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  • Accuphase AC-5 Phono Cartridge
  • Accuphase AC-5 Phono Cartridge
  • Accuphase AC-5 Phono Cartridge

Accuphase AC-5 Phono Cartridge

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Unlike CDs, playback of analog records in high quality requires dedication and an understanding of the various aspects of the process, making the enjoyment of music with this medium a special and truly rewarding experience.


We are now taking the next logical step in releasing the Moving Coil cartridges from Accuphase have a long and distinguished history, beginning with the AC-1 in 1979, and followed by the AC-2 and AC-3. The AC-5 picks up while incorporating a new design and the finest materials available. It was honed to perfection through extended listening tests and is designed to ensure the ultimate in analog record reproduction.

     

      
• Pewter housing with manual mirror finish and rhodium andgold plating minimizes vibrations and induction noise
• Microridgestylus shape closely resembles record cutter to ensure wide-range response
• Solid amorphous boron cantilever with high propagation speed
• Samarium 30 magnet with excellent thermal characteristics
"Real sound" type generating coil using 6N-LCOFC wireX

     

Specifications:

Cartridge Type Moving Coil
Rated Output Voltage 0.24 mV (1kHz, 5 cm/sec)
Impedance 4.5 ohms (1kHz)
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+/-dB)
Channel Separation 30 dB (1 kHz)
Channel Balance 0.5 dB (1kHz)
Trackability 80 μm/2.0 g (300 Hz)
Magnet Samarium Cobalt Type 30
Cantilever 0.3 mm dia. Solid Amorphous Boron
Tracking Force 1.7-2.25g
Tracking Force Recommended 2.0g
Stylus Material Microridge Needle diamond 0.1 mm sq.
Curvature 3 μm x 60 μm
Compliance

Horizontal: 15 x 10^-6 cm/dyne

Vertical: 12 x 10^-6 cm/dyne

Output Terminals

1.25 mm Dia (Gold Plated Brass

Recommended Load Impedance

Amplifier: 100 ohms or higher

Step-up Transformer: 10 ohms or higher

Cartridge Weight

11.5 g

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