Koetsu Black Moving Coil Cartridge

Koetsu Black Moving Coil Cartridge

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Koetsu are an established manufacturer of premium phono cartridges, renowned for their meticulous craftsmanship and unrivalled attention to detail; as well as the resulting audio excellence. Based in Japan and named in honour of Japanese artist Honami Koetsu, they have been hand building high end cartridges for over thirty years and by using only the highest purity materials and most delicate construction methods, have honed their craft to result in an outstanding product every time.

An entry level MC cartridge from the legendary Japanese brand created by Sugano in the 1970's. With superb build quality and premium materials used throughout, the Koetsu Black sounds like no other cartridge, such is it's life-like 'you are there' reproduction.

This cartridge gives the overall tonal balance and natural harmonics that the brand is known for throughout the world, at a more affordable price to it's relatives up the model line. The sound quality of all Koetsus is pure and sweet with a distinctive freedom from grain. Reality in sound reproduction is what this cartridge is all about, so music lovers will appreciate it to the full.



Type Moving Coil
Body Anodized Aluminum
Wiring Copper Coil
Magnet Samarium Cobalt
Cantilever Boron
Output 0.4mV
Net Weight 10.8g
Recommended Tracking Force 1.8 - 2.0g
Recommended Load 80 - 1000Ω

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Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00
Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99
Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99
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Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A
Saturday by 12 Delivery £35 N/A N/A


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