Pro-Ject

Pro-Ject Pick-IT DS2 Moving Coil Cartridge

£599.00
  • Pro-Ject Pick-IT DS2 Moving Coil Cartridge

Pro-Ject

Pro-Ject Pick-IT DS2 Moving Coil Cartridge

£599.00

  • Lively and detailed sound with low distortion
  • Robust polyamide body made with SLS manufacturing process
  • Designed by Pro-Ject Audio Systems and made by Ortofon

Cartridges & Styli

The Pick-IT DS2 is a new Moving Coil (MC) concept. Aimed squarely at the passionate vinyl listener who owns a mid-to-high-end turntable, it is designed to be both easy to set-up and engaging to listen to.

Because of the lower moving mass of a moving coil system – as opposed to a moving magnet (MM) – a more dynamic and detailed sound with low distortion is possible. To fully exploit this, the Pick-IT DS2 makes use of a superior, nude elliptical diamond stylus to extract all the detail and emotion from the playing record, perfectly matching of the sonic character of Pro-Ject’s own turntables.

Housed within a polyamide shell, purpose-chosen for its excellent mechanical properties, the Pick-IT DS2 is made using a special Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) manufacturing process that involves using a laser to melt the housing material into a given shape. The end-result is a near-resonance-free housing, which is still light and has no negative impact on the end audio performance.

The Pick-IT DS2’s four connectors on the back are gold-plated, while the sturdy top-plate with three contact-points and threaded bolt-holes ensure both easy and sturdy installation. The DS2 is sold in an attractive wooden box and is supplied with spare bolts and a hex key.

Features

  • High-fidelity Moving Coil cartridge
  • Lively and detailed sound with low distortion
  • Robust polyamide body made with SLS manufacturing process
  • Rigid metal mounting plate with three raised contact points
  • Simple to install

Specifications

Product Type: Moving Coil Cartridge
Needle Type: Nude Elliptical
Weight: 9g
Stylus Tip Radius:  8 / 18µm
Frequency Response: 20 – 24,000Hz
Output Voltage: 0.5mV
Channel Separation: 25dB @ 1kHz
Compliance Dynamic/Lateral: 14µm / 14mN
Tracking Force Range: 2.0 – 2.5g
Recommended Tracking Force: 2.2g
Tracking Angle: 20°
Spool Material: Pure 4N Cu
Recommended Load Resistance: 20Ω

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