The first "new style" Kiseki cartridge ever. The typical, but shorter, Kiseki body is machined out of solid aluminium, the motor is built from the best available parts today. Two years of experimenting, testing all possible choices of materials and techniques to result in a better new Kiseki Blue. A Kiseki Blue which surpasses the results of the original Kiseki Blue from the 80's ánd of the more recent Kiseki Blue N.O.S. Only then we felt we had a reason to produce this Kiseki Blue N.S.
Kiseki is the Japanese word for miracle. Kiseki is also a cartridge brand owned by Durob Audio in the Netherlands. Durob Audio was once a leading distributor of Koetsu cartridges in the days when vinyl was king. When Koetsu made a drastic change to its distribution policy Durob Audio developed its own cartridge in Japan and soon the Kiseki range became famous. In those days almost no one knew that Durob Audio owner Herman van den Dungen was behind the brand.
Body: Aluminium alloy, 25mm long
Cantilever: Solid Boron Rod: 0.28 mm diameter
Stylus: 0,12 x 0,12 Nude line-contact diamond, mirror polished
Stylus tip radius: 5 x 120 µm
Vertical Tracking Angle (VTA): 20 degrees
Coil frame: pure iron
Weight: 10 grams
Output voltage: 0.44 mV at 5 cm/s
Internal impedance: 40 ohms
Frequency response: 20 - 25.000 Hz ± 1 dB
Channel balance: 0.4 dB
Channel Separation: 35 dB at 1 kHz
Tracking ability at 315 Hz at a tracking force of 2.4 grams: 80 µm
Dynamic Compliance: 16 µm/mN