Educe the Passion of the Artists Engraved in Your Records
The Phasemation PP-500 MC Cartridge accurately inherits the lineage of Phasemation's flagship cartridge PP-2000, which achieved popularity after its release at the end of 2015.
While Phasmation reduced the cost, they have ensured the PP-2000's fundamental performances such as the auditory lateralization, spatial reproducibility, medium-higher tone having high freshness, and lower tone resonance.
New Magnetic Circuit Design
The technology of the flagship model PP-2000 is applied the PP-500's magnetic circuit structure. Therefore, just like PP-2000, the PP-500 an excellent magnetic field with high efficiency and uniformity.
Consequently, the output is increased without making the vibration system heavier.
Improved Trackability by Readjusting the Vibration System
In order to aim for optimum sound quality in this class, Phasemation improved the PP-300's vibration system, adopting the base made of duralumin and tuned it exclusively for the PP-500.
Inheriting the High Quality Materials for HiFi Audio
High quality materials for high fidelity sound verified in PP-2000 and other models are inherited and they are well-acknowledged until now for the following parts: cantilever made of pure boron material, magneto coil made of 6N oxygen-free copper wire, pure iron coil bobbin, damper, and so forth.
For the body, the well-acknowledged Diamond Like Carbon (DLC)* coating has been adopted continuously. The unclouded sound quality being well suited for the rigidity and vibration-damping properties have been realized.
*DLC(Diamond Like Carbon)is a generic name of a carbon film to be produced with vapor phase synthesis utilizing ion processing and the high rigidity and high electric insulation similar to a diamond are provided for it.
|Power Generation Method||Moving Coil Type|
|Applicable Stylus Force||1.7 to 2.0g|
|Output Voltage||0.3mV (horizontal direction of 1kHz 50mm/s)|
|Compliance||8.0 µm/mN (8.0x10(-6) cm/dyne)|
|Playing Frequency Range||10Hz to 30kHz|
|Separation||30dB or more (1kHz)|
|Channel Balance||Within 1dB (1kHz)|
|Stylus Chip||Diamond(line contact / curvature 0.03×0.003mm)|
|Cantilever||Pure Boron φ0.26|
|Magnet||Samarium Cobalt Magnet|
|Magnetic Circuit Composition Material||Permendur|
|Base||Machined duralumin (Diamond Like Carbon processing)|
|Body||Machined Duralumin (Diamond Like Carbon processing)|