This cartridge is the 100th Anniversary edition MC Phono Cartridge that is based on the Legendary DL-103 Cartridge.
This unit will ship new in the box. It will arrive just as it would from the manufacturer.
The basic design of this model continues to achieve first-rate performance and play an active part in today’s world. The DL-A100 is an anniversary model that has been recreated to celebrate 100 years of an engineering sample that was a unique and closely held secret at the time the DL-103 was developed. The DL-A100 represents the standard model that has been in production for a little less than a half century - now reborn with the latest tuning for your enjoyment.
The Signatures of Quality.
The DL-A100 features the 100th anniversary special case, and comes with a 5-year warranty and a signed certificate of authenticity from the chief production engineer who hand crafted the product. Also included is a beautiful Denon “brand book” that explores the history of one of the leading names in the audio-visual field.
Latest tuning based on original model DL 103
Cabinet : Clear type mold
Construction based on DL-103 original model
Type: Moving coil (MC)
Output: 0.3 mV
Channel Balance: 1dB Max. (1kHz)
Channel Separation: 25 dB Min. (1 kHz)
Output Impedance: 40 ohms
Suggested Loading: 100 ohms min.
Stylus: 16.5 Micron round tip
Frequency Range: 20 Hz to 45 kHz
Tracking Force: 2.5g ± 0.3g
Compliance: 5 x 10-6 cm/dyne