Linn Sondek LP12 turntable & Klyde phono cartridge Specifications

Sidebar 2: Specifications

Linn Klyde: Low-output moving-coil phono cartridge. Tracking force: 1.55–1.75gm. Compliance: 10cu. Recommended load: greater than 50 ohms. Output at 5cm/s at 1kHz: 150µV. Stylus: Vital. Weight: 8gm. Separation at 1kHz: greater than 30dB. Channel balance at 1kHz: within 0.5dB. Recommended arm: rigid, medium mass. Can you use a non-Linn arm? Wal sure ye KIN, laddie, bu' why wou' ye use innythin' bu' a LINN, ya git?!
Price: $1095.
Linn Sondek LP12: Belt-drive two-speed turntable in Basik, Valhalla, and Lingo versions.
Prices: LP12 Basik: $1395–$1495, depending on finish. LP12 Valhalla: $1745–$1845, depending on finish. LP12 Lingo: $2645–$2745, depending on finish.

Both: Approximate number of dealers: 57.
Manufacturer: Linn Products Ltd., Floors Road, Waterfoot, Eaglesham, Glasgow G76 OEP, Scotland. US distributor: Audiophile Systems, Indianapolis, IN 46256 (1993). Tannoy North America, #1-335 Gage Avenue, Kitchener, ON N2M 5E1, Canada. Tel: 519-745-1158. (2010) Web: