The Shelter 9000 MC Cartridge is a special order item and is ready to ship within 3-4 weeks!
Shelter proudly introduces the new model 9000 cartridge. The Model 9000 replaces the highly regarded Shelter 90X. The Shelter 90X has accumulated multiple awards including The Absolute Sounds 2004 Golden Ear, Phono Cartridge of the Year & 2004, 2005 & 2006 Editor's Choice Awards from Stereophile Magazine!
The Shelter 9000's new cartridge design technology allows the cartridge to reach new levels of dynamics and quietness for a smooth and effortless sonic presentation. The Shelter 9000 is a complete departure from the current line of Shelter cartridges. Newly designed body, high rigidity, improved front-yoke, larger diameter PC-OCC lead wires wound around the redesigned bobbin.
Output voltage: 0.6 mV
Channel balance: Greater Than 0.8dB @1kH
Stylus tip: 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical nude diamond
Weight: 11 grams
DC resistance: 10 ohms
Tracking force: 1.4 to 2.0 grams
Load impedance: w/step up transformer 10 to 30 ohms, w/head amplifier within 100 ohms, high gain EQ - amplifier within 47 ohms
Channel Separation at 1 kHz: >25dB