Sumiko Blackbird H


The SUMIKO Blackbird has long been regarded as providing the most performance per dollar you can find in the industry. With the level of performance and clarity of many cartridges twice its price, the Blackbird was designed for exceedingly low noise levels, exceptionally wide dynamic range, and the highest possible fidelity in its price class. The Blackbird has already become a veritable analogue classic and is sure to delight many more discerning ears for years to come.

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  • Cartridge Type: Moving Coil (high output)
  • Stylus Type: Low-mass Elliptical
  • Cantilever: Long-grain boron
  • Dynamic Compliance: 12×10-6 cm/dyn
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz – 50khz
  • Output Voltage/Channel: 2.5mV
  • Internal Impedance: 135Ω
  • Channel Separation: 35dB @ 1kHz
  • Channel Balance: 0.5dB @ 1kHz
  • Tracking Force Range: 1.8g – 2.2g
  • Cartridge Weight: 9.6g
  • Mounting System: Standard 0.5” hole spacing
Sumiko Blackbird H