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Grado 0.5mV Statement Series STATEMENT1 MC Cartridge

Hi-End Audiophile Cartridge
Brand: Grado
Our Part: STATE-Statement1
$3,500.00
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Grado Statement Series (0.5mV) STATEMENT1 half-inch standard mount audiophile cartridge.

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All Reference & Statement series cartridges are 1/2" mount. 78 RPM styli are not available with the Reference series. All re-tipping on the Reference  & Statement series will be done by GradoLabs.

 

 The below info is directly from GradoLabs.com.
 
 
 
Frequency Response
10-75
Principal
MI
Channel Separation at 1KHz
45
Imput Load
47K
Output at 1KHz 5CM/sec.
0.5mV
Recommended Tracking Force
1.5grams
Stylus Type
Elliptical
Inductance
2mH
Resistance
2
Compliance CUs
20
Stylus Replacement
Factory
Mounting
Standard
Weight
7.0grams

The Grado Statement1

GRADO RE-MAKES THEIR STATEMENT1! After years of careful thought and painstaking design Grado is very pleased to offer their upgraded flagship phono cartridge. We are so proud of this cartridge and believe that it has so much to say about Grado technology, that it was named the GRADO STATEMENT1. The STATEMENT1 utilizes reconfigured gold coil wires, a lower mass faster generating system, a boron cantilever and a diamond cut specially for Grado. All this is hand-assembled within a machined, new processed, Australian Jarrah wood housing. The output for the STATEMENT1 measures at 0.5 mV. The lowest output ever offered by Grado. The low frequency information and its portrayal of bass dynamics are solid, powerful and authoritative. The midrange is rich, complex and highly believable. Its top-end seems to extend forever with speed and remarkable delicacy. Imaging is detailed and precise with a sound stage that wraps its arms around you and draws you into the music. Michael Fremer commented in his Analog Corner, "It is among the finest cartridges I've ever heard at any price", Stereophile 3/99, pg. 41. While Jonathan Valin stated, "I'm going to keep the Statement in my reference system" The Absolute Sound, Issue 118. Anyone who was impressed with our previous top-of-the-line effort, the Grado REFERENCE, will have their eyes opened wide after listening to the GRADO STATEMENT1!
"The texture, detail and accuracy of the Statement exceed my wildest dreams. I can hear significant differences in bass control. Mids are sooo sweet and the highs are magnificently delivered with timbre and transparency like no other has ever delivered."
Todd Green - The Vinyl Junkie
"Listening to my Grado Statement cartridge through the PH-1 is like listening to a live performance, it puts you right there."
Mark Rivera - Saxophonist with the Billy Joel Band
 
 
 

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