Audio Technica VM530EN Cartridge

£160.00

VM530EN

Dual Moving Magnet Stereo Cartridge

High-end elliptical stylus model equipped with a light-weight nude elliptical stylus to reduce the execution mass of the vibration system. This enables fuller frequency reproduction.

      • Aluminium cantilever
      • Para-toroidal coils improve generating efficiency
      • Centre shield plate between the left and right channels reduces crosstalk
      • Durable low resonance polymer housing

Audio-Technica’s internationally-patented Dual Magnet design replicates the structure of the cutter head.

Instead of using a single, large magnet, the two magnets are arranged in the shape of a "V". The two magnets are positioned precisely to match the positions of the left and right channels in the stereo groove walls. Consequently, the VM design ensures outstanding channel separation, extended frequency response and superb tracking.

Para-toroidal generating system

Para-toroidal coils improve generating efficiency and offers superb linearity, since leakage of magnetic flux in this continuous and unitised magnetic circuit is low. Permeability of the cores is also optimised through the use of laminated cores.

Centre shield plate reduces crosstalk

A permalloy centre shield plate enables the effective separation of left and right channels, suppressing electrical crosstalk to below 40dB. This is similar to the actual crosstalk value found in the grooves of the record itself.

500 Series

Standard cartridge body fitted with the para-toroidal coils, centre shield plate, and 6N-OFC coil wire which is the same as 700 series.

Elliptical Nude Stylus

Elliptical diamond stylus follows the groove modulation with greater precision compared to a conical stylus, offering improved frequency and phase responses whilst reducing distortion.

Specifications

Cartridge & Stylus
Frequency Response 20 - 25,000Hz
Channel Separation 27dB (1kHz)
Vertical Tracking Angle 23˚
Stylus Construction Nude Round Shank
Recommended Load Impedance 47,000Ω
Coil Impedance 2,700Ω (1kHz)
Output Voltage 4.0mV (1kHz, 5cm/sec.)
Output Channel Balance 1.5dB (1kHz)
Stylus Shape Elliptical Nude
Cantilever Aluminium Pipe
Static Compliance 35 x 10-6 cm/dyne
Dynamic Compliance 8 x 10-6 cm/dyne (100Hz)
Mounting 1/2” centres
Dimensions 17.3 (H) x 17.0 (W) x 28.2 (L) mm
Accessories Included Cartridge installation screws 5mm ×2 and 10mm ×2, Washer ×2, Hexagon nut ×2, Non-magnetic screwdriver ×1, Brush ×1
Recommended Load Capacitance 100 – 200pF
Replacement Stylus VMN30EN
Stylus Size 0.3 x 0.7 mil
Type VM Type
Weight 6.4g

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