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Sumiko Blackbird Low Output Moving Coil Cartridge

  code:SUMIBLBIRDLOW
From £845.00 (FREE UK Delivery)
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  • Much more than a souped up Blue Point Special, the Blackbird offers more insight and more refinement with a lower noise floor.

The Blackbird can be bought new or on the exchange scheme.

Exchange Scheme

How it works - send us your Sumiko Blackbird and this will be exchanged for a new Sumiko Blackbird

Price is based on like for like exchange. If you want upgrade/downgrade your exchange contact us for a price.

Designed for exceedingly low noise levels, wide dynamic range and the highest possilbe fidelity in its price class, Blackbird is destined to become an analog classic. Each cartridge is assembled using time honored, labor intensive techniques, hand calibrated and critically auditioned to meet the most rigorous standards of consistancy. 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Cartridge Type:
Low output MC

Stylus Type:
Low mass elliptical

Cantilever:
Long grain Boron

Dynamic Compliance:
(x10-6 cm/dyne)12

Frequency Response:
10Hz-50Khz

Output Voltage/Channel:
0.7mv

Internal Impedance:
135 Ohms

Channel Separation:
35dB @ 1kHz

Channel Balance:
0.5dB @ 1kHz

Tracking Force Range:
1.8 ­ 2.2 grams

Cartridge Weight:
9.6 grams

Mounting System:
Standard 0.5” hole spacing

We endeavour to despatch same day (for orders placed up to 2pm) on available stock items to the vast majority of UK mainland addresses. Please remember to check with us first for a physical stock check if next day delivery is important to you.

UK ORDERS:  We despatch the bulk of our UK mainland items on a 24 hour service – Free of Charge.  Free delivery also applies to the Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, the Scilly Isles, the Scottish highlands and Islands, the Channel Islands and Northern Ireland but may take a day or so longer. Smaller items are delivered using Royal Mail recorded delivery or special delivery. Larger items are delivered using a courier service such as Interlink Express, DPD, UPS or DHL. 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: We offer competitive rates which can be confirmed by email. Please just ask – we will need a full delivery address and telephone number. Smaller items are delivered using Royal Mail Small Packets Airmail with International Tracked and/or Signed depending on value of item and availability of the service. Larger International shipments are sent by insured and tracked services using DPD, DHL or UPS. If there are any delays due to specific customs regulations, etc, you will be contacted by Turntableworld or by the courier with a request for any further information required. Customs duties do not apply for shipments into any EU country (for a full list please refer to the EU Country List). Customs duties can apply for countries outside of the EU. Customers in these countries are responsible for all taxes and duties incurred when the items enter their country.

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