STRATOS MC Low Output cartridge

Overview

After many attempts and extensive listening to countless prototypes we now feel we have a cartridge worthy of the Pure Fidelity badge. Weighing in at 8 grams it is suitable for virtually any tonearm in the marketplace, and with an output of .45mV it is easy to drive.

The Stratos is a high-value cartridge that surpasses the sound quality of many more expensive cartidges. It will provide a level of clarity and beauty that will have you listening for hours on end. Its stereo imaging capabilities are truly illuminating. It has a very organic mid range with a natural tonal balance. Even with this rich textured sound it still manages to excel with huge dynamic range and explosive transients. The Stratos is a cartridge for music lovers

Specifications

  • Body: Duralumin *
  • Output Level: .45 mV
  • Diamond: Micro Elliptical
  • Cantilever: Solid Aluminum
  • Magnet: Samarian-Cobalt
  • Winding: Copper
  • Compliance: 12x10-6cm/dyne
  • Impedance: 45 ohm
  • Recommended Loading: 400-500 ohm
  • Weight: 8 grams
  • Frequency range: 20Hz-40,000Hz
  • Channel Separation: 25dB
  • Channel Balance: .5 dB

* Duralumin is an alloy of 95 % Aluminum, 4% Copper and 1% Magnesium