SoundSmith - Sussurro / Mezzo (Low / Med output)

SoundSmith


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Type: Turntable


Inspired design and individualy hand made, Soundsmith's SUSSURRO cartridge addresses the most intricate and critical issues of cartridge design. A newly introduced moving iron element reduces moving mass by a massive 70% result in extremely low stored energy and inertia. Coupled with a newly engineered damping system and innovative energy distribution path allow the SUSSURRO proper and closer tone arm coupling than ever before. 

So what is the result? - Low jitter. Normally a term reserved for digital systems, jitter is responsible for much of the loss of detail that make a cartridge sound, well.., like a cartridge. This is one very clean and detailed cartridge.

As with all Sound Smith cartridges, the Sussurro/Mezzo comes with a life time rebuild option that's less than 20% of the purchase price - making Sound Smith virtually a life long investment, or to put it another way an investment that could last you a life time. 

Cartridge type - Fixed coil

Stylus nude diamond type - OCL (optimized contact line)

Cantilever - Ruby

Recommended tracking force - 1.8-2.2g

Effective tip mass - 0.3mg

Frequency response - 20-20kHz +/- 1dB

Channel separation - 1kHz >34dB , 50-15KHz >25dB

Output voltage - SUSSURRO 0.4mV / MEZZO 1.1mV

Cart weight - 10.25g

Loading - >/= SUSSURRO 470 Ohms / MEZZO 1500 Ohms

 


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