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The new 17DX Karat Diamond is the first cartridge built using 'dispersion' theory. Its Micro-Ridge stylus and very short (1.7mm) solid diamond cantilever give a huge reduction in 'frequency dispersion', unmatched dynamics and a high-frequency extension all the way up to 100kHz. As in the past, the frequency response of the Karat 17DX at 20 to 20,000 Hz is perfectly flat. This means that tracing performance has a highly accurate and smooth sound on the high-frequency range.
KARAT 17DX is developed while paying attention to main body material. As a result of trying to listen to tests of some prototype by using another material, we decide to use a machined brass. It makes the excellent frequency characteristics of the KARAT series further leap forward, the high-frequency range is improved without harshness. Furthermore, by changing the conventional neodymium magnet to a samarium-cobalt magnet with low magnetic resistance, we can realize a clear sound field reproduction with a fast sound rise and high resolution.
The Dynavector Karat 17D3 is the first cartridge manufactured using the ‘dispersion’ theory. The Micro-Ridge stylus is very short (1.7mm) solid diamond cantilever and gives a large reduction in ‘frequency dispersion’ that allows for unmatched dynamics and an extension of all the way to 100kHz. The precision designed magnet circuit design increases the output to 0.3mV for a superb imaging, warm mid-ranges and breath-taking treble frequencies – very welcome on records that demand a large frequency range to be reproduced.
Type Low output moving coil cartridge with
flux damper and softened magnetism
Output Voltage 0.3mV (at 1KHz, 5cm/sec.) Channel Separation 25 dB (at 1KHz) Channel Balance 1.0 dB (at 1KHz) Frequency Response 20 - 20,000Hz (± 1dB), 20 - 100,000Hz Compliance 15 x 10-6 cm/dyn Tracking Force 1.8 - 2.2grams DC resistance R=38 ohms Recommended load
100 ohms Cantilever 1.7mm length, 0.25dia solid diamond Stylus Micro-Ridge Weight 5.3 grams
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