Sumiko Pearwood MC Cartridge

$4,499.00

Classic Reference Ultra Low-Mass Ogura Jewel Co. P9 MC Cartridge

 

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Celebration II is the culmination of decades worth of Sumiko fine-tuning their designs and their perpetual desire to illuminate the most fulfilling aspects of analog playback. With its harmonic richness, pin-drop articulation, and excellent frequency separation, Celebration II was designed for audiophiles seeking the finest reproduction at a more sensible cost.The latest refinements result in improved high-frequency extension along with deeper bass and an extremely decisive mid-range.

Features include an alnico magnet assembly, long-grain boron cantilever, ultra low-mass Ogura Jewel Co. P9 Stylus (Vital design), milled Teflon billet back plate & tapered gold-plated brass pins for easier installation. A machined aluminum cradle houses the entire generator mechanism.

We’ve selected the hand-crafted Pearwood housing for the resonant properties it brings to the table. Enclosing Sumiko’s ultra-revealing generator, it dials back any potentially fatiguing attributes and lends irresistible warmth & smoothness to the sonic display. Dynamic swings are not only handed with ease, but with inviting richness & resolution. Portraying a multi-layered soundstage that’s brimming with low-level detail, Celebration II conveys a cohesive, alluring sonic image in which you can immerse yourself for hours.

Hand-Crafted in Japan

From Oyster to Reference, each Sumiko phono cartridge is crafted by hand in Yokohama, Japan — near the waters where Sumiko’s namesake Oysters dwell. We’ve selected by ear the finest materials that combine to deliver performance that has enlightened generations of listeners. Each design is thoroughly auditioned until perfected. Production is then executed by world-class cartridge makers with a collective eye for precision & quality. The result is a full horizon of cartridges eager to introduce themselves to your analog system — we firmly believe there’s a perfect cartridge for you here.

Specifications…

  • Mass & Dimension: 7.0g, 18 x 16.5 x 30.8mm (WxHxD)
  • Stylus: Ultra Low-Mass Ogura Jewel Co. P9
  • Cantilever: ⌀0.28mm Boron Shaft
  • Coils: High-Purity Copper
  • InternalImpedance: 35Ω
  • Load Impedance: 100 – 1kΩ
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz – 50kHz
  • Output Voltage: 0.5mV
  • Channel Separation: 30dB @ 1kHz
  • Channel Balance: 0.5dB @ 1kHz
  • Compliance: 12×10-6cm/dyn @ 100Hz
  • Capacitance: 100pF – 200pF
  • Vertical Tracking Angle: 20°
  • Tracking Force Range: 1.9g – 2.2g
  • Recommended Tracking Force: 2.0g
  • Replacement Stylus Unit: Re-Tip Exchange (See Dealer)

You can find further details, and other Sumiko Cartridge information, in the brochure here

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