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Charisma Audio Reference One MC | Phono Cartridge


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Charisma Reference One MC Phono Cartridge :

The Reference One is housed in an Amboyna burl wood body. Bernard Li, the designer points out that the strongest wood does not always produce the best sound and he’s chosen this body material for it’s specific density and bending strength (modulus of rupture), aided by his panel of trusted audiophiles. Cantilever material is given the same scrutiny, choosing ruby as it is hard enough to maintain rigidity and light enough to have a quick transient response. In this case, minimizing the diameter to a mere .29mm. The specially formulated rubber suspension will not harden with age or humidity changes, assuring long life. Lastly, the cross-wound coils use single crystal ultra high purity copper, and have an output of .4mv, making them compatible with MC phono stages having 60dB or more of gain. Please for rebuild or re-tipping contact us for the price. Thank You.
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Specifications Charisma Audio Reference One :

•Cartridge Weight: 7.1 g •Cartridge Body: amboyna burl wood •Cantilever: ruby •Stylus: super fine line contact nude diamond •Vertical Tracking Angle: 20 degrees •Coil: pure iron crossed-coil with ultra high purity single crystal copper •Output Voltage: 0.42 mV at 3.54 cm/sec. •Internal Impedance: 14 ohms •Frequency Response: 20 – 25,000 Hz ± 1 dB •Channel Balance: better than 0.5 dB •Channel Separation: better than 30 dB •Dynamic Compliance: 10 um/mN •Recommended Loading: 100 – 1,000 ohms •Recommended Tracking Force: 2.0 g ± 0.1 g •Tracking Ability at 315 Hz / 2 g: 80 uM •Recommended Tonearm Mass: medium •Break-in Period: 50 hours