Clearaudio da Vinci V2 phono cartridge

Clearaudio da Vinci V2 phono cartridge

"But what makes it really special is the way it lets music and musicians breathe, placing you closer to the performance. Just like the Goldfinger, it emphasizes what's on the record rather than the record itself - or the system playing it."1

"Although not a easy call to make, my first choice at this price point would be the Clearaudio daVinci V2. It is a superlative all-around performer that will repay you with years of musical pleasure. Highly recommended!"2

"If you've been craving the perfect fusion of dynamics and fine detail, the Clearaudio DaVinci is the cartridge for you."3

Frequency response: 20 - 100,000 Hz, Dynamic range: 90 dB
0.008 mm x 0.040 mm (.0003 x .0016 inch) Micro-HD diamond tip
Cartridge body resonances minimized by special 12 finger design
24-karat pure gold coils for pinnacle fidelity


Clearaudio da Vinci V2 phono cartridge


Product Info


Representing the current state of what is possible, the aluminium body of the da Vinci V2 is characterised by its extra hard, 30-micron thick ceramic coating that delivers extremely efficient resonance suppression. Its interior is so unique that it has been patented: eight magnets that provide massive focused field density guarantee perfect reproduction of audiophile recordings. The 24-carat gold coils of the MC da Vinci V2 are arranged in circular symmetry. This cartridge is an excellent example of combining cutting-edge research with meticulous craftsmanship to deliver new horizons in sound dynamics and harmonic integrity.

Clearaudio da Vinci V2 MC Phono Cartridge Specifications
- Frequency response: 20Hz-100kHz
- Output voltage @ 1kHz,5cm/sec: 0.6mV
- Channel balance @ 1kHz: < 0.5dB
- Channel separation @ 1kHz: > 30dB
- Compliance: 15/15 µ/mN
- Stylus shape: Micro HD
- Stylus radii: .008 x .040 mm (.0003 x .0016 inch)
- Cantilever: Boron
- Coil assembly: Absolutely symmetrical design
- Coil material: Gold 24 karat
- Coil impedance: 50 Ω
- Recommended load resistance: 300 Ω
- Body material: Aluminium with ceramic surface layer for extremely efficient resonance suppression
- Recommended tracking force: 2.8 g
- Weight: 7.0 g


1 Roy Gregory, "Clearaudio Da Vinci V2 Moving-Coil Cartridge", HiFi+, Mar 07, 2014: 5.

2 Dick Olsher, "Clearaudio daVinci V2 MC Phono Cartridge", Enjoy The, April 2013.

3 Jeff Dorgay, "The Clearaudio daVinci MC Cartridge", Tone Audio.

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