The AT120EB moving magnet cartridge features Audio-Technica’s Vector-Aligned Dual Magnet design and exclusive Paratoroidal Signal Generator.
This unique signal generating system is composed of a unified, laminated coil core wound with a single piece of wire. Internal mechanical and electrical connections are eliminated, minimizing magnetic losses and ensuring better signal transfer
- Good deck compatibility - Good with rock - Good detail and tonal balance - Tech Radar
Enjoy great accurate tracking, separation, and performance when listening to your favourite vinyl with this magnet phono cartridge. The cartridge features an elliptical shaped diamond stylus that tracks portions of the groove that spherical styli simply cannot reach, ensuring that high-frequency passages sound clear and crisp. The elliptical shape also wears remarkably evenly, extending the lives of both the record and the stylus itself
This is the cartridge that you should fit to an old record deck before ruining your LP's. It is very highly rated by many audiophile as the best budget cartridge there is.
AT-120E cartridge has gained a loyal following among audiophiles. It is extraordinarily crafted and provides musical enjoyment far beyond its price range. After about 100 hours of break-in, the AT-120E metamorphoses into a skilled artisan. You'll enjoy its cohesion, wide soundstage, tight bass and crystalline highs.
Frequency Response: 15-25,000 Hz
Channel Separation: 29 dB at 1kHz
Channel Balance: 1.0 dB
Tracking Force: 1.0-1.8 grams
Vertical Tracking Angle: 20°
Recommended Load Impedance: 47,000 ohms
Output Voltage: 5.0 (mV at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec)
Stylus Shape: 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical
Stylus Construction: Nude round shank
Replacement Stylus: ATN120