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Dynavector - DV-10X5 MkII - Moving Coil Cartridge

Original price $999.00 - Original price $999.00
Original price
$999.00
$999.00 - $999.00
Current price $999.00
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Availability:
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Welcome to the next level of music playback in high fidelity. Introducing the Dynavector 10X5 MKII Moving Coil Cartridge, a manifestation of advanced engineering and a rightful recipient of multiple awards at the prestigious Chicago CES. Since its inception in 1978 till today, the DV-10X5 MkII continues sculpting new benchmarks, dominating the High Output MC cartridge performance space. Not just that, it amplifies its prowess without resorting to a step-up device or MC phono preamplifier. Boosted with the fusion of Dynavector's exclusive technologies, such as Softened Magnetism and Magnetic Flux Damping, along with a mighty neodymium magnet, the DV-10X5 MkII nakedly presents the smooth treble notes Dynavector is famous for. With a new breed of stylus assembly, an improved "Shibata III" line contact stylus, hardened cantilever material, and Dynavector's legendary coil winding technology, the MKII promises an unprecedented audio experience. This robust powerhouse is comfortably housed in a vibrant red aluminium head block, ensuring excellent stability and easy tonearm mounting. Elevate your sound with the Dynavector 10X5 MKII Moving Coil Cartridge, for an immersive, arresting, and transformative sonic experience.

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Dynavector - DV-10X5 MkII - Moving Coil Cartridge

Experience the long-awaited and improved reincarnation of the award-winning Dynavector DV-10X5 Moving Coil Cartridge. Cherished by audiophiles since its initial release in 1978 and revered for dual wins at the prestigious Design and Engineeringward at the Chicago CES, the DV-10X5 MkII proudly brings the legacy of Dynavector into the modern era. Enjoy its eminent performance, delivered by a harmonious blend of handcrafted technologies and components. From the patented softened magnetism to the powerful neodymium magnets providing a smooth, sublime treble response, it's an innovative symbiosis that promises mesmerizing experiences for your auditory senses. The DV-10X5 MkII confidently showcases an upgraded stylus assembly, featuring the presitgious nude diamond “Shibata III” line contact stylus bolstered by an enhanced hardened cantilever material. Secure and precise tracking over erratic record grooves is effortlessly achieved, culminating in an unprecedented exploration of high frequency response and refined musical resolution. Relish the fruits of Dynavector's legendary coil winding technology, now made from the finest of wire for a meticulous increase in coil windings. This allows for an impressive impedance reduction to 150 ohms, while a robust 2.8mV output remains. Prioritizing a user-friendly design, the DV-10X5 MkII's resilient red aluminium head block ensures a stable, secure connection to the tonearm. Revel in the outstanding performance, stability and convenience that the DV-10X5 MkII Moving Coil Cartridge delivers, as it once again upholds Dynavector's tradition of unparalleled auditory excellence.

Features:

  1. Magnetic Flux Damping: This innovative technology from Dynavector implicitly provides an organic and lively sound quality. It seamlessly damps resonances while playing, enabling the seamless transfer of audio signals to retain the purest sound integrity.

  2. Powerful Neodymium Magnet: Leveraging the superior magnetic field strength of neodymium, this feature enhances treble response, paving the way to an immersive musical journey.

  3. Aluminium Head Block: Molded with premium quality red aluminium, the head block ensures a sturdy and robust link to the tonearm, delivering an equitable balance and convenient mounting.

  4. High-Output Moving Coil Cartridge: With a significant output of 2.8mV, there's no need for an additional step-up device or an MC phono preamplifier, making this cartridge suitable for a wide range of phono stages.

  5. Shibata III Line Contact Stylus: An upgraded nude diamond stylus, it offers superior accuracy and detail precision during record play, elevating your musical perception.

Benefits:

  1. Exceptional Performance: The DV-10X5 MkII offers an astonishing playback quality, redefining high-output MC cartridge performance. Exclusive features and patent technologies synergize to accentuate a smooth treble response.

  2. Reliable Tracking ability: With the improved stylus assembly equipped with a hardened cantilever, the cartridge confidently navigates across complex record grooves, extending high-frequency response, and uplifting your audio experience.

  3. High Stability: The sturdy aluminium head block anchors a stable platform for the cartridge, ensuring a reliable, stable connection to the tonearm and the most secure audio playback.

  4. Enhanced Musical Resolution: By integrating the latest coil-winding technology, the DV-10X5 MkII elevates coil windings, reducing impedance to 150 ohms, and ensuring a significant 2.8mV output to capitalize on your auditory experience.

  5. Legacy and Credibility: The DV-10X5 MkII is born from a line of award-winning cartridges recognized at the renowned Chicago CES for their superior design and engineering. Trust a product nurtured by decades of expertise and quality commitment.

Dynavector - DV-10X5 MkII - Moving Coil Cartridge Specifications

Dynavector - DV-10X5 MkII - Moving Coil Cartridge Specifications
Type High output moving coil cartridge with flux damper and softened magnetism
Key Features Magnetic flux damping, powerful neodymium magnet, aluminium head block
Output Voltage 2.8mV (at 1KHz, 5cm/sec.), 0.5mV for Low Output version
Channel Separation 25 dB (at 1KHz)
Channel Balance 1.0 dB (at 1KHz)
Frequency Response 20 – 20,000Hz (± 2dB)
Compliance 12 x 10-6 cm/dyn
Tracking Force 1.8 – 2.2 grams
DC Resistance R=150 ohms, R=32 ohms (low output version)
Recommended Load Impedance >1k ohms, >100 ohms (low output version)
Cantilever 6mm length hardened aluminium pipe
Stylus Nude Diamond “Shibata III” Line Contact
Weight 7.5 grams
Improvements An improved stylus assembly with nude diamond “Shibata III” line contact stylus and improved hardened cantilever material. Increased coil windings with a reduction in impedance to 150 ohms while maintaining a 2.8mV output
Mounting Mounted to the tonearm by a rigid red aluminium head block that provides a stable platform for the cartridge with easy and secure fixing to the tonearm

In conclusion, the Dynavector DV-10X5 MkII Moving Coil Cartridge reignites a profound passion for pure, authentic sound quality. It is much more than an upgrade from its predecessor - it is a testament to Dynavector's unwavering commitment to innovation and auditory perfection. With its striking amalgamation of patented technologies and handcrafted parts, it opens up auditory realms previously unattainable. Simply put, it facilitates an aural experience sublime in its rich, precise, and captivating detail. Thrill in the remarkable journey of sound that this cartridge meticulously crafts, one groove at a time. Complement your turntable with the DV-10X5 MkII, and welcome a sonically astounding narrative woven by Dynavector’s revered legacy. Let The Audio Tailor assist with your investment into an extraordinary sound landscape at our Brisbane store, via phone on 1300 308 711, or by email at sales@theaudiotailor.com.au. You can be confident that we'll bring you the best, as we're proud to be voted Australia's #1 Hi-Fi Store. Experience the revered magic of Dynavector today, in the comfort of your own home and under the reliable guidance of The Audio Tailor.

ℹ Specifications
Dynavector - DV-10X5 MkII - Moving Coil Cartridge Specifications
Type High output moving coil cartridge with flux damper and softened magnetism
Key Features Magnetic flux damping, powerful neodymium magnet, aluminium head block
Output Voltage 2.8mV (at 1KHz, 5cm/sec.), 0.5mV for Low Output version
Channel Separation 25 dB (at 1KHz)
Channel Balance 1.0 dB (at 1KHz)
Frequency Response 20 – 20,000Hz (± 2dB)
Compliance 12 x 10-6 cm/dyn
Tracking Force 1.8 – 2.2 grams
DC Resistance R=150 ohms, R=32 ohms (low output version)
Recommended Load Impedance >1k ohms, >100 ohms (low output version)
Cantilever 6mm length hardened aluminium pipe
Stylus Nude Diamond “Shibata III” Line Contact
Weight 7.5 grams
Improvements An improved stylus assembly with nude diamond “Shibata III” line contact stylus and improved hardened cantilever material. Increased coil windings with a reduction in impedance to 150 ohms while maintaining a 2.8mV output
Mounting Mounted to the tonearm by a rigid red aluminium head block that provides a stable platform for the cartridge with easy and secure fixing to the tonearm

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