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Gold Note - Donatello Gold - MC Cartridge

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Embark on an auditory journey par excellence with the Gold Note - Donatello Gold MC Cartridge, where precision engineering meets sonic purity. As the standout star in its class, the Donatello Gold triumphs with a flawless duralumin body, expertly machined to a feathery 7 grams to dance effortlessly across your vinyl terrain. Culled from the depths of innovation and borne from a passionate challenge, this cartridge boasts a computer-aided design that ensures impeccable dampening, allowing for unmatched tracking capabilities. Revel in the nuanced whispers of its micro elliptical diamond stylus tip as it coaxes out every last detail of your beloved melodies, delivering an output level of 0. 5mV and a frequency response that spans from 10 to 40,000Hz. With technical prowess wrapped in an aesthetic of gold duralumin alloy with a stark black logo, the Donatello Gold is more than a component; it’s the harbinger of an enriched, dimensional soundstage. Infuse your listening space with the unparalleled experience of Gold Note's craftsmanship, curated by the aficionados at The Audio Tailor—Australia's premier destination for Hi-Fi perfection.

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ℹ Product Information

Gold Note - Donatello Gold MC Cartridge

Immerse yourself in a symphony of precision and purity with the Gold Note - Donatello Gold MC Cartridge, a high-end musical masterpiece crafted for the connoisseur of sound.

  • Exemplary Construction: The Donatello Gold MC Cartridge is constructed with a solid machined duralumin body that is both lightweight and durable, providing an ideal platform for high-fidelity sound reproduction.
  • Elegant Engineering: Utilizing cutting-edge computer modeling, the Donatello Gold boasts perfect dampening and a meticulously designed body that weighs a mere 7 grams, promising not to impede the natural movement of your tonearm.
  • Advanced Stylus Profile: Equipped with a high-precision micro elliptical diamond stylus tip, this cartridge uncovers every minuscule detail in your music, delivering an unparalleled listening experience.
  • Superb Frequency Response: With a frequency response range from 10 to 40,000 Hz, the Donatello Gold captures the full spectrum of sound, from the deepest bass to the most ultrasonic trebles.
  • Optimized Output Level: The cartridge ensures a steady 0.5mV output level, providing a signal that's ideally suited for low output phono inputs, guaranteeing a noise-free listening experience.
  • Precision Engineering: Designed with a channel separation of 24dB and channel balance of less than 1dB, the Donatello Gold offers an exceptionally pure stereo image, resulting in a true-to-life musical performance.
  • Fine-tuned Compliance: A compliance of 12×10^-6 cm/dyne ensures that the cartridge tracks grooves with precision, minimizing distortion and preserving the integrity of every note.
  • Crafted Cantilever: The aluminum cantilever is expertly fashioned to respond to the grooves of your vinyl with agility and precision, enhancing the tracking capabilities of the cartridge.
  • Robust Coils and Magnet: Utilizing copper coil wire with a Samarium-Cobalt magnet, the Donatello Gold guarantees an efficient electromagnetic conversion, producing a sound that is both dynamic and rich in tonal quality.


  1. Experience Musical Perfection: The Donatello Gold MC Cartridge turns your vinyl collection into a concert hall, bringing you closer to the music than ever before, with every detail and texture rendered with crystal clarity.
  2. A Sound Investment: This cartridge is not merely a component; it's an investment in unparalleled aural pleasure, promising years of enjoyment and musical discovery.
  3. Easy Compatibility: With a lightweight body and universal mounting hole distance, the Donatello Gold easily fits a wide range of tonearms, making it a versatile choice for many audiophile setups.
  4. Sonic Purity: Revel in a distortion-free listening experience as the precise design and engineering of the Donatello Gold ensure that your music is delivered as the artist intended.
  5. Enhanced Vinyl Lifespan: The gentle yet accurate tracking of the micro elliptical diamond stylus preserves the condition of your records, ensuring that they continue to produce glorious sounds for years to come.
  6. Inspiring Artistry: Each listening session transforms into an inspiring affair, as the Donatello Gold articulates every nuance of your favorite recordings, making each listen anew and revealing subtleties you've never heard before.
  7. Excellence in Balance: Enjoy a precise stereo image and outstanding channel balance that creates a harmonious and enveloping soundstage, capturing the essence of a live performance.


  • Product Type: MC Low Output Phono Cartridge
  • Model: Gold Note - Donatello Gold
  • Output Level: 0.5mV
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz - 40,000Hz
  • Impedance: 40Ω
  • Suggested Load: 470Ω
  • Compliance: 12×10^-6 cm/dyne
  • Channel Separation: 24dB
  • Channel Balance: < 1dB
  • Suggested Tracking Weight: 1.8g to 2.1g
  • Cantilever Material: Aluminium
  • Stylus Type: Micro Elliptical Diamond
  • Coil Wire Material: Copper
  • Magnet Type: Samarium-Cobalt
  • Mounting Hole Diamond Distance: 9mm
  • Weight: 7g
  • Body Material: Duralumin alloy with a gold finish and black logo

In the pantheon of audiophile grandeur, the Gold Note - Donatello Gold MC Cartridge emerges as the crowning auditory jewel. With an uncompromising commitment to acoustic fidelity, this exalted piece translates the passion of performance into a tangible, sonic revelation. The journey through soundscapes adorned with clarity and richness is an experience only the Donatello Gold can endow upon the devoted listener.

Place your trust in the experts at The Audio Tailor, Australia's premier Hi-Fi store, to guide you toward auditory bliss. Our dedicated team, backed by the assurance of our status as Australia's #1 Hi-Fi Store, is poised to enhance your analogue experience. For inquiries or to secure this engineering marvel, engage with us at our Brisbane Store, reach out at 1300 308 711, or visit our website.

Add the Donatello Gold MC Cartridge to your collection and transcend the mundane, stepping into a world where every note breathes life and every record spins a legacy.

ℹ Specifications
Specification Detail
Product Type MC Low Output Phono Cartridge
Model Gold Note - Donatello Gold
Output Level 0.5mV
Frequency Response 10Hz - 40,000Hz
Impedance 40Ω
Suggested Load 470Ω
Compliance 12×10^-6 cm/dyne
Channel Separation 24dB
Channel Balance < 1dB
Suggested Tracking Weight 1.8g to 2.1g
Cantilever Material Aluminium
Stylus Type Micro Elliptical Diamond
Coil Wire Material Copper
Magnet Type Samarium-Cobalt
Mounting Hole Diamond Distance 9mm
Weight 7g
Body Material Duralumin alloy with a gold finish and black logo

Note: The specifications detail the high-quality components and precision engineering of the Gold Note - Donatello Gold - MC Cartridge, emphasizing its lightweight design, superior damping, and refined acoustic performance for audiophiles and vinyl enthusiasts seeking unparalleled sound fidelity from their vinyl records.

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