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Soundsmith Aida ES Phono Cartridge

Soundsmith Aida	ES Phono Cartridge
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£1,995.00
(£1,662.50 Exc. VAT)
  

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  • Fixed Coil Phono Cartridge
  • Contact Line Stylus
  • High Output
  • Available As Dual Coil Mono
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Why buy from us?

Soundsmith Aida ES Series Fixed Coil Phono Cartridge
 
The Aida employs a Sapphire laser drilled cantilever and ultra low mass Contact Line solid nude diamond stylus. This configuration resolves the challenges of playing the inner grooves with the same level of confidence as the outer. How did we do this? The unique stylus shape of our CL stylus has a “sharper” playing surface on the faceted diamond, allowing it to ride easily in the groove modulations of even the most difficult passages and high frequency information that other cartridges simply cannot trace. The result - a truly superb cartridge, surpassing top MC designs with air, focus and sound staging no cartridge at this price should be able to achieve.
 
Also available in dual-coil mono. 
 
Shipping typically 2-3 days
  • Cartridge Type: Fixed Coil
  • Stylus Type: Contact Line
  • Output: High
  • Available As Dual Coil Mono
  • Type: Fixed Coil / Moving Iron
  • Mount: Standard ½”
  • Stylus: Selected Contact Line low mass Nude Stylus
  • Radius of Curvature: 6 x 17 µm
  • Cantilever: Laser Drilled Sapphire
  • Recommended Tracking Force: 1.3 - 1.6 g Standard (Medium Compliance), 1.0 - 1.2 g (Special Order High Compliance)
  • Effective Tip Mass: 0.30 mg
  • Compliance: 22 µm/mN (Medium Compliance), 28 µm/mN (High Compliance)
  • Frequence Response: 20 - 20,000 Hz ± 2.5 dB
  • Channel Separation @ 1000 Hz: > 30 dB, N/A (Mono version)
  • Channel Separation @ 50 - 15,000 Hz: > 20 dB, N/A (Mono version)
  • Channel Difference: < 1.0 dB, < 1.0 dB (Mono version)
  • Output Voltage @ 5cm/sec: > 2.12 mV (HIGH)
  • DC Resistance (DCR): 680Ω
  • Coil Inductance per channel: 190 mH
  • Suggested Preamp Gain: 38 - 44 dB
  • Cartridge Weight: 9.20 g (ES series)
  • Recommended Load Resistance: ≥ 47kΩ
  • Recommended Load Capacitance: n/a

UK Delivery

  • FREE delivery via DPD Local By 12pm on orders to value over £300, including one hour delivery window service 'Predict & Follow My Parcel'.
  • Royal Mail Special Delivery By 1pm costs between £5.00 - £10.00 on orders to value under £300, dependent on weight.
  • Saturday or Sunday delivery available upon request for supplemental charge.

EU Delivery

  • £25 delivery charge 'Flat Fee' via DHL Europe by Road service (3-5 days) which provides comprehensive tracking of shipments online.
  • £60 delivery charge 'Flat Fee' via DHL Europe by Air service  (1-2 days) which provides comprehensive tracking of shipments online.

USA & Canada Delivery

  • Services based on your order being shipped to the U.S. and Canada are calculated as follows:
    £100 delivery charge 'Flat Fee' via DHL international 'Day Definite' service per parcel.
    Receiver is responsible for the payment of local Duties and Taxes.

Exceptions

  • Not all products are available for order into Europe, USA & Canada

WARRANTY

  • Full manufacturer's warranty on all new purchases. Standard warranty is typically 2 years with some goods coming with 6 years manufacturer's warranty.
  • Goods purchased in UK and EU are covered by the Consumer Contracts Regulations.

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