Nagaoka – MP-500 – Cartridge

$1,280.00 

The Nagaoka MP-500 phono cartridge offers the highest musical and creative expression of the new MP series. It expertly extracts and reproduces with vivid, colorful and dimensional clarity what others miss. Experience the image solidity, detail resolution, and bass extension that made the Nagaoka MP-500 one of Stereophile's Editors' Top Picks For The Industry's Best Produc...

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    The Nagaoka MP-500 phono cartridge offers the highest musical and creative expression of the new MP series. It expertly extracts and reproduces with vivid, colorful and dimensional clarity what others miss. Experience the image solidity, detail resolution, and bass extension that made the Nagaoka MP-500 one of Stereophile's Editors' Top Picks For The Industry's Best Products.2

    The Nagaoka MP-500 features an exclusive super-rigid body for ultra low resonance and superlative fidelity with a superfine polished line contact diamond stylus. Its characteristics include a powerful samarium cobalt magnet, low-mass high-strength boron cantilever, carbon fiber reinforced plastic shoe and anti-ferro magnetic perm alloy shield casing.

    ■ MP series's finest model
    ■ Scraped aluminum frame adopted
    ■ Output voltage: 3 mV (5 cm / SEC)
    ■ Frequency response: 20 Hz to 25 KHz
    ■ Channel separation: 27 dB (1 KHz)
    ■ Channel balance: 1.0 dB or less
    ■ Load resistance: 47 KΩ
    ■ Load capacity: 100 pF
    ■ Cantilever: boron
    ■ Needle tip: line contact · diamond
    ■ Appropriate stylus pressure: 1.3 ~ 1.8 g
    ■ Cartridge weight: 8 g