AT-VM510CB Audio-Technica Reference Dual Magnet Phono Cartridge with conical stylus (VM510CB)
DUAL MOVING MAGNET STEREO CARTRIDGE WITH CONICAL STYLUS
- Conical Bonded stylus
- VM type dual magnet system
- Para-toroidal coils improve generating efficiency
- Aluminium cantilever
- Centre shield plate between stereo channels
- Durable low resonance polymer housing
AUDIO-TECHNICA’S INTERNATIONALLY-PATENTED DUAL MAGNET DESIGN REPLICATES THE STRUCTURE OF THE CUTTER HEAD.
Instead of using a single, large magnet, the two magnets are arranged in the shape of a "V". The two magnets are positioned precisely to match the positions of the left and right channels in the stereo groove walls. Consequently, the VM design ensures outstanding channel separation, extended frequency response and superb tracking.
Para-toroidal generating system
Para-toroidal coils improve generating efficiency and offers superb linearity, since leakage of magnetic flux in this continuous and unitised magnetic circuit is low. Permeability of the cores is also optimised through the use of laminated cores.
Centre shield plate reduces crosstalk
A permalloy centre shield plate enables the effective separation of left and right channels, suppressing electrical crosstalk to below 40dB. This is similar to the actual crosstalk value found in the grooves of the record itself.
Standard cartridge body fitted with the para-toroidal coils, centre shield plate, and 6N-OFC coil wire which is the same as 700 series.
CONICAL BONDED STYLUS
The benefit of conical styli, even if the cartridge is "lean", is the ball surface of the stylus touches the groove of vinyl records precisely. Due to its stability, it has been used widely at radio stations.
Frequency Response20 - 20,000Hz
Channel Separation25dB (1kHz)
Output Channel Balance1.5dB (1kHz)
Output Voltage5.0mV (1kHz, 5cm/sec.)
Vertical Tracking Angle23˚
Vertical Tracking Force Range1.8 – 2.2g (2.0g standard)
Stylus ShapeConical Bonded
Stylus Size0.6 mil
Bonded Round Shank
Coil Impedance2,700Ω (1kHz)
Static Compliance35 x 10-6 cm/dyne
Dynamic Compliance8 x 10-6 cm/dyne (100Hz)
Recommended Load Impedance47,000Ω
Recommended Load Capacitance100 – 200pF
Weight6.4gDimensions17.3 (H) x 17.0 (W) x 28.2 (L) mm
Cartridge installation screws 5mm ×2 and 10mm ×2, Washer ×2, Hexagon nut ×2
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