Goldring 1042 Moving Magnet Cartridge

Goldring 1042 Moving Magnet Cartridge

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Goldring 1042 Moving Magnet Cartridge

The 1042 from prestigious and highly regarded cartridge manufacturer 'Goldring' is an excellent solution to upgrading an entry-level turntable to drastic results. it offers the ultimate sonic performance, paying special attention to every last microdynamic hidden deep within the grooves of your favourite vinyl recordings. On top of this adept and exemplary performance, the 1042 is also extremely convenient, as the stylus itself is user-replaceable. 

The 1042 features a high-quality Gyger-S diamond stylus, to allow for maximum groove-depth, with an unbeaten level of clarity and resolution. This means a phenomenally detailed, rich and fulfilling musical sound is achieved with every performance.

Who is Goldring?

Goldring are renowned for developing some of the highest quality turntable cartridges on the market today. It's with their prestigious level of engineering experience and attention to detail that they are able to develop these highly regarded vinyl-glorifying products.

Frequency response 20Hz - 20kHz +/-3dB
Channel Balance 2dB at 1kHz
Channel Separation 25dB at 1kHz
Sensitivity 6.5mV±1.5dB, 1kHz @ 5 cm/sec
Static Compliance 24mm/N lat., 16mm/N vert
Tracking Angle 24 degrees
Stylus Radius Gyger S
Stylus Type Replaceable
Load Resistance 47,000 Ohm
Load Capacitance 150-200pF
Internal Inductance 570 mH
Internal Resistance 660 Ohm
Cartridge Weight 6.3g
Fixing Centre 0.5 (12.7mm)
Playing Weight 1.5-2.0g (1.7g nom.)

Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Postage and packing is completely free for orders over £100*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.


Orders are sent via our couriers' DPD on a next-day-delivery service and usually, take between 1 and 3 days. 


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*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however, delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.

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