Sumiko Oyster Cartridge

Sumiko Oyster Cartridge

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Key info

The bonded spherical stylus and rugged generator assembly of the Oyster makes it perfect for those seeking a cost-effective moving magnet cartridge that can be used in a wide range of applications.

All specifications

Physical characteristics
Weight 5.3g
Dimensions (HxWxD) 18 x 18.2 x 30.50mm
Specifications
Frequency response 30Hz – 20kHz
Stylus type Spherical
Stylus tip radius 0.7mm
Tracking force range 1.5g – 2.5g
Tracking angle 25°
Channel balance 1dB @ 1kHz
Channel separation 25dB @ 1kHz
Recommended tracking force 2.3g
Internal impedance, DC resistance 1,130Ω
Recommended load resistance 47kΩ
Recommended load capacitance 100pF – 200pF

The bonded spherical stylus, alloy cantilever and rugged generator assembly of the Oyster makes it perfect for those seeking a cost-effective moving magnet cartridge that can be used in a wide range of applications.

Designed to elevate the performance of nearly any entry-level turntable it adorns, the Oyster is the most affordable SUMIKO cartridge, but still embodies the company’s core philosophy of truly engaging hi-fi sound regardless of the cost.

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