Lyra Clavis Da Capo moving-coil phono cartridge Specifications

Sidebar 2: Specifications

Description: low-output moving-coil phono cartridge featuring a Ceralloy cantilever; low-mass, Ogura PA line-contact stylus; "six nines" purity copper coils; "five nines" iron core; and a body milled from a single piece of "aircraft-grade" aluminum alloy. Internal impedance: 2 ohms. Recommended vertical tracking force (VTF): 1.6–1.8 grams. Compliance: approximately 12cu at 10Hz. Weight: 9.5 grams. Channel separation: 35dB or better. Frequency range: 10Hz–50kHz. Output: 0.25mV (5cm/s, 45° peak). Recommended load: 47k ohms or less.
Serial number of unit reviewed: D 6183.
Price: $1895 (1996); no longer available (2007). Approximate number of dealers: 45.
Manufacturer: Scan-Tech, Tokyo, Japan. US Distributor: Immedia, 1101 Eighth Street, Suite 210, Berkeley, CA 94710. Tel: (510) 559-2050. Fax: (510) 559-1855. Web:

US Distributor: Immedia
1101 Eighth Street, Suite 210
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 559-2050