The concept mc combines high-quality moving coil technology with a minimalist design.
Here, audiophile explorers discover what the optimisation of magnetic circuits can deliver: this cartridge releases crystal clear sounds and represents nothing less than a revolution in its class.
Equipped with a boron cantilever, the concept mc has channel matching to within half a decibel, 11 ohms internal impedance and is fitted with a Micro Line stylus – features normally unheard of in this price range. All of which adds up to make this high quality cartridge a bargain for the cost-conscious high-end fan.
0.4 mV at 5 cm/s
Aluminium-Magnesium alloy with ceramic surface layer
|Frequency response||20Hz – 40kHz|
|Output voltage (at 5 cm/sec)||0.4mV|
|Channel separation||> 28dB|
|Channel balance||< 0.5dB|
|Recommended tracking force||2.2g (± 0.2g)|
|Cantilever / stylus shape||Boron / Micro Line|
|Coil material||OFC - copper|
|Cartridge body||Aluminium-magnesium alloy with ceramic surface layer|
|Manufacturer’s warranty*||2 years*|
The concept mc may not have the refinement of Clearaudio's luxury models, but it's a great cartridge not withstanding, and so can be regarded as excellent value.