Lyra Etna MC (Moving-Coil) Cartridge In Box - Low Hours and Perfect
This cartridge has low overall playing hours and was fully checked out in 2015 by Lyra.
This cartridge has a $7000 MSRP
It is in perfect condition, fully tested, and includes everything pictured.
Michael Fremer had this to say in his Stereophile review:
"One of the most neutral- yet enticing-sounding cartridges I've heard, it's also one I can recommend for any system and for any sonic or musical taste. I couldn't find anything about the Etna's performance that was worth criticizing."
Type: Medium weight, medium compliance, low-impedance moving coil cartridge Stylus: Lyra-designed long-footprint variable-radius line-contact nude diamond (3μm×70μm), slot-mounted Cantilever system: Diamond-coated solid boron rod with short one-point wire suspension, directly mounted into cartridge body via high pressure knife-edge system Coils: 2-layer deep, 6 N high-purity copper, chemically-purified high-purity iron cross-shaped former, 4.2 ohm self-impedance, 11μH inductance Output voltage: 0.56 mV@5 cm/sec., zero to peak, 45 degrees Frequency range: 10 Hz~50 kHz Channel separation: 35 dB or better at 1 kHz Compliance: Approx. 12×10 cm/dyne at 100 Hz Vertical tracking angle: 20 degrees Cartridge mounting screws: 2.6 mm 0.45 pitch JIS standard Cartridge weight (without stylus cover): 9.2 g Distance from mounting holes to stylus tip: 9.5 mm Recommended tracking force: 1.65~1.75 g (1.72 g recommended)
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