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Stanton 500.V3 Industry Standard DJ Cartridge  

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    Stanton

    The industry standard; a DJ turntable cartridge designed for all applications.

    The Stanton 500.V3 is an updated version of the classic Stanton 500AL turntable cartridge. With more years spent on the decks than any other turntable cartridge in the world, the 500 series has earned a reputation as a standard. The 500.V3 represents a perfect balance between economy, reliability, ruggedness and optimum performance.

    The Stanton DJ turntable cartridge is ideal for
    Hip-Hop / Scratch and Club Djs
    Consumers
    Record shops
    Beginner DJs

    Features

    • Industry-standard spherical turntable cartridge ideal for almost any application
    • Rugged and reliable at a great price
    • New industrial design
    • Improved skip resistance
     

    500.V3 Industry Standard DJ Cartridge Specifications:

    • Frequency Response: 20 to 17 kHz
    • Output @ 1kHz: 4.6mV
    • Channel Separation @ 1 kHz: 28dB
    • Channel Balance @ 1 kHz: within 2 dB
    • Tracking Force: 2 to 5 grams
    • Stylus Tip: Spherical .7 mil Special High Polish
    • DC Resistance: 535 ohms
    • Inductance: 400 mH
    • Cartridge Weight: 5.5 grams
    • Tracking Ability: 80µ @ 3 grams
    • Recommended Load: 47k ohms and 275 pF
    • Replacement Stylus: N 500
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    Comments about Stanton 500.V3 Industry Standard DJ Cartridge:

    I purchased these about 2 weeks ago and after letting them break in for 24 hours (I would suggest always breaking in your carts) they still have a hard time staying in the groove while scratching and back cueing. The tricky part is trying to find the correct tracking force on these...because it's so freekin wide. Between 2 and 5 grams! It's no wonder I haven't found that sweet spot yet,even with the little tricks like angeling the needle 23 degress and all the others it's still not keeping the groove. I would suggest going with the "Shure" thing and get some Shure M44-7's. I had those and they stick no matter what you do to the rec's or the table. Save your money, budget means budget and these are definatly budget. These will only frustrate your attempts to become the next Q-Bert

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