MC Phono Pickup CartridgePP-1000

Low impedance MC cartridge that draws out a virtual feel of music and the artist's passion, which is carved in the record.
Phasemation has started from cartridge development as an original point. The fruits researched and know-how accumulated since P1 release 10 years ago have been compiled; thereby we have realized the middle/treble sounds with the extremely fresh sound quality and rich bass sounds which are woven to the perfect harmony. Here, we will release the flagship MC cartridge PP-1000 of new brand "Phasemation", as a new product different from conventional cartridge series.

Recieved Prizes

Stereo SoundGrand Prix 2011 Grand Prix Prize
Stereo SoundBEST BUY COMPONENTS 2011-12 Phono Cartridge 1st Prize
Stereo SoundBEST BUY COMPONENTS 2012-13 Phono Cartridge 3rd Prize
Stereo SoundBEST BUY COMPONENTS 2013-14 Phono Cartridge 2nd Prize
Ongen PublisingAudio Excellence Award 2012 Bronze Prize
Ongen Publisinganalog Grand Prix 2012 Analog Components Product Award
Seibundo-shinkosha2013 MJ Technology of the Year Analog Components Award

Main feature

Redesigning the magnetic circuit

The magnetic circuit of P-1G has been reconsidered in full scale; as a result, the shapes of front yoke and pole piece have been redesigned. Therefore, the shapes well suited for efficiency and magnetic uniformity have been successfully realized. It has been realized that the output is increased without increasing the mass of vibration section.

Redesigning the body structure

The material of P-1 body has been reconsidered from the beginning in order to get the best balance of sound quality. The materials of base and body have been respectively changed to stainless material and duralumin. Furthermore, DLC (Diamond Like Carbon) *1) coating is conducted; thereby, the sound quality being well suited for the rigidity and vibration-damping properties and being also suitable to be a flagship has been realized.

*1 DLC(Diamond Like Carbon)is a generic name of carbon film to be produced with vapor phase synthesis utilizing ion processing; and the high rigidity and high electric insulation similar to a diamond are provided for it.

Inheriting the high quality materials for audio sound

High quality materials for audio sound verified in P-1G and other models are inherited; and they are well-acknowledged until now for the following parts:
Cantilever made of pure boron material,
Magneto coil, pure iron coil, bobbin and wire damper made of 6N oxygen-free copper wire, and others.

Needle exchange

Please contact the dealer when exchanging the needle.

Product Specification

Power Generation Method Moving Coil Type
Impedance 4 Ohm
Applicable Stylus Force 1.7 to 2.0g
Output Voltage 0.29mV(horizontal direction of 1kHz 50mm/s)
Compliance 8.0X10(e-6)cm/dyne
Playing Frequency Range 10Hz to 30kHz
Separation 30dB or more (1kHz)
Channel Balance Within 1dB (1kHz)
Range of Recommended Temperature 20℃ to 26℃
Tare 14.3g
Stylus Chip Diamond(line contact / curvature 0.03×0.003mm)
Cantilever Pure Boron φ0.26
Magnet Samarium Cobalt Magnet 
Magnetic Circuit Composition Material Permendur
Base Stainless(Diamond Like Carbon processing)
Body Duralumin(Diamond Like Carbon processing)