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Thorens TAS 1600 MC Cartridge for TD 1600/1601

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The newly developed Thorens "TAS 1600" cartridge is a Japanese-made low output MC that was specially developed for the THORENS TD 1600 and TD 1601. With an output voltage of 0.4 millivolts at 5.5 cm / s, it delivers sufficient levels to harmonize with common phono preamplifiers.

With an internal resistance of 12 ohms, it feels in good hands at a terminating resistor of> 100 ohms. At the end of a massive boron cantilever sits a fine diamond with a line-contact cut, which elicits every musical fineness of the record groove.

Specifications Model TAS 1600 Mounting 1/2” centers / Threaded inserts Frequency Response 20 - 50,000 Hz Body Aluminium Channel Separation 28 dB (1 kHz) Output Channel Balance 0.5 dB (1 kHz) Output Voltage 0.4 mV (1 kHz, 5 cm/sec) Vertical Tracking Angle 20 degrees Tracking force, recommended 1.8 to 2.2 g (standard 2.0 g) Stylus Shape Special Line Contact Stylus Size 1.5 x 0.28 mil Stylus Construction Nude rectangular shank Cantilever 0.28 mm Ø nude boron Coil Impedance 12 Ohms (1 kHz) Coil Inductance 25 μH (1 kHz) DC Resistance 12 Ohms Static Compliance 22 x 10 – 6 cm / dyne Dynamic Compliance 18 x 10 – 6 cm / dyne (100 Hz) Terminal Pins Brass Wire Used for Coil PCOCC (Copper by Ohno Continuous Casting process) Recommended Load Impedance min 100 Ohms Cartridge Weight 8.2 g EAN Code 4260623590562