MP 500

The MP 500 is the flagship model in the MP series featuring the pinnacle of technological improvement. Experience the highest level of musical expression and dimensional clarity. An unbeaten depth of sound stage and natural fidelity across the dynamic and frequency spectrum takes this cartridge right up to the top. 


Exclusive super rigid body

Superfine polished Line-Contact Diamond stylus tip

Powerful Samarium Cobalt Magnet

Low Mass-High Strength Boron Cantilever

Reinforced Carbon Fiber pole shoe

Anti Ferro-Magnetic Permalloy shield casing 


Type: Moving magnet (Permalloy)
 Cantilever: High-strength boron
 Stylus type: Superfine line contact diamond 
 Output voltage @ 1kHz,5cm/sec: 3mV 
 Frequency response: 20Hz-25kHz 
 Channel balance @ 1kHz: > 1dB 
 Channel separation @ 1kHz: > 27dB
 Recommended loading: 47k ohms 
 Dynamic compliance: 8.5 x 10-6 cm/dyne 
 Tracking force range: 1.3 - 1.8 g
 Weight: 8 g 
 Break-in period: 30 hours 
 Stylus replacement: Nagaoka JN-P500