stylus Replacement: U
- Mounting: S/P
- Weight: 5.5 grams

Product Description

Grado Prestige 3 Gold cartridge is an award-winning cartridge, re-designed to offer even higher resolution, excellent tonal balance and better performance of vocals and instruments than the Grado Prestige Silver 3.

Gold Over Silver

The Prestige Gold 3 cartridges are selected from the Silver 3 production runs, which meet higher test specifications. Around 5% of the run have these specs and become a highly spec’d Gold 3 cartridge.

Prestige Gold 3 Design

The Prestige Gold 3 cartridges have a four-piece OTL cantilever technology, ultra-high purity long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen free copper wire in the coils and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing. This design is developed to achieve a lower distortion, an improved soundstage, greater transparency and provides the ideal transfer of signal from the surface of the LP.

Coil Winding Techniques

Grado’s advanced coil winding techniques allow the electrical circuits to deliver unison between the four coils, which improves the precision of balance between channels and accurate stereo imaging. These are powered by a twin magnet system, which improves the balance between stereo channels.

Hand Assembled

The Gold Prestige 3 cartridges are all hand assembled by Grado’s team in Brooklyn, USA, with some builders having over 25 years of experience.

Customer Reviews

  • Nick

    4 May 2023

    Some have called this warm-sounding, old school, or 'the Grado house sound'. The reality is the frequency response is down a few dB in the upper registers and if you're used to Japanese carts with their sparkling trebles, then you might be left wanting. However, if you prefer something with less 'edge', then this may well be for you.

    The construction of the diamond tip and cantilever is top class and there isn't the faintest hint of inner groove distortion. Surface noise is very low too.
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