Etsuro Akiyama just updated me with the news about the all new MC cartridge from this profilic Japanese cartridge maker. Etsuro Urushi Cobalt Blue continues the path established by the initial Bordeaux model. Its coated by the same traditional urushi lacquer.
Later this year Etsuro will also introduce the new Oxidized Silver Color version.
Type: Moving coil
Frequency response: 15-50,000Hz
Output voltage: 0.25mV/1kHz
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Channel separation: 33dB/1kHz
Tracking weight: 2gr
Stylus shape: 80μm microline diamond
Cantilever: 0.4φsapphire pipe
Cartridge base: Extra super duralumin(A7075)
Cartridge housing: Extra super duralumin(A7075)
Housing processing: Urushi handmade
Cartridge weight: 8.1gr