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Grado Prestige Series Black1 Turntable Phono Cartridge

Brand:|Model: Black1
Th meticulous care in design and construction lavished on each Grado Black1 cartridge contributes to an unchallenged consistency of performance and guarantee of reliability.
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Part # 232-300
  • Hand-made in the U.S.A. with 100% quality control
  • A high-end cartridge for under $100!
  • Replaceable stylus

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Grado Prestige Series Black1 Turntable Phono Cartridge

The Prestige series of cartridges are designed for high output and excellent stability under severe use. A considerable tip mass reduction results in a frequency response to 50 kHz and beyond, and tracking forces from 1-2 grams. Grado's Prestige Series cartridges are acclaimed by experts as virtually the finest pickups in the world at their price.

Grado's redesigned Black1 phono cartridges have had their coil design reconfigured, and the effective moving mass of their generating system has been reduced by 17%. The Black1 uses a three-piece OTL (optimized transmission line) cantilever technology, standard oxygen free wire in the coils, and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted in a brass bushing.

Each Grado Black1 phono cartridge is hand-made in Brooklyn, New York and tested for frequency response, channel balance, phase linearity, inductance, and resistance. All Black1 cartridges feature user-replaceable stylii.

• Frequency response: 10-50,000 Hz
• Operating principle: Moving iron
• Channel separation: 30 dB @ 1 kHz
• Input load: 47k ohms
• Output: 5 mV @ 1 kHz (5 cm/sec)
• Recommended tracking force: 1.5 grams
• Stylus type: Elliptical
• Inductance: 45 mH
• Resistance: 475 ohms
• Compliance CUs: 20
• Mounting type: Standard 1/2"
• Weight: 5.5 grams

Note: Grado products cannot be shipped to customers that live outside of the U.S.A.

Grado Prestige Series Black1 Turntable Phono Cartridge
  • BrandGrado Labs
  • ModelBlack1
  • Part Number232-300
  • UPC182092000080
  • Product CategoryTurntable Phono Cartridges
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Weight0.05 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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