The weight and size fit to the most common turntables on the market today. The MM Series provides excellent compatibility when used in an assortment of playback systems and with a wide variety of phono preamps.
The MM-3 is graced with a Shibata diamond. Its slim, highly polished profile allows an exceedingly wide contact area to the groove walls and ensures notably detailed reproduction throughout the spectrum, including even the most high frequency groove information. The cartridge body used for the MM-3 is manufactured from Lexan DMX Piano Black, a revolutionary material which ensures high rigidity while eliminating unwanted resonances. The MM-3 uses a special upgraded engine, featuring split pole pins with a silver plated copper wire.
Output Voltage at 1k Hz, 5cm / sec: 5 mV
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral : 22 μm / mN
Stylus Type : Nude Shibata
Recommended Tracking Force : 1 - 5 grams ( 15 mN )
Frequency Range at -3 dB : 20 - 31k Hz
Recommended Load Resistance : 47k Ohm
Recommended Load Capacitance : 150 - 300 pF
Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force : 80 μm