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Nagaoka MP-500 MM Phono Cartridge

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Warranty length 1 Year
Brand Nagaoka

Tech Specs

Type: Moving permalloy
Cantilever: High-strength boron
Stylus type: Superfine line contact diamond
Weight: 8g
Output voltage: 1kHz, 5cm/sec: 3mV
Frequency response: 20Hz-25kHz
Channel balance: 1kHz: >1dB
Channel separation: 1kHz: > 27dB
Recommended loading: 47k ohms
Dynamic compliance: 8.5 x 10-6cm/dyne
Tracking force range: 1.3 - 1.8g

Product Description

The Nagaoka MP-500 is a top of the line moving magnet cartridge, which delivers the very highest levels of musicality and expression - expertly reproducing vivid, colourful and multi-dimensional clarity that other cartridges cannot. The MP-500 is a truly stunning cartridge that will breathe new life into your record collection, and present them in a way you will never have heard before.

Featuring an exclusive super rigid body, the MP-500 produces superb fidelity and ultra resonance. A superfine line contact diamond stylus offers impeccable tracking and detail recovery, aided by a powerful samarium cobalt magnet. A low-mass high strength boron cantilever also aids the MP-500 with effortless tracking.

Customer Reviews

  • Barbara

    27 Aug 2016

    I was very fortunate in finding an 'open box' Nagaoka MP 500 at a bargain price and it was shipped without delay.
    Excellent all-round service and John was very helpful over the phone.
    I felt I'd actually been served in the store as opposed to the usual clinical online transaction experience.
    I'm sure that when my next attack of 'upgrade-itis' happens , I shall be checking out Audio Affair.Well done !
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