IkedaKAI MC Reference CartridgeusedIkeda KAI MC Reference CartridgeIkeda - Kai - Handmade in Japan: MC Reference Supper desirable Cartridge: As new factory boxed as new and only carefully used 300 - 400 hoursRegularly $8,500 great opportunity only $3,895. IKEDA ...2995.00

Ikeda KAI MC Reference Cartridge [Expired]


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Ikeda - Kai - Handmade in Japan: MC Reference Supper desirable Cartridge:

 

As new factory boxed as new and only carefully used 300 - 400 hours

Regularly $8,500 great opportunity only $3,895.

IKEDA Sound Labs new KAI Reference MC Cartridge is the highlight of over four decades of experiences in cartridge design.

The KAI is designed to rank amongst the very best out there together with Lyra Atlas and Goldfinger Statement. It represents Ikeda san's over 4 decades of experiences in cartridge design. The KAI represents his finest masterpiece ever made in his entire analog career.

The new KAI moving coil cartridge is the culmination of technology and craftsmanship to now represent his best efforts to date.

Each cartridge is hand assembled, precisely aligned and inspected one by one.

Output voltage is 0.19 mVrms,

coil impedance is 2.5 Ohms

stylus force is 1.8 gram (+/-0.2 grams).

Frequency response is from 10Hz to 45kHz,

channel separation is over 27dB

channel balance is within 1.0dB (1kHz).

The newest flagship Ikeda KAI MC cartridge is the very special model that uses the high quality materials and components in each part of cartridge in order to further improve the performance over conventional models.

The body unit is made of a solid aluminum alloy and the base mounting the generator unit is made of the strongest Titanium by lathing a piece of aluminum alloy and Titanium one by one precisely. The body unit is buff polished and then coated with an Ikeda Blue Alumite. These special materials and the craftsmanship will bring out thoroughly the possible abilities of both the micro-ridge stylus chip which will be able to trace a groove accurately up to the super high range and also of the cantilever made of Boron which can secure a superior delivery of oscillation.

In addition, thanks to the highly efficient Permalloy core, low impedance coils, ideally shaped magnet yoke and the generator unit embedded samarium-cobalt magnet; it is possible to reproduce the sound as close as the original at the highest level.

Ikeda KAI cartridge is always sophisticatedly assembled, precisely aligned and inspectingly produced one by one by spending plenty of time with the fulfillment of various kinds of conditions required for the best phono cartridge as a playback device, for instance, in order to extract the musical elements as it is recorded in LPs/SPs, especially the absolute performance hidden in the specifications.

                           

It is best to call David and visit: www.weinhartdesign.com with questions
in Los Angeles Showroom 310-472-8880 or on my cell after hours and
weekends 310-927-2260 any time from 10AM - 10PM.


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We are always interested in purchasing quality Audio and Video items, LP collections and most quality trades are welcomed.

All sales out of California are State Sales Tax exempt.

California State Sales Tax of 9.5% applies for items picked up or shipped to a California address.

We accept payments by Bank Wire Transfers without fees and is the only form of payment on all sales out of the U.S. and Canada. We prefer this method of payment and also makes shipping to addresses other than billing agreeable.

VISA, MC and Papal are gladly accepted within the U.S. and Canada as long as the charge is approved and shipping to the billing address on record and adds 3% to cover costs.

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310-927-2260 and I can answer your questions and help you with all of your new and pre owned needs.


Changing the Way You Listen, 


       David Weinhart
    Weinhart Design, Inc.
         President & CEO

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The Audio and Video Expert
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