Grado Timbre Reference3 Phono Cartridge
Achieving fantastic accuracy and control, the Reference3 does everything the Master3 can do - but does it better thanks to specialized intricate processes while being crafted.
Grado modified its five-piece OTL cantilever technology to achieve a 5% tip mass reduction over the Prestige Series. The Reference3 uses ultra-high purity long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen-free copper wire in the coils, and a Grado-designed nude elliptical diamond.
Each Reference3 is hand-built by Grado's team in Brooklyn, as it has been for decades.
Body: Australian jarrah
Cantilever: Machined boron, diamond tip
Output (high, low): 4 mV, 1 mV
Inductance (high, low): 55 mH, 6 mH
Resistance (high, low): 660 ohm, 70 ohm
Input load: 10k-47k ohm
Weight: 10 g
Tracking force: 1.6-1.9 g