Grado Labs Prestige 1 Series Blue1 Phono Cartridge

Grado Labs

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The newly redesigned Blue1 and Red1 have had their coil design reconfigured, and the effective moving mass of their generating system has been reduced by 17%. 

  • The Blue1 and Red1 models use a four piece OTL cantilever technology, standard oxygen free wire in the coils and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing. The Red1 model is selected from the Blue1 production run and meets higher test specifications. Approximately 10% of the production run will meet these standards and become Red1 models.

    • Reduced moving mass by 17%
    • Four piece cantilever technology
    • Approximately 10% of production run will be deemed worthy of being labelled Red1 models
  • Frequency Response: 10-55

    Principal: MI

    Channel Separation at 30

    Input Load: 47K

    Output at 1KHz 5CM/sec. 5mV

    Recommended Tracking Force: 1.5

    Stylus Type: E

    Inductance: 45mH

    Resistance: 475

    Compliance CUs: 20

    Stylus Replacement: U

    Mounting: Half Inch Mount

    Weight: 5.5