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Stanton 500.V3 Spherical Standard Cartridge

Visually striking while packing exceptional sound quality and durability, the Stanton 500.V3 cartridge is perfect for playing back vinyl in any setting. (5) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and Review This Product
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The 500.V3 is an updated version of the classic Stanton 500AL. With more years spent on the decks than any other cartridge in the world, the 500 series has earned a reputation as a standard. The 500.V3 represents a perfect balance between economy, reliability, ruggedness and optimum performance.

Features:
Industry-standard spherical cartridge ideal for almost any application

Rugged and reliable at a great price

Industrial design

Improved skip resistance

Perfect for:
Hip-Hop / Scratch and Club DJs

Consumers

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Beginner DJs

The industrial design is not only visually striking, but also serves the higher purpose of improving tracking for better groove holding throughout the entire line. The same Stanton sound quality and low cue burn characteristics have been preserved in order to bring you the best needles ever made! zZounds is an authorized dealer of Stanton products.
Frequency Response: 20 to 17 kHz

Output @ 1kHz: 4.6mV

Channel Separation @ 1 kHz: 28dB

Channel Balance @ 1 kHz: within 2 dB

Tracking Force: 2 to 5 grams

Stylus Tip: Spherical .7 mil Special High Polish

DC Resistance: 535 ohms

Inductance: 400 mH

Cartridge Weight: 5.5 grams

Tracking Ability: 80 mF @ 3 grams

Recommended Load: 47k ohms and 275 pF

Replacement Stylus: N 500
Stanton Warranty If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 954-316-1500
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"Go with the "Shure" thing and get the M44-7's and save money in the long run. The price on the Stanton's are appealing but the h"
Sound: The sound quality is comprable to the M44-7 Feature: There aren't a lot of features on any cart....gave it a 3 just for fun Ease of Use: If you buy the 505V3 H it comes pre-mounted on a stanton head shell....very easy Quality: Be CAREFUL removing the needle, it's body is plastic and pulling it off the headshell can cause damage. Value: Good value Manufacturer Support: Didn't have to contact them The Wow Factor: I got it because of cost, but will go back Shure M44-7. Overall: The proper tracking force is very difficult to find with it being between 2.0 and 5.0. I have tried all of em and can't keep this thing from skipping. For regular palyback this is pretty good, but if you are turntablist I would suggest you go with the best needle for that application, which is the Shure M44-7. I just bought those after 2 horrific weeks using the stanton's and without breaking in the 44-7's I was able to scratch and beat juggle right off the top, just imagine the fun I'll have after proper break in on the shure's.
Style of Music: Hip-Hop
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Sound: the sound was kool! its was perfect! Feature: not any features! its not meant for scratching! good 4 playing records only! Ease of Use: real easy! Quality: its good! Value: not really! should go 4 cheaper! Manufacturer Support: the cmpany was real kool!
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