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Goldring Cartridges

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Outside the UK you will need to find a dealer in your country, unless you have ordered with a tonearm or turntable.

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Goldring Cartridges

Goldring offers an economical yet high-value moving magnet MM cartridge. The 1000 range is a classic and has proved enduringly popular for many years. Offering excellent performance, it combines musicality with warmth and neutrality.

Goldring has been a pioneer in the field of high quality recorded musical reproduction for over 80 years and is widely regarded as one of Europe’s most respected audio equipment manufacturers.

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Goldring 2000 Series Comparison Table


Cartridge 2500 2400 2300 2200 2100
Channel Balance 2dB @ 1kHz 2dB @ 1kHz 2dB @ 1kHz 2dB @ 1kHz 2dB @ 1kHz
Channel Separation >20dB @ 1kHz >20dB @ 1kHz >20dB @ 1kHz  >20dB @ 1kHz > 20dB @ 1kHz
Sensitivity 6.5mV±1.5dB, 1kHz @ 5 cm/sec 6.5mV±1.5dB, 1kHz @ 5 cm/sec 6.5mV±1.5dB, 1kHz @ 5 cm/sec  6.5mV±1.5dB, 1kHz @5 cm/sec 6.5mV±1.5dB, 1kHz @ 5 cm/sec
 Static Compliance 20x 20x 20x 20x 35 mm/N
 Vertical Tracking Angle 24° 24° 24° 24°  24°
Stylus Radius 2 SD Vital Gyger II Elliptical .0007″x.0003″  Elliptical 0.0007″x 0.0003″
Stylus Type Replaceable Replaceable Replaceable Replaceable  Replaceable
Load Resistance 47,000 Ohm 47,000 Ohm 47,000 Ohm 47,000 Ohm  47 kΩ
Load Capacitance 100-200pF 100-200pF 100-200pF 100-200pF  100-200pF
Internal Inductance 720 mH 720 mH 680 mH 680 mH  550 mH
Internal Resistance 550 Ohm 550 Ohm 550 Ohm 550 Ohm  550 Ω
Cartridge Weight 8.2g 8.2g 7.6g 7.2g  7.4 g
Fixing Centre 0.5 (12.7mm) 0.5 (12.7mm) 0.5 (12.7mm) 0.5 (12.7mm)  12.7 mm (0.5″)
Playing Weight 1.5-2.0g (1.7g nom.) 1.5-2.0g (1.7g nom.) 1.5-2.0g (1.7g nom.) 1.5-2.0g (1.7g nom.)  1.5 – 2.0 g (1.7 g nom.)

Goldring 1000 Series Comparison Table


Cartridge 1042  1022GX  1012GX 1006
Channel Balance 2dB @ 1kHz  2 dB @ 1 kHz  2 dB @ 1 kHz 2 dB @ 1 kHz
Channel Separation >25dB @ 1kHz >25 dB @ 1 kHz >25 dB @ 1 kHz >25 dB @ 1 kHz
Sensitivity 6.5mV +/-1.5dB, 1kHz @ 5 cm/sec  6.5 mV ±1.5dB, 1kHz @ 5 cm/sec  6.5 mV +/- 1.5 dB, 1 kHz @ 5 cm/sec 6.5 mV ±1.5 dB, 1 kHz @ 5 cm/sec
 Static Compliance 20 mm/N  20 mm/N  20 mm/N 20 mm/N
 Vertical Tracking Angle  24 °  24°  24°  24°
Stylus Radius  Gyger S  Vital PH  Gyger II  Elliptical
Stylus Type  Replaceable  Replaceable  Replaceable  Replaceable
Load Resistance  47 kΩ  47 kΩ  47 kΩ  47 kΩ
Load Capacitance  150-200pF  150 – 200 pF  150 – 200 pF  150-200pF
Internal Inductance  570 mH  570 mH  570 mH  570 mH
Internal Resistance  660 Ω  660 Ω  660 Ω  660 Ω
Cartridge Weight  6.3 g  6.3 g  6.3 g 6.3 g
Fixing Centre  0.5″ (12.7 mm)  0.5″ (12.7 mm)  0.5″ (12.7 mm)  0.5″ (12.7 mm)
Playing Weight  1.5 – 2.0 g (1.7 g nom.)  1.5 – 2.0 g (1.7g nom.)  1.5 – 2.0 g (1.7 g nom.) 1.5 – 2.0 g (1.7 g nom.)