LP Gear S55E stylus for Empire OP 5 cartridge

LP Gear S55E stylus for Empire OP 5 cartridge

Special production S55E stylus for Empire OP 5 cartridge
Sound quality and performance beyond current production substitutes
Made by Japanese shokunin creating perfection with each stylus
Highly polished 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical diamond tip
Thin-wall alloy cantilever for firm and sensitive response to grooves
Each stylus undergoes QC and listening test as final inspection
LP GEAR® stylus - Above and beyond copies and generics


LP Gear S55E stylus for Empire OP 5 cartridge

Code: EMPSOP005

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Product Info

- Empire Optimum Performance OP 5 OP5 cartridge

The LP Gear S55E stylus for the Empire OP-5 OP5 Optimum Performance cartridge features a highly polished and precision profiled special elliptical diamond with .0003 x .0007 inch scanning and tracing radii bonded to a thin-wall aluminum alloy tube cantilever. It offers long playing life and superb tracing of record grooves, resulting in very fine granularity, clarity and harmonically exquisite sound quality. The color of the stylus may vary.

Empire OP 5 Cartridge Specifications
- Frequency response: 20Hz — 20,000Hz ± 1.75dB
- Tracking force range: 0.75 — 1.5g
- Recommended tracking force: 1.0 g
- Channel separation @ 20Hz-500Hz: 20 dB
- Channel separation @ 500Hz-15kHz: 28 dB
- Channel separation @ 15k0Hz-20kHz: 20 dB
- Stylus size and shape: 0.2 × 0.7 mil elliptical
- Cantilever: inertially damped aluminum alloy
- Channel balance: within 1dB
- Tracking ability: @ 300Hz 17.9cm/sec; @ 1kHz 38cm/sec
- I.M. Distortion @ 3.54cm/sec: 0.1%
- Verical tracking angle: 20°
- Load resistance/channel: 150pF
- Capacitance/channel: 47kOhms
- Output voltage @ 1000Hz 50 mm/sec: 1.1mV/cm
- Stylus replacement & color: S55E tangerine

Note: Specifications provided for reference only to original product.

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