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Audio Technica VM540ML/H Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge

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Audio Technica VM540ML/H Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge

The VM540ML is part of Audio Technica's new 'VM cartridge line' This particular cartridge comes with a VM dual magnet cartridge with the newest MicroLine stylus. This also comes with an aluminium cantilever and paratoroidal coils which greatly improves the efficiency generated. There is a centre shield plate between the left and right channels the help the amount of crosstalk that is produced. The housing of the cartridge is made out of a durable, low-resonance polymer. This will dramatically reduce the amount of signal that the cartridge normally picks up. This cartridge is fitted with the pre-assembled, lightweight aluminium headshell (AT-HS10) for a quicker, easier set-up

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Audio Technica is a quality audio component manufacturer, has designed and developed some of the most critically acclaimed headphones, turntables and cartridges on the market since their establishment in 1962. AT build products under a common design philosophy, to provide the most durable and high performing equipment at the best possible 

Type  VM Type
Mounting   1/2” centres
Frequency Response   20 - 27,000Hz
Channel Separation   28dB (1kHz)
Output Channel Balance   1.0dB (1kHz)
Output Voltage   4.0mV (1kHz, 5cm/sec.)
Vertical Tracking Angle   23˚
Vertical Tracking Force Range  1.8 – 2.2g (2.0g standard)
Stylus Shape  Micro linear
Stylus Size   0.12 x 2.2 mil
Stylus Construction  Nude Square Shank
Cantilever Aluminium Tapered Pipe
Coil Impedance 2,700Ω (1kHz)
Static Compliance  40 x 10-6 cm/dyne
Dynamic Compliance 10 x 10-6 cm/dyne (100Hz)
Recommended Load Impedance 47,000Ω
Recommended Load Capacitance 100 – 200pF
Weight  8.0g
Dimensions  17.3 (H) x 17.0 (W) x 28.2 (L) mm
Replacement Stylus VMN40ML
Accessories Included  Cartridge installation screws 5mm ×2 and 10mm ×2, Washer ×2, Hexagon nut ×2

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