Sumiko Black Pearl MM Cartridge

Sumiko Black Pearl MM Cartridge

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Key info

The Black Pearl utilises the same proven, reliable cartridge body as the internationally renowned Pearl, mounting the same spherical stylus as the Oyster onto an improved cantilever.

All specifications

Physical characteristics
Weight 6.0g
Dimensions (HxWxD) 20.26 x 11.6 x 27.23 mm
Specifications
Frequency response 18Hz – 27kHz
Stylus tip radius 0.7 mm
Tracking force range 1.5g – 2.0g
Tracking angle 25°
Channel balance 0.5dB @ 1kHz
Channel separation 28dB @ 1kHz
Recommended tracking force 2.0g
Internal impedance, DC resistance 1,130Ω
Recommended load capacitance 100pF – 200pF

This unique combination gives a rich musical output, benefiting from greater channel separation and a wide frequency response that pushes the listening experience to the next level.

Offering a notable step-up over the budget Oyster, but still achieving an affordable price-point, the Black Pearl embodies the company’s core philosophy of high fidelity sound at any cost.

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