LP Gear Nagaoka MP-300 SET

LP Gear Nagaoka MP-300 SET

"...an overall balance that is among the most pleasing...regardless of price."1

LP GEAR® High-Definition ½ inch mount headshell
Aerospace alloy for tensile strength and low resonance
SOAR HD5 headshell wires for exceptional sound quality
Aligned length ∼52 mm for use with many tonearms
Alignment adjustable for extra precision and compatibility
Free alignment protractor
16.7g weight with mounted Nagaoka MP300 cartridge


LP Gear Nagaoka MP-300 SET


Product Info

- Nagaoka MP300 cartridge premounted on World Class HD Headshell

"...an overall balance that is among the most pleasing...regardless of price."1

The Nagaoka MP-300 is an advanced technology cartridge that offers detail resolution, finer images on a wider, deeper, better-defined soundstage, and an overall balance that is among the most pleasing regardless of price. It offers sophistication, refinement and high-definition at all audible frequencies thus making it one of our favorite phono cartridges. It's nimble on the grooves, vivid, frames a wide, deep and defined soundstage and is easy on the ears so you keep on wanting to listen more.

All this wonderful musical excellence is cocooned for years of listening pleasure.

Nagaoka MP-300 Phono Cartridge Specifications
- Type: Moving magnet
- Cantilever: High-strength boron
- Stylus type: Superfine polished elliptical bonded diamond
- Weight: 8 g
- Output voltage @ 1kHz,5cm/sec: 3mV
- Frequency response: 20Hz-25kHz
- Channel balance @ 1kHz: > 1dB
- Channel separation @ 1kHz: > 25dB
- Recommended loading: 47k ohms
- Dynamic compliance: 7.2 x 10-6 cm/dyne
- Static compliance: 20 x 10-6 cm/dyne
- Tracking force range: 1.3 - 1.8 g
- Break-in period: 30 hours
- Stylus replacement: Nagaoka JN-P300

Footnote 1: Michael Fremer, "Nine Cartridges Reviewed, Compared and File Identities Revealed!", Analog Planet, August 22, 2013.

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