Monster Alpha Genesis MK II MC Cartridge. This is an amazing MC low output cartridge. It was re-tipped by Soundsmith using the Ruby Cantilever/ Nude Contact Line Diamond service -$350.
The cartridge is pictured with a Thorens TD-160 head shell -for the photo only. It will be shipped carefully in the jewel box pictured. If you want the mount which is excellent please add an additional $25.
Specs: .2mv, load impedance >100 ohm, Listed Gain: 74db, Actual Gain: 1/.0002 = 5,000 log (3.698) x20 = 72 db.
"Monster Cable stated their cartridges were a collaboration between designer Hisayoshi Nakatsuka (ZYX) and Namiki Precision Jewel Company, who supplied the magnet structures, jewelled cantilevers, Micro Ridge stylii and assembly."