Goldring 1042 Moving Magnet Cartridge

The 1042 is a record cartridge for the audiophile who demands the ultimate sonic performance from their system, together with the convenience of a user replaceable stylus.


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The extended groove contact of its Gyger-S diamond gives the 1042 unsurpassed resolution of the fine groove modulations, producing an exceptionally detailed, smooth and musical sound.

Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz +/- 3dB
Channel Balance: within 2dB @ 1kHz
Channel Separation: better than 25dB @ 1kHz
Sensitivity: 6.5mV +/-1.5dB, 1kHz @ 5 cm/sec
Static Compliance: 20 mm/N
Dynamic Compliance @ 10 Hz: 10 mm/N
Equivalent tip mass: 0.45 mg
Vertical Tracking Angle: 24 °
Stylus Radius: Gyger S
Stylus Type: Replaceable
Load Resistance: 47 kΩ
Load Capacitance: 150-200pF
Internal Inductance: 570 mH
Internal Resistance: 660 Ω
Cartridge Mass: 6.3 g
Cartridge Mass (inc. fixings): 7.6 g
Fixing Centre: 0.5″ (12.7 mm)
Playing Weight: 1.5 – 2.0 g (1.7 g nom.)


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