In value terms, the basic DL103 remains king of the heap. The R adds some refinement to one of the best rock'n'roll cartridges - Tecradar Review
In a world of five-figure phono cartridges, a serious audio aficionado might pass on the Denon DL-103R because it’s too inexpensive. Wrong decision.
They’d be missing out on one of the high-end’s best bargains. If you love analog, the DL-103R is a cartridge you should not be without. - Tone Audio
I was listening to a Denon DL-103R cartridge mounted on my turntable. The Denon cartridge is one of high-end audio's best values -- the phono-cartridge equivalent of the Wilson Audio Sabrina speakers: both are products that can cause listeners to wonder if spending more money is really necessary The Audio Beat
The Denon DL-103R phono cartridge has always received many praises from reviewers and music listeners. .
The Denon DL-103R phono cartridge is an updated version of the classic and venerable Denon DL-103. The Denon DL-103R extends the capabilities of its progenitor by using 99.9999% high purity (6N) copper coils wound with precision to the cantilever shaft.
Music lovers will delight in the cohesive detail, air and crystal clarity offered by this outstanding phono cartridge.
The DL-103R is an updated version of the classic DL-103. It provides improved sound by using 6N copper coils wound with precision to the cantilever shaft. Sonic improvements over the DL-103 include heightened detail-extraction, more bass depth, and enhanced clarity across the board.
Headshell , tonearm & turntable Shown are NOT Included
Denon DL-103R Phono Cartridge Specifications
- Type: Moving coil
- Output voltage: 0.25mV
- Frequency response: 20Hz-45kHz
- Output impedance: 14 ohms
- Channel balance @ 1kHz: < 1db
- Channel separation @ 1kHz: 25dB
- Stylus tip: 0.02 mm special round solid diamond
- Compliance: 5 x 10-6 cm/dyne
- Recommended tracking force: 2.5 +/- 0.3g
- Color: Black
- Weight: 8.5 g
- Recommended load resistance: 100 ohms or more