Grado Prestige Gold2 Phono Cartridge

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Grado Prestige Gold2 Phono Cartridge

Grado Prestige Gold2 Phono Cartridge

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Grado Prestige Gold2 Phono Cartridge

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  • Description


     

    MY TAKE:

    If you prefer a warm, rich and relaxed tonal presentation from your vinyl, Grado cartridges are sure to satisfy. Fans of these cartridges find them particularly appealing in the midrange, while other listeners may prefer brands which offer more extension at the frequency extremes. - Galen Carol

     

    For over 50 years, Grado has been manufacturing some of the World’s great phono cartridges. One of the oldest family owned companies in the audio industry, Grado have been the leaders in design engineering for the high-end audio and recording industries.

    Holder of 48 patents, company founder, Joseph Grado is credited as the inventor of the stereo moving coil phono cartridge. He is responsible for more innovations in phono cartridge design than any other person in our lifetime and was inducted into the Audio Hall of Fame in 1982.

    Time honored manufacturing know how and painstaking attention to design detail result in previously unattained levels of pitch control, harmonic accuracy and bass quality to be achieved. All Grado headphones and cartridges are handmade to Grado's full performance specifications... nothing leaves the factory unless it sounds pure Grado.

     

    Prestige Gold1 -

    The top of the Prestige Series, the Grado Gold2 uses a four piece Optomized Transmission Line (OTL) cantilever technology, ultra-high purity long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen free copper wire in the coils and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing. The Gold model is hand selected, with only 5% of the production meeting the strict requirements to earn the Gold2 designation.


    REVIEWS:

    "While the Prestige Gold cannot provide quite the same ultra-refined, take-you-to-the-mountaintop listening experiences that big buck moving coils can, it takes you a long way up the path toward analog excellence, and for a pennies-on-the-dollar price."
    - Chris Martens / The Absolute Sound

    "It's a definite Best Buy!" - Hi Fi Choice / Alan Sircom
     

    SPECIFICATIONS:

     

    • Frequency Response: 10Hz - 60kHz
    • Design Principal: Moving Iron
    • Channel Separation at 1KHz: 35dB
    • Input Load: 47K
    • Output at 1KHz 5CM/sec.: 5mV
    • Recommended Tracking Force: 1.5g
    • Stylus Type: Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing
    • Inductance: 45mH
    • Resistance: 475
    • Compliance CUs: 20
    • Stylus Replacement: Factory recommended
    • Weight: 5.5

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Grado Prestige Gold2 Phono Cartridge

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Description


 

MY TAKE:

If you prefer a warm, rich and relaxed tonal presentation from your vinyl, Grado cartridges are sure to satisfy. Fans of these cartridges find them particularly appealing in the midrange, while other listeners may prefer brands which offer more extension at the frequency extremes. - Galen Carol

 

For over 50 years, Grado has been manufacturing some of the World’s great phono cartridges. One of the oldest family owned companies in the audio industry, Grado have been the leaders in design engineering for the high-end audio and recording industries.

Holder of 48 patents, company founder, Joseph Grado is credited as the inventor of the stereo moving coil phono cartridge. He is responsible for more innovations in phono cartridge design than any other person in our lifetime and was inducted into the Audio Hall of Fame in 1982.

Time honored manufacturing know how and painstaking attention to design detail result in previously unattained levels of pitch control, harmonic accuracy and bass quality to be achieved. All Grado headphones and cartridges are handmade to Grado's full performance specifications... nothing leaves the factory unless it sounds pure Grado.

 

Prestige Gold1 -

The top of the Prestige Series, the Grado Gold2 uses a four piece Optomized Transmission Line (OTL) cantilever technology, ultra-high purity long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen free copper wire in the coils and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing. The Gold model is hand selected, with only 5% of the production meeting the strict requirements to earn the Gold2 designation.


REVIEWS:

"While the Prestige Gold cannot provide quite the same ultra-refined, take-you-to-the-mountaintop listening experiences that big buck moving coils can, it takes you a long way up the path toward analog excellence, and for a pennies-on-the-dollar price."
- Chris Martens / The Absolute Sound

"It's a definite Best Buy!" - Hi Fi Choice / Alan Sircom
 

SPECIFICATIONS:

 

  • Frequency Response: 10Hz - 60kHz
  • Design Principal: Moving Iron
  • Channel Separation at 1KHz: 35dB
  • Input Load: 47K
  • Output at 1KHz 5CM/sec.: 5mV
  • Recommended Tracking Force: 1.5g
  • Stylus Type: Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing
  • Inductance: 45mH
  • Resistance: 475
  • Compliance CUs: 20
  • Stylus Replacement: Factory recommended
  • Weight: 5.5