Sumiko Pearl Moving Magnet Cartridge

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Sumiko Pearl Moving Magnet Cartridge

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  • Moving magnet cartridge with elliptical stylus
  • High output for easy matching to a phono stage
  • Smooth, natural sound reproduction

Oyster Series

The Sumiko Pearl is a truly unique and precious find within the sea of entry-level phono cartridges. With decades of accolades to its name, the Pearl’s smooth, natural sound reproduction breathes life into any recording with poise and transparency. Its diminutive price also belies its colossal ability to pull a complete sonic picture from each record it touches.

Rounding off the budget series with style and aplomb, the Pearl is an affordable audiophile marvel that's sure to delight.


  • Moving Magnet cartridge with Elliptical stylus
  • Smooth, natural sound reproduction
  • Alloy tube cantilever
  • Overhead mounting design
  • High output for easy matching to a phono stage
  • Easy to set-up and install
  • RS Pearl replacement stylus available


Frequency Response: 12Hz - 30kHz
Output Voltage: 4.0mV
Load Impedance: 47kΩ
Channel Seperation: 3dB @ 1kHz
Channel Balance: <0.5dB@ 1kHz
Stylus Type: Elliptical
Compliance: 12x10-6 cm/dyn
Tracking Force Range: 1.5 - 2.0g
Recommended Force: 2.0g
Cartridge Weight: 6.0g

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