Koetsu Onyx Platinum MC Phono Cartridge - Factory Rebuild

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Koetsu Onyx Platinum MC Phono Cartridge - Factory Rebuild

Koetsu Onyx Platinum MC Phono Cartridge - Factory Rebuild

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Koetsu Onyx Platinum MC Phono Cartridge - Factory Rebuild

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  • Description

    Just back from a factory rebuild - Great value!

     

    The pinnacle of cartridge design can be found in a Koetsu stone body. The body is machined from a block of high-quality stone. Each block is carefully selected for natural grain and polished to a very fine finish.

    Internally, only the most tightly matched silver sheathed copper coils and cores are used. Rare platinum magnets allow the stone body cartridges to fully create the ethereal sound on which Koetsu has earned its reputation. 


    REVIEWS:

    "Living with the Onyx Platinum for over a year, I am still just as smitten as I was the day it arrived for review. It’s easy to get caught up in the romance of any product, and living with cartridges at this level can be like courting a mate. Sometimes the initial excitement wears off. Not here.

    The Onyx Platinum, now living happily on a Brinkmann Bardo table with RONT power supply continues to deliver the goods. Yet like a bottle of Macallans 60, I don’t serve it to everyone. This is the cartridge I use for serious, personal listening. When the closed sign is on the door and the reviewer hat hangs on the doorknob, the Onyx is my personal choice. And that’s the highest compliment I can give this cartridge. It is pure analog joy. I believe occasional TONE contributor and hifi reviewer extraordinare, Ken Kessler recently arrived at a similar conclusion in HiFi News." - The Cartridge Dude

     

    "The end result is harmonious and cohesive, and the music unfolds in a way that gives you more time to listen – more time to unravel the individual strands that form part of the whole." Hi-Fi+

    “… the Koetsu endured in delivering boatloads of color and texture, yet at the same time I’ve never heard a cartridge with greater, clearer pitch certainty on even the lowest bass notes ... All in all, the Koetsu Onyx Platinum communicated color, texture, touch, and musical nuance to an extent and in a combination that I’d never before heard ...” - Art Dudley Stereophile December 2018

     

    SPECIFICATIONS:

    Onyx Stone Body

    Silverplated Copper Coil Wiring

    Platinum Magnet

    Boron Cantilever

    0.3 mV Output

    12.5 g Net Weight

    Recommended Tracking Force 1.8-2.0g

    Recommended Load 80-1,000 ohms

    $10,995

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Koetsu Onyx Platinum MC Phono Cartridge - Factory Rebuild

$5,995.00 Free Shipping!

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Description

Just back from a factory rebuild - Great value!

 

The pinnacle of cartridge design can be found in a Koetsu stone body. The body is machined from a block of high-quality stone. Each block is carefully selected for natural grain and polished to a very fine finish.

Internally, only the most tightly matched silver sheathed copper coils and cores are used. Rare platinum magnets allow the stone body cartridges to fully create the ethereal sound on which Koetsu has earned its reputation. 


REVIEWS:

"Living with the Onyx Platinum for over a year, I am still just as smitten as I was the day it arrived for review. It’s easy to get caught up in the romance of any product, and living with cartridges at this level can be like courting a mate. Sometimes the initial excitement wears off. Not here.

The Onyx Platinum, now living happily on a Brinkmann Bardo table with RONT power supply continues to deliver the goods. Yet like a bottle of Macallans 60, I don’t serve it to everyone. This is the cartridge I use for serious, personal listening. When the closed sign is on the door and the reviewer hat hangs on the doorknob, the Onyx is my personal choice. And that’s the highest compliment I can give this cartridge. It is pure analog joy. I believe occasional TONE contributor and hifi reviewer extraordinare, Ken Kessler recently arrived at a similar conclusion in HiFi News." - The Cartridge Dude

 

"The end result is harmonious and cohesive, and the music unfolds in a way that gives you more time to listen – more time to unravel the individual strands that form part of the whole." Hi-Fi+

“… the Koetsu endured in delivering boatloads of color and texture, yet at the same time I’ve never heard a cartridge with greater, clearer pitch certainty on even the lowest bass notes ... All in all, the Koetsu Onyx Platinum communicated color, texture, touch, and musical nuance to an extent and in a combination that I’d never before heard ...” - Art Dudley Stereophile December 2018

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

Onyx Stone Body

Silverplated Copper Coil Wiring

Platinum Magnet

Boron Cantilever

0.3 mV Output

12.5 g Net Weight

Recommended Tracking Force 1.8-2.0g

Recommended Load 80-1,000 ohms

$10,995