Audio-Technica VM520EB Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge

AUDIO TECHNICA

  • $179.95

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The VM520EB is part of the 500 Series in Audio-Technica’s new VM cartridge line – a line that harks back to A-T’s early days as a manufacturer primarily of high-end phono cartridges, while also incorporating today’s advanced technology. Like all VM cartridges, the VM520EB is equipped with dual magnets that are positioned to match the left and right channels in the stereo record groove for outstanding channel separation and extended frequency response. The cartridge’s 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical bonded stylus tracks the record groove with high accuracy for outstanding audio reproduction. Includes mounting hardware. 

    • VM dual magnet cartridge with 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical stylus
    • Aluminum cantilever
    • Paratoroidal coils improve generating efficiency
    • Center shield plate between the left and right channels reduces crosstalk
  • Durable low-resonance polymer housing
Frequency Response 20-23,000 Hz
Channel Separation 27 dB (1 kHz)
Vertical Tracking Force 1.8-2.2 g (2.0 g standard)
Stylus Construction Bonded round shank
Recommended Load Impedance 47,000 ohms
Output 4.5 mV (at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec)
Channel Balance 1.5 dB (1 kHz)
Stylus Shape 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical
Cantilever Aluminum pipe
Mount Half-inch
Replacement Stylus VMN20EB




Coil Impedance: 2,700 ohms (1 kHz) 
DC Resistance: 800 ohms 
Load Capacitance: 100-200 pF 
Coil Inductance: 460 mH (1 kHz) 
Static Compliance: 35 x 10-6 cm/dyne 
Dynamic Compliance: 8 x 10-6 cm/dyne (100 Hz) 
Vertical Tracking Angle:23° Dimensions: 17.3 mm (0.7") H x 17.0 mm (0.7") W x 28.2 mm (1.1") D 
Weight: 6.4 g (0.2 oz) 
Accessories Included: Four cartridge installation screws (5 mm x 2, 10 mm x 2), two washers, two hexagon nuts 


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