Rega Apheta MC Cartridge 3 - Ultra Sound & Vision
Rega Apheta MC Cartridge 3 - Ultra Sound & Vision
Rega Apheta MC Cartridge 3 - Ultra Sound & Vision
Rega Apheta MC Cartridge 3 - Ultra Sound & Vision

    Rega Apheta MC Cartridge 3

    R 34,990.00

       Rega Apheta MC Cartridge 3


      For more than 15 years Rega has been perfecting its unique designs of moving coil cartridges. We have pioneered undamped micro mass generation systems coupled with high integrity jointless bodies. In recent times we have achieved new levels of power from rare earth magnets. This 15 year evolution using the latest technological manufacturing process and recognised laws bought us the hugely successful Apheta 2.With the Apheta 3 we have pushed another boundary, for several years we have been developing state of the the art diamond profiles of a “Fine Line” design mounted through 90 degrees (the same technique used in our Aphelion 2 reference model) this work has resulted in Apheta 3 extracting even more detail from the record groove which of course translates into more music.  

      A unique design

      Apheta 3 features a super high-powered, neodymium magnet and a coil meticulously hand wound on an iron cross that is fifty percent smaller than the MK1 model. This weight reduction allows us greater freedom to track the vinyl groove. The Apheta 3 is housed within a completely redesigned, single piece, aluminium anodised body and protected by a CAD designed, smoked rigid cover to protect the internal fine wires, making handling whilst fitting, safe and risk free. The Apheta 3 is the perfect partner for the latest Planar 8 and Planar 10 turntables. The Apheta 3 can be supplied factory fitted at a discounted package rate. Please ask your retailer for details.

      Features

      • Fine line profile nude diamond stylus
      • Iron micro cross assembly
      • Ultra high powered custom Neodymium magnet
      • High specification wire
      • Aluminium CNC machined one piece body
      • Lifetime warranty against manufacture defects
      Rega’s Moving Coil cartridge design is unique in its approach to achieving an ultra-low mass generator which is undamped (no tie wire) using a unique rhomboid pivot for the cantilever powered by a purpose designed, exclusive to Rega, Neodymium magnet system. This type of design requires a zero-tolerance engineered cartridge body which is Rega’s area of expertise and with the Apheta 3 these bodies are machined from one piece of the highest quality aluminium. This is a difficult and expensive process requiring all of Rega’s years of experience to achieve. In particular, the “zero” tolerancing of the body is required in the alignment and dimension of the pivot pad mounting hole and the magnet mechanism mounting hole relationship.


       

      Specifications:
      Tracking Pressure 1.9 - 2.0 g
      Input Load Impedance
      100 Ω
      Output Impedance 10 Ω
      Nominal Output Voltage
      350 μV
      Channel Balance ≥ 20 μV
      Separation ≥ -29 dB
      Mass 6 g

      Color: Blue, Purple, White
      Size: 20, 24
      Material: 100% Polyester

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