Sotto Voce Cartridge

by SoundSmith

$2,999.95
OR

Medium output, otherwise identical to The Voice. Kudos, accolades and many “Product of the Year” awards. The pinnacle of High Output designs – from Soundsmith – of course. Sotto Voce is our special medium output version.

Specifications:

  • Cartridge Type:  Special Order
  • Output:  Medium
  • Output Voltage:  1.1 mV
  • Available As Dual Coil Mono:   Yes
  • Type: Fixed Coil / Moving Iron
  • Mount:  Standard ½”
  • Stylus:  Contact Line, Nude, 0.10 mm square Selected
  • Radius of Curvature: Optimized Contour Contact Line
  • Cantilever:  Ruby
  • Recommended Tracking Force:  1.3 - 1.6 g Standard (Medium Compliance)
                                                        1.0 - 1.2 g (Special Order High Compliance)
  • Effective Tip Mass:  0.30 mg
  • Compliance:  22 µm/mN (Medium Compliance)
                          28 µm/mN (High Compliance)
  • Frequency Response:  20 - 20,000 Hz ± 1.0 dB
  • Channel Separation @ 1000 Hz:  > 30 dB  ;  N/A (Mono version)
  • Channel Separation @ 50 - 15,000 Hz:  > 20 dB  ;  N/A (Mono version)

  • Channel Difference:  < 0.5 dB
                                      < 1.0 dB (Mono version)

  • Output Voltage @ 5cm/sec:  > 1.10 mV (MEDIUM)

  • DC Resistance (DCR):  110Ω

  • Coil Inductance per channel:   30 mH

  • Suggested Preamp Gain:  48 - 54 dB

  • Cartridge Weight:  6.80 g

  • Recommended Load Resistance:  ≥ 1.5kΩ

  • Recommended Load Capacitance:  n/a

Soundsmith Sotto Voce Cartridge

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