A perfect combination of Japanese and Danish craftsmanship and technique, the new SPU Wood A is beautiful in finish and form, as well as in its sonic expression.The SPU Wood A unique characteristics includes an outstanding housing made of Japanese Beech wood, famous for its strength and hardness. For the exclusive surface treatment, the 6000 years old Japanese Urushi lacquer method was chosen in order to achieve a hard, resistant and beautiful multilayer surface in dark maroon colour. The wooden housing has a strong influence resulting in a very pleasant, open, dynamic, straightforward and present tone range characteristic for the SPU sound.
Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. - 0.18 mVChannel balance at 1 kHz 1,5 dBChannel separation at 1 kHz 20 dBChannel separation at 15 kHz 10 dBFrequency range at -3 dB 20-25.000 HzFrequency response - 20-20.500 HzTracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force *) 70 µmCompliance, dynamic, lateral - 10 µm/mNStylus type - SphericalStylus tip radius - R 18 µmTracking force range - 3.0-5.0 g (30-50 mN)Tracking force, recommended - 4.0 g (40 mN)Tracking angle - 20° *) Typical value
Internal impedance, DC resistance - 2.5 ohmRecommended load impedance > 10 ohmCartridge body material - WoodCartridge color - Dark maroonCartridge weight - 31 g