Lyra Parnassus D.C.t phono cartridge Specifications
Lyra Parnassus D.C.t: Low-output moving-coil cartridge with Ceralloy diamond-coated cantilever, low-mass, Ogura PA line-contact stylus, six-nines single-wind copper coils, five-nines iron core, and body milled from a single piece of titanium. Source impedance: 2 ohms. Recommended stylus pressure: 1.6–1.8gm. Compliance: Approximately 12cu (compliance units) at 100Hz. Channel separation: 35dB or better at 1kHz. Frequency range: 10Hz–50kHz. Output: JVC TRS-1007 standard, 250µV (3.54cm/s, 45° peak); CBS STR-100 standard, 350µV (5cm/s). Recommended load: 50–47k ohms. Recommended tonearm: high-performance, rigid, resonance-free design.
Serial number of unit reviewed: None.
Price: $3495. Retip: $1850. Approximate number of dealers: 20.
Manufacturer: Scan-Tech, Tokyo, Japan. Importer: Immedia, 1101 Eighth Street, Suite 210, Berkeley, CA 94710. Tel: (510) 559-2050. Fax: (510) 559-1855. Web: www.immediasound.com.