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Cartridges:
The MCX and MM series

Acoustic Signature

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Acoustic Signature cartridges

Since 2015 the Acoustic Signa­ture product port­fo­lio is also com­ple­ted by two cart­ridge series. Whether you prefer a moving mag­net or a moving coil – cart­rid­ges from Acoustic Signa­ture always offer out­stan­ding value for money!

MCX cartridge series by Acoustic Signature
Acoustic Signature MCX2 cartridge
Acoustic Signature MM1 cartridge

You have the choice between seven dif­fe­rent models – sui­table for every audio­phile demand and phono pre­amp­lifier: three moving mag­net cart­rid­ges from our MM series and four moving coil cart­ridges from our MCX series.

Cartridge comparison

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Feature 

MCX1 

MCX2 

MCX3 

MCX4 

MM1 

MM2 

MM3 

System:MCMCMCMCMMMMMM
Stylus:Ellip­ticalNude
ellip­tical
Nude
fine line
Nude
Shibata
Ellip­ticalNude
ellip­tical
Nude
Shibata
Coil material:Copper4N silver4N copperGoldplated OFC copperCopperCopperSilver plated copper
Chassis:AluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum   
Sound:Open, dynamic, warmOpen, dynamic, high resolution, rich of detailsFull, wirde, very high resolution, notably high frequenciesExtremely detailed, ulti­mate high frequency reproductionOpen, dynamic, warmOpen, rich of detailsVery detailed, excellent high frequency reproduction
Voltage output
(at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec.):
0.55 mV0.55 mV0.35 mV0.3 mV5.5 mV5.5 mV5 mV
Frequency range
(at -3 dB):
20-25,000 Hz20-25,000 Hz20-25,000 Hz20-25,000 Hz20-20,000 Hz20-25,000 Hz20-31,000 Hz
Channel balance
(at 1 kHz):
< 1.5 dB< 1.5 dB< 1.2 dB< 1.0 dB   
Channel separation
(at 1 kHz):
> 21 dB> 21 dB> 24 dB> 26 dB   
Frequency response
(20-20,000 Hz):
± 2,5 dB± 2,5 dB± 1,5 dB± 1,5 dB   
Acoustic Signature MCX cartridges