Nagaoka MP500 Cartridge


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Nagaoka Precision Craftsmanship

The Nagaoka MP500 Stereo Turntable cartridge provides strong skip resistance and high-definition pickup at all audible frequencies, for clear and natural sound reproduction, thanks to Nagaoka precision craftsmanship. Stringent quality control in material selection and machining, bond expertise, careful assembly and thorough inspection, perfected through Nagaoka’s long experience in stylus manufacturing technologies.

MP-500 has exclusive, super rigid body. Superb fidelity, ultra low resonance. Line-contact stylus tip. Superb sound reproduction for all music genres. Top quality from the flagship of all the MP Series.

Superfine polished line-contact diamond stylus tip
Powerful samarium cobalt magnet
Lightweight aluminum alloy cantilever
Carbon-fibre reinforced plastic pole shoe
Anti-ferro magentic permalloy shield casing

Technical data:
Model: MP-500 with stylus
Type: Magnetodynamic Permalloy
Output Voltage: 3mV 5cm/sec
Frequency Characteristic: 20-25,000Hz
Channel Separation: 27dB 1Khz
Channel Balance: 1.0db or less 
Load Resistance: 47kΩ
Cantilever: Boron
Stylus Tip: Line Contact Diamond
Stylus Pressure: 1.3-1.8g 1.5g
Cartridge Weight: 8g

Original Replacement Styli available for this cartridge:
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Stereo/Mono line contact stylus: JNP500
Mono 1.0mil stylus: NMP1.0
Mono/78 2.0mil stylus: NMP2.0
78rpm 2.5mil stylus: NMP2.5
78rpm 3.0mil stylus: NMP3.0
78rpm 3.5mil stylus: NMP3.5
78rpm 4.0mil stylus: NMP4.0