Soundsmith Irox Ultimate "Unbreakable" Phono Cartridge with Nude Elliptical Stylus

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Irox Ultimate

Made in  the USA. Rebuild Price? ~  $360 ~ Less Than 20% of MSRP, as always ! - The Irox Ultimate features a 2 year warranty to the original owner.

Our ultra-high performance "Unbreakable" cartridge - for those who demand excellent analog reproduction but desire a cartridge that will withstand rough handling without failure. Excellent for Libraries, Schools, Institutional use, those with unsteady hand control, or turntables that will be used by children. Soundsmith advanced engineering brings you yet another first - uncompromising performance from a nearly indestructible cartridge.

Warranty

Workmanship on this product is warranted for 2 full years

Specifications

Cartridge Type

Special Order

Output

High

Output Voltage

>2.12 mV

Available As Dual Coil Mono

Yes

Additional Specifications

Type:

• Fixed Coil / Moving Iron

Mount:

• Standard ½”

Stylus:

• Elliptical Nude, 0.12 mm square

Radius of Curvature:

• 6 x 17 µm

Cantilever:

• Aluminum Alloy

Recommended Tracking Force:

• 2.0 - 2.5 g

Effective Tip Mass:

• 0.55 mg

Compliance:

• 10 µm/mN

Frequency Response:

• 20 - 20,000 Hz ± 2.5 dB

Channel Separation @ 1000 Hz:

• > 26 dB

Channel Separation @ 50 - 15,000 Hz:

• > 20 dB

Channel Difference:

• < 1.6 dB

Output Voltage @ 5cm/sec:

• > 2.12 mV (HIGH)

DC Resistance (DCR):

• 680Ω

Coil Inductance per channel:

• 190 mH

Suggested Preamp Gain:

• 38 - 44 dB

Cartridge Weight:

• 10.25 g

Recommended Load Resistance:

• ≥ 47kΩ

Recommended Load Capacitance:

• n/a