The SPU Classic N E provides the same sound reproduction properties as the SPU Classic GM E series
The SPU Classic N E is sold without the integrated headshell unit.
The SPU Classic N E is a Moving Coil (MC) cartridge with an elliptical stylus profile and provides more detailed sound reproduction and expansive imaging.
Listeners who wish to mount the SPU Classic N E on a traditional headshell may do so by using SPU N adaptor. Those with vintage SPU-type headshells can use the Classic N E to recreate an authentic and functional SPU cartridge. NB: Vintage SPU-type headshells are no longer available.
Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. - 0.2 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz - < 1 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz - > 20 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz - > 10 dB
Frequency range at - 3dB - 20-25.000 Hz
Frequency response - 20-20.000 Hz + 3 / - 2 dB
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force *) - 65 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral - 8 µm/mN
Stylus type - Nude elliptical
*) Typical value
Stylus tip radius - r/R 8/18 µm
Tracking force range - 3.0-5.0 g (30-50 mN)
Tracking force, recommended - 4.0 g (40 mN)
Tracking angle - 20°
Internal impedance, DC resistance - 6 Ohm
Recommended load impedance - > 10 Ohm
Coilwire material - High Purity Copper (OFC)
Cartridge colour - Black
Cartridge weight - 13 g