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AMG Teatro MC Phono Cartridge

Gorgeous Cartridge Sounds As Great As It Looks: AMG Teatro Moving-Coil Phono Cartridge Delivers Reference-Level Resolution, Naturalism, Detail, Warmth, and Musicality

Unique Two-Piece Titanium Body Features Superior Strength-to-Weight Ratio: AMG Teatro MC Phono Cartridge Minimizes Resonances and Mines Meticulous Details From Vinyl LP Grooves

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Advantage, titanium: Hear supremely natural sound and superb clarity with the AMG Teatro MC phono cartridge, whose unique two-piece titanium body yields a superior strength-to-weight ratio that minimizes resonances, reflects unwanted energy, and mines the deepest of details from vinyl LP grooves. Developed in conjunction with several manufacturers, Teatro features an amazingly efficient generator and Boron cantilever built, assembled, and tested in Japan. Its luxurious titanium body is designed and manufactured in the US. When these distinctive parts are assembled to form a whole, they work in conjunction to play back records with reference-level warmth, transparency, soundstaging, focus, and musicality. We won't blame you if you simply want to stare at Teatro after its mounted to your tonearm. It's that beautiful, and reminds us of the contours and appearance of a top-of-the-line sports car. Yet we know once you put it into action, you'll be even more stunned at its high-end performance and ability to enhance every album in your collection. Ready for its close-up, Teatro sounds as striking as it looks.

Standout Construction, High-End Parts, Incredible Specs and Versatility
The Teatro moving-coil phono cartridge represents the cumulative work of the AMG design team and an international group of manufacturers. Its special 2-piece titanium body provides a superior strength-to-weight ratio and is dimensioned to minimize resonance and reflected energy. Its radiused internal construction includes a fixture for rigid mounting of the MC generator. The generator itself is an extremely efficient electro-mechanical design, using separate coils for each channel for superior channel separation. Coils are wound with Ohno cast (OCC) mono-crystal high-purity oxygen-free copper wire. Neodymium magnets are combined with a special soft magnetic alloy yoke consisting of cobalt and iron to produce an output of .4mV at 5cm/sec. Coil impedance is 12Ω, allowing for the use of myriad phonostages and step-up devices. A solid boron cantilever with a diameter of .26mm is fit with a line contact stylus (40 x 7µm). Dynamic compliance is 18 x 10-6 cm/dyne for enhanced tracking. Teatro's Tiodize Type III titanium body is tapped for 2.5mm mounting screws, and the output pins are also PC-OCC (Pure Copper Ohno Continuous Casting).

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Body: Titanium 6Al4vEli, Tiodized Type III, tapped for 2.5mm mounting hardware
Generator: Separate coils per channel (V type), wound with Ohno cast (OCC) mono-crystal high-purity oxygen-free copper wire. Neodymium magnets, special, soft magnetic alloy yoke
Stylus Guard: Machined aluminum from solid billet
Cantilever: Solid Boron, .26mm diameter, Stylus: 40 x 7µm Line contact (Ogura)
Output Voltage: 0.4mV (1kHz @ 5cm/sec.)
Tracking Force: 1.8 – 2.2 grams (2.0 optimal)
Internal Coil Resistance: 12Ω
Recommended Resistive Loading Range: 120 Ω – 47k Ω, (120 – 500Ω optimal range)
Dynamic Compliance: 18 x 10-6 cm/dyne, Static Compliance: 35 x 10-6 cm/dyne
Weight: 10.95g

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