Grado Timbre Sonata3 Phono Cartridge

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Grado Timbre Sonata3 Phono Cartridge

The Sonata3 does everything the Platinum3 can do - but does it better thanks to an intricate process while being crafted

Grado modified its four-piece OTL cantilever technology to achieve a 10% tip mass reduction over the Prestige Series. The Sonata3 uses ultra-high purity long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen-free copper wire in the coils, and a Grado-designed elliptical diamond.

Each Sonata3 is hand-built by Grado's team in Brooklyn, as it has been for decades. 


Body: Australian jarrah 
Cantilever: Aluminum, ellipitical diamond
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: 9 g
Tracking force: 1.6-1.9 g