Shelter 501 III Moving Coil Cartridge
Owners of this wonderful cartridge have said the Shelter 501 II easily fills the sonic shoes of cartridges costing two or three times as much. It's said that this is the exact cartridge that was available in the US as the Crown Jewel, but selling for over $2600! The 501 II blends its musical presentation with a warm, extremely musical mid-range, deep, authoritative bass and a smooth as silk top end. Instruments shine and are easily placed, showing plenty of soul. Voices are heard with a wonderful 'you are there' feeling. With a 0.4mV output and great trackability, the 501 II will absolutely knock your socks off!
Moving Coil (MC) Stereo Phono Cartridge
Output Voltage: 0.4mV at 1kHz 5cm/sec.
Channel Balance: within 1.0dB at 1kHz
Stylus Tip: 0.3x0.7mil Elliptical Nude Diamond
DC Resistance: 12 ohm
Tracking Force Range: 1.4 to 2.0g
Recommended Load Impedance: When using a Step-up transformer load at 20 ohms, Head amplifier or High gain EQ-amplifier load at 100 ohms.
Channel Separation at 1 kHz: >25dB