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Grado Prestige Series Gold1 Phono Cartridge

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Grado Prestige Series Gold1 Turntable Phono Cartridge

Brand:|Model: Gold1|Part # 232-320

If you love your turntable, you need a Grado Gold1. Hand-selected from Silver1s to meet an exacting standard. Only 5% of the Silver1s have what it takes to become a Gold1.
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  • Hand-made in the U.S.A. with 100% quality control
  • Four-piece OTL cantilever technology
  • Only around 5% of the Silver1s meet the criteria to become a Gold1
  • Replaceable stylus

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Grado Prestige Series Gold1 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 60 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.

Gold1 phono cartridges are hand-selected Silver1s that meet such a high standard that only about 5% of the Silver1s make the grade. Grado's redesigned Gold1 phono cartridges have had their coil design reconfigured, and the effective moving mass of their generating system has been reduced by 17%. The Gold1 uses a four-piece OTL (optimized transmission line) cantilever technology, ultra-high purity, long crystal wire in the coils, and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted in a brass bushing.

Each Grado Gold1 phono cartridge is hand-made in Brooklyn, New York and tested for frequency response, channel balance, phase linearity, inductance, and resistance. All Gold1 cartridges feature user-replaceable stylii.

• Frequency response: 10-60,000 Hz
• Operating principle: Moving iron
• Channel separation: 35 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 Gold1 Turntable Phono Cartridge
  • BrandGrado Labs
  • ModelGold1
  • Part Number232-320
  • UPC182092000134
  • 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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