Audio-Technica High Output Moving Coil Cartridge for 33 RPM Mono Vinyl records

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AT-MONO3/LP                        

  • Dual moving coil cartridge designed specifically for use with mono vinyl records*
  • Aluminum cantilever with 0.6 mil conical stylus
  • Strong, rigid body construction of die-cast aluminum alloy and synthetic resin
  • PCOCC (Pure Copper by Ohno Continuous Casting) coil enables pure signal transfer
  • Compatible with stereo playback systems

* This cartridge with 0.6 mil conical  stylus is not compatible with SP (standard play) shellac records. It is  designed to play microgroove 33-1/3 vinyl records.

The AT-MONO3/LP is a high-output  (1.2 mV) moving coil cartridge designed specifically for use with mono  vinyl records.* Due to the horizontal configuration of its PCOCC (Pure  Copper by Ohno Continuous Casting) voice coils, the AT-MONO3/LP  cartridge only generates electrical signal with horizontal movement, yet  it also has appropriate compliance in the vertical direction, making it  safe for use with stereo records. The voice coils are wired in series,  resulting in one mono signal that is transmitted to the cartridge’s  white-blue terminals and red-green terminals in order to feed both  inputs of a stereo phono preamp.

The cartridge’s low-mass 0.6 mil  conical stylus is mounted on an aluminum cantilever for excellent  tracking performance. Because the AT-MONO3/LP does not easily pick up  unnecessary strain components from distorted or scratched records, it  produces mono audio of a much higher quality than that generated by a  stereo cartridge. The cartridge features a strong, rigid body of  die-cast aluminum alloy and synthetic resin to eliminate unnecessary  vibrations.

* This cartridge with 0.6 mil conical stylus is not  compatible with SP (standard play) shellac records. It is designed to  play mono microgroove 33-1/3 vinyl records.

Cartridge & Stylus
Frequency Response20-20,000 Hz
Vertical Tracking Angle23°
Vertical Tracking Force1.5-2.5 g (2.0 g standard)
Stylus Construction0.6 mil
Recommended Load Impedance400-47,000 ohms*
Coil Impedance40 ohms (1 kHz)
DC Resistance40 ohms
Coil Inductance190 µH (1 kHz)
Output Voltage1.2 mV (at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec)
Stylus Shape0.6 mil conical
CantileverAluminum pipe
Static Compliance20 x 10-6 cm/dyne
Dynamic Compliance7 x 10-6 cm/dyne (100 Hz)
MountingHalf-inch
Dimensions16.0 mm (0.63") H × 16.6 mm (0.65") W × 26.5 mm (1.04") D
Accessories IncludedNon-magnetic  screwdriver; 2 washers; 2 nuts; cartridge installation screws (13 mm ×  2, 20 mm × 2); plastic protector; brush; PCOCC lead wire set
Body MaterialAluminium/Synthetic Resin
Mounting FeatureHalf-inch mount
Stylus SizeBonded round shank
TypeHorizontal Mono Moving Coil
Weight6.8 g (0.24 oz)
NotesNote: Stylus assembly is not field-replaceable.

* When connected to the MC input of a transformer-less phono pre-amp,  choose a lower gain position due to the high output voltage (1.2 mV).