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Thorens SPU 124 MC Cartridge for TD 124 Table

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The SPU 124 modernizes the classic SPU design with several optimizations designed for optimum compatibility to the new Thorens TD 124 DD.

The SPU 124 features a revised generator system which allows for a maximum output of 0.5 mV, relaxing the requirement for high gain transformer or active preamplification systems.

While still making use of a highly polished Nude Elliptical stylus, the stylus tip mass has been reduced significantly, resulting in reduced VTF and higher tracking ability.

SPECIFICATION

  • Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. - 0.5 mV
  • Channel balance at 1 kHz < 1.5 dB
  • Channel separation at 1 kHz > 23 dB
  • Channel separation at 15 kHz  > 15 dB
  • Frequency response - 20-20.000 Hz ± 2 dB
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force *) > 70 µm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral - 8 µm/mN
  • Stylus type - Nude elliptical
  • Stylus tip radius - r/R 8/18 µm
  • Tracking force range - 2.5-3.5g
  • Tracking force, recommended - 3.0g
  • Tracking angle - 20°

*) typical value

Internal impedance, DC resistance - 2 ohm
Recommended load impedance - 10 - 50 ohm
Cartridge weight - 30 g