Since its introduction in 2009, The Voice has won numerous "product-of-the-year" awards and is in Peter Ledermann's words "probably the best High Output cartridge in production today." Our design goal was to produce the lowest moving mass high output design possible using novel and advanced technology. Featuring a single crystal Ruby Cantilever and our Optimized Contour Line Contact Stylus, we developed a specialized metallurgy for the low mass moving iron system.


A cartridge that disappears. After all, if it sounds like a “record" it's wrong. The cartridge should bring your directly to the performance; not stand between you and the music.

Soundsmith The Voice

    • Cartridge Type: Fixed Coil
    • Output: High
    • Available As Dual Coil Mono: Yes
    • Stylus: Contact Line Nude, 0.100mm SQ selected for low noise
    • Radius of curvature: OCL (Optimized Contour Contact Line)
    • Cantilever: Ruby
    • Recommended tracking force: 10mN / 1.0 gm (high), 13mN / 1.3 gm (medium)
    • Effective tip mass: 0.30 mg
    • Compliance: 28 μm/mN (high), 22 μm/mN (medium)
    • Frequency response: 20-20,000 Hz ±1.0 dB
    • Channel separation (stereo only): 1000 Hz >30 dB, 50-15,000 >25 dB
    • Channel difference: <0.5 dB (Stereo), <1.0 dB (Mono)
    • Output voltage (The Voice): 2.12 mV
    • Cartridge weight: 6.8 grams
    • Loading (The Voice): ≥ 47 kΩ


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