Sumiko Pearwood Celebration II MC (Moving-Coil) Phono Cartridge

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Lightly used and well cared for Pearwood cartridge from Sumiko.  

We inspected the stylus under our dedicated shop microscope and it's evident it saw little use.

The suspension is straight and true, and the cartridge sounds fabulous in our test rig.

More Details from Sumiko:
The Pearwood Celebration II cartridge is part of the Sumiko Reference Series,
Made in Japan.

SUMIKO’s many years of experience fine-tuning sound and our continuing desire to reveal the most vibrant and exciting colors of analog led to the development of the Celebration II. With its harmonic richness, pin-drop articulation, and excellent frequency separation, the Celebration II is for music lovers seeking the musical experience of the finest phono cartridges at a more sensible cost.

Improvements to the original Pearwood Celebration include a brand new handcrafted Pearwood cartridge body, refined long-grain boron cantilever, and most notably a new ultra low-mass Ogura Jewel Co. P9 Stylus (Vital Design). In addition, a new machined-billet Teflon back plate features custom hollow and tapered brass mounting pins for ease of installation. These refinements result in a cartridge that offers more extended high frequencies along with bass extension and an extremely articulate mid-band range. The Pearwood Celebration II embodies all the virtues that over 25 years of experience in designing and distributing the finest in analog products.


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Cartridge Type:
Moving Coil

Suspension:
synthetic rubber

Frequency Response:
10Hz - 40kHz (+/- 1.5dB)

Output Voltage/Channel:
0.5mV (3.54cm/s @ 1kHz)

Channel Separation:
30dB @ 1kHz

Channel Balance:
0.5dB @ 1kHz

Optimum Tracking Force:
2.0g

Tracking Force Range:
1.9g - ­ 2.2g

Dynamic Compliance:
12x10-6 cm/dyn

Internal Impedance:
30Ω

Capacitance Range:
100pF ­ - 300pF

Cantilever:
long-grain boron

Stylus Size/Shape:
ultra low-mass Ogura Jewel Co. P9

Output Terminals:
unique gold-plated tapered brass pins

Load Impedance:
100Ω - 1kΩ

Cartridge Weight:
7.0g

Mounting System Standard:
standard 0.5” hole spacing (M2.5 threaded)

Item

Included

Original Box

No but Equivalent

Manual

No

Remote

Not Applicable

Cables

Not Applicable

Physical Condition

9

Working Condition

10

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