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  • Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge Mounted on SH-4 Headshell Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge Mounted on SH-4 Headshell Quick View

    $129.00
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    Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge Mounted on SH-4 Headshell

    Ortofon


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    Industry standard entry level audiophile cartridge pre-mounted on SH-4 headshell. Features a moving magnet design. Tipped elliptical diamond stylus and split pole pins with a copper wire fits most turntables.


    About 2M Red Cartridge:

    2M are designed for precise and accurate retrieval of the information in the record groove. Our philosophy is to play the record sound as accurate as possible, without coloring the sound. We have optimized the design for ease of mounting the cartridge, weight and size to fit the most common turntables at the market today.
    The name 2M was selected among several ideas. We wanted a modern name that would be easy to pronounce and to remember, and therefore an alpha numerical name was chosen. 2M means MM, which is the abbreviation for moving magnet.


    Of course the 2M isn't just another pretty face. It has been engineered to the highest standards and is congruent with the unrelenting commitment of Ortofon to provide the most precise and accurate reproduction possible without coloration.


    The 2M series of cartridges feature Ortofon's trademark split pole pins, an invention that enables moving magnet cartridges to have a flat frequency response, as with a moving coil cartridge. Split pole pins were invented by Ortofon, and were originally presented in the 500 series and Super OM series.


    The 2M Red uses an improved engine, which provides an increased output of 5.5mV.


    About SH-4 Headshell:

    The SH-4 headshell has an ergonomic design with a long finger that is easy to pick-up. The big finger grip and shorter construction makes movement and placement of the headshell easy and visible.


    The wire terminals on the rear side are also gold plated for better signal transmission.

    Ortofon Cartridges
    $129.00
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  • Thorens TP 92 Thorens TP 92 Quick View

    $999.00
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    Thorens TP 92


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    The Thorens Precision Tonearm


    The TP 92 is a nine-inch cardanic design that follows the Loefgren geometry. It was developed in parallel with the TD 309 turntable, which allowed our designers to achieve optimal compatibility. The horizontal bearing is a high-precision Japanese ball bearing that uses a specially developed oil. It is located underneath the tonearm tube at the same level as the stylus for enhanced stability. The counterweight, decoupled by two rubber rings, is also exactly level with the stylus.


    The tonearm tube is manufactured from high-quality cold-forged aluminium. A laser vibrometer was used to analyse the tube's resonances, enabling our designers to target specific frequencies.


    The headshell is also made from aluminium and tightly coupled to the tube for increased stability. Overhang can be adjusted either by sliding the headshell into the desired position on the tube or by adjusting the entire tube in the bearing block. The tube can also be rotated on its axis in order to adjust azimuth. The shape of the headshell ensures that the pick-up cartridge's centre of gravity is always directly underneath the tonearm tube, thus preventing torsional vibrations.


    VTA can be easily adjusted by loosening the arm collar lock nut and raising or lowering the entire tonearm. The anti-skating force is provided by two ferrite magnets and can be increased or decreased with the help of an adjustment screw.


    Thorens Turntables
    $999.00
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  • Ortofon 2M Mono Cartridge Ortofon 2M Mono Cartridge Quick View

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    Ortofon 2M Mono Cartridge

    Ortofon


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    The new Ortofon 2M MONO Series - the true MONO from Ortofon!


    The 2M Series of cartridges is designed for precise and accurate retrieval of the information in the record groove. Our philosophy is to play the record sound as accurate as possible, without coloring the sound. The name 2M was selected among several ideas. We wanted a modern name that would be easy to pronounce and to remember, and therefore an alpha numerical name was chosen. 2M means MM, which is the abbreviation for moving magnet.


    The 2M series of cartridges feature Ortofon's trademark split pole pins, an invention that enables moving magnet cartridges to have a flat frequency response, as with a moving coil cartridge. Split pole pins were invented by Ortofon, and were originally presented in the 500 series and Super OM series. We have optimized the design for ease of mounting the cartridge, weight and size to fit the most common turntables at the market today. 2M Series provides excellent compatibility in an assortment of playback systems and with a wide variety of phono preamps.


    2M Mono Plug and Play model


    The new 2M headshell is a practical and elegant solution for our customers who wish direct and easy mounting and replacement on their tonearm. The combination of 2M Headshell and 2M Series cartridge adds unique distinction to the turntable!

    Ortofon Cartridges
    $356.00
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  • 3 Gram Stainless Steel Headshell Weight 3 Gram Stainless Steel Headshell Weight Quick View

    $15.00
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    3 Gram Stainless Steel Headshell Weight

    VPI


    The VPI Headshell Weight, designed for use with VPI JMW tonearms, allows lighter cartridges to be used on heavy tonearms, such as the 10 and longer JMW tonearms.

    VPI Accessories
    $15.00
    3 Gram Stainless Steel Headshell Weight Buy Now
  • Rega EXACT Cartridge Rega EXACT Cartridge Quick View

    $595.00
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    Rega EXACT Cartridge

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    Design


    The Exact shares the same body moulding as the rest of the Rega cartridge range. This is a one piece body and has no energy sapping joints between the stylus mounting and headshell contact face. The headshell face is machined perfectly flat to ensure
    maximum contact between cartridge and headshell.


    Coil Winding


    Rega have designed and developed its own coil winding machine. This allows us to manufacture coils in a completely new and innovative way. This means approximately one third less wire is used than in our other cartridges, making the Exact even more
    efficient than the Elys.


    Cantilever


    The Exact has a highly expensive non removable cantilever, fitted with a "Vital" diamond tip. This tip fits into the record groove more precisely than the usual elliptical type, allowing more information to be gleaned from the records.


    Assembly


    Because of the design and extremely high tolerances of Rega cartridges, our assembly methods owe more to watch making than the assembly line. Every one is hand built, and the highly skilled operatives use little more than tweezers and microscopes. Each
    cartridge is then adjusted and tested twice over a 24 hour period. Such methods are expensive and time consuming but we feel the results are worth it. We hope you do too!

    Rega Cartridges
    $595.00
    Rega EXACT Cartridge Buy Now
  • Pro-Ject Xtension 12 Evolution Turntable 6 OPTIONS AVAILABLE Pro-Ject Xtension 12 Evolution Turntable Quick View

    $4,499.00
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    Pro-Ject Xtension 12 Evolution Turntable


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    Manual turntable with build in Pro-Ject Speed Box SE


    Pro-Ject's Xtension 12 incorporates over 20 years of experience in turntable design and manufacture. The Xtension 12 represents their latest technological efforts to address mass-decoupling and resonance reduction. Beginning with the mass-loaded magnetically floated sub-chassis and the precision balanced sandwich alloy platter (recycled vinyl/alloy), the foundation of this system weighs in at a super-heavy 55lbs. Additionally, Pro-Ject employs magnetic decoupling feet to thwart airborne or mechanical vibration from disturbing playback. This mass and isolation creates an environment of extremely low resonance allowing music to emerge from an ultra-silent black background. An AC motor with a two-step pulley drive with Electronic Speed Control maintains perfect pitch and rhythm resulting in inaudible wow, flutter and noise. There's even a built-in spirit level to assist setting the height-adjustable magnetic footers.


    Further reducing noise and vibration is the isolated Sorbothane mounting board for the 12 carbon-fiber tonearm. The conical arm and unified headshell are fabricated from a single piece of carbon fiber to avoid problems associated with standing wave reflections. Single screw fixing of the armtube allows for easy rotation for adjustment of needle azimuth. Additionally the arm is fully adjustable for VTA. A high-performance 123cm phono interconnect cable is included.


    Optional SuperPack includes Sumiko Blackbird Cartridge at a significantly reduced price.


    Pro-Ject
    $4,499.00
    Xtension 12 Evolution Turntable - 3 Colors Available - SuperPack Option
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  • Clearaudio Universal Tonearm 2 LENGTHS AVAILABLE Clearaudio Universal Tonearm Quick View

    $5,500.00
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    Clearaudio Universal Tonearm


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    The carefully hand-assembled Universal is Clearaudio's finest pivoted tonearm. Its vertical and horizontal ball bearing assembly is precision-machined to ultra-high tolerances. The Universal features a three-piece carbon fiber arm tube, reducing resonances to a vanishing degree and delivering excellent performance with a wide range of phono cartridges. Its aluminum one-piece headshell allows for accurate azimuth adjustment, reduces mass, and increases rigidity. Additionally, fine adjustments for anti-skate and vertical tracking force (VTF) offers accurate alignment of any phono cartridge type.


    The Universal comes with easily interchangeable counterweights, allowing it to work with nearly any cartridge manufactured today. Its internal wiring is Clearaudio's best Six Stream cable, as found on their Statement TT-1 tonearm. This assures superior signal integrity, and is ideal for all high-quality cartridges, including low-output moving coils. The Universal uses the Clearaudio/Linn standard mount, making it compatible with all Clearaudio turntables and an ideal replacement tonearm for other brand turntables. It is available in 9-inch and 12-inch versions.


    Clearaudio Accessories
    $5,500.00
    Tonearm - 9 or 12
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  • Ortofon OM 1S Phono Cartridge Ortofon OM 1S Phono Cartridge Quick View

    $59.00
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    Ortofon OM 1S Phono Cartridge

    Ortofon


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Our Optimum Match (OM) cartridges match most tonearms perfectly. An OM cartridge from Ortofon makes it possible to upgrade the performance of an entire music system very easily by upgrading the stylus. We offer a wide range of replacement styli for OM cartridges.


    With the OM cartridge you instantly hear the improvement: music you've heard many times takes on new dimensions.


    The OM 1S is a magnetic cartridge (MM) with a Spherical shaped stylus that provides balanced and distortion-free playback for general purpose applications.


    If your tonearm has a standard headshell or a cartridge mount, then step up to optimal sound reproduction with OM's. A glance at anyone of these cartridges will reveal Ortofon's answer to perfect tonearm matching. Ingeniously tucked into the top of the mounting bracket is a tiny, removable weight-plate.


    If your tonearm is an standard tonearm, just leave the weight-plate.


    If your tonearm is one of the low mass types, then simply remove the weight. The mass of your OM cartridge is now a mere 2.5g




    Ortofon Cartridges
    $59.00
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  • Ortofon MC Quintet Black S Ortofon MC Quintet Black S Quick View

    $999.00
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    Ortofon MC Quintet Black S

    Ortofon


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    The Quintet Black S is the best example of Quintet's overall excellence


    The Quintet Black S is graced with a Nude Shibata diamond, considered one of the best stylus profiles available, mounted on a high-performance Sapphire cantilever.


    The Shibata's slim, highly polished profile allows an exceedingly wide contact area to the walls of the groove and ensures detailed and pure reproduction thoughout the spectrum, including even the most high frequency groove information.


    Top-mounting of the Quintet cartridges is easy and secure using the screws supplied. The aluminuim frame has threaded mounting holes and is fitted easily with the 5mm or 7mm screws depending on the thickness of the headshell.


    The Quintet series' right angles, straight lines, stylus visibility and ample distance between the record surface and the cartridge's bottom will make it easy to mount and align the cartridge and tonearm correctly. The Quintet Series gives excellent results with most common tonearms.

    Ortofon Cartridges
    $999.00
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