Denon DL-160 High Output Moving Coil Cartridge
Our Notes: You will receive a factory fresh DL-160 cartridge. Unaltered in any way. Complete with all factory packaging and all accessories, including the weight balancing plate, screw hardware, overhang gauge, instructions, and stylus brush. As with most moving coil cartridges, the stylus tip is not user replaceable. So when it wears, in about 600-1000 hours, you will generally have to replace the cartridge or some may choose to re-tip. This cartridge comes with a 90 day warranty against factory defects. The stylus/cantilever component, as with all needles, is extremely delicate. Warranty claims arising from accidental misuse/neglect of any kind will not be honored.
- Type: Moving coil (MC)
- Output: 1.6 mV high output designed for MM inputs
- Channel Balance: 1dB Max. (1kHz)
- Channel Separation: 25 dB Min. (1 kHz)
- Output Impedance: 160 ohms
- Suggested Loading: 47K ohms
- Stylus: 0.1 x 0.2 mm special elliptical solid diamond
- Cantilever: Aluminum
- Frequency Range: 20 Hz to 45 kHz
- Tracking Force: 1.8g ± 0.3g (1.5~2.1g)
- Compliance 8 x 10-6 cm/dyne
- Weight (Mass): 4.8g
Denon Factory Statement:
is a moving coil cartridge capable of producing a high output. The moving coil cartridge provides a more sensitive transition from the physical record grooves to an electrical signal. By using a tapered cantilever design, this phono cartridge ensures a smooth accurate response while reducing the total tracking weight.
The elliptical stylus is designed for optimal performance, creating a vibrant sound stage and extremely realistic nuance. Whether for a professional DJ, or someone who has held onto their collection of vinyl LPs, the DL-160 is a fine phono cartridge that will withstand years of tracking your favorite tunes.
Although Denon uses the term 'professional DJ' in their statement above, this cartridge should not be for traditional DJ activities such as back cueing, scratching and the like.