Audio-Technica AT33PTG/2 Dual Moving Coil MC Cartridge

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  • $499.99

  • $549.00


The AT33PTG/II dual moving coil cartridge features a Microlinear stylus that, with its small curvature radius, delivers low-distortion, high-range performance, even when playing the inner circumference of a record. The Microlinear stylus, which has an average life span of around 1,000 hours, is mounted on a nude tapered boron cantilever with a double damper for reduced weight and better audio quality. 

The cartridge’s two coils provide excellent channel separation and are affixed within a strong, lightweight mold made of hard resin to greatly reduce unwanted vibration. The cartridge uses a neodymium magnet and a permendur yoke for dramatically enhanced magnetic energy. The PCOCC (Pure Copper by Ohno Continuous Casting) coils ensure pure audio transmission.

  • Moving coil cartridge with Microlinear stylus delivers exquisite, full-range audio reproduction
  • Advanced tapered boron cantilever and reduced coil weight improve the audio quality, particularly in the higher frequencies
  • Neodymium magnet and permendur yoke dramatically enhance the magnetic energy
  • PCOCC (Pure Copper by Ohno Continuous Casting) coil enables pure signal transfer
  • High-separation, wide-response dual moving coil
  • Strong, rigid housing limits unnecessary vibration
  • Precision-cast hard aluminum alloy body enhances rigidity and the signal-to-noise ratio

Frequency Response

15-50,000 Hz

Channel Separation

30 dB (1 kHz)

Vertical Tracking Angle

23°

Vertical Tracking Force

1.8-2.2 g (2.0 g standard)

Recommended Load Impedance

More than 100 ohms (when head amplifier is connected)

Coil Impedance

10 ohms (1 kHz)

DC Resistance

10 ohms

Coil Inductance

22 µH (1 kHz)

Output

0.3 mV (at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec)

Channel Balance

0.5 dB (1 kHz)

Stylus Shape

Microlinear

Stylus Type

Nude square shank

Stylus Curvature Radius

2.2 x 0.12 mil

Cantilever

Gold-plated nude tapered boron

Static Compliance

40 x 10-6 cm/dyne

Dynamic Compliance

10 x 10-6 cm/dyne (100 Hz)

Mount

Half-inch

Weight

6.9 g (0.24 oz)

Dimensions

16.0 mm (0.63") H × 16.6 mm (0.65") W × 26.5 mm (1.04") D

Accessories Included

Non-magnetic screwdriver; 2 washers; 2 nuts; cartridge installation screws (13 mm × 2, 19 mm × 2); plastic protector; brush; PCOCC lead wire set

Note: Moving coil cartridges require receivers or preamps with compatible inputs; their stylus assemblies are not field-replaceable.