The S-Class models of the Wood Body SL (low-output), SM (Medium) and SH (High), the Glider SL, SM, SH, and the ACE SL, SM, SH all incorporate the Benz Dynascan system with a Gyger S stylus coupled to improved generators using new coil windings and refined pole pieces/damper designs. Albert Lukaschek began researching increased performance and uniformity of his cross-coil designs while developing the Benz Ebony H, L and TR models. Experimenting with the length of the solid Boron cantilever revealed how the elasticity of this very stiff material affected compliance and trackability. Development of a grooved rear pole piece for countersinking the o-ring damper, first introduced on the Benz Ruby square plate cartridges, was then adapted to the cross-coil designs, given their lower contact area and damping characteristics. The lower mass coils and matched cantilevers of the new S-Class retain their real world output levels and with their improved styli, offer heightened performance. These cartridges yield one of the best performance/value ratios in cartridge market, regardless of output level.
Benz Wood SM Specifications
- Output: 0.8mV
- Stylus: 5x120µm
- Impedance: 24 ohms
- Loading range: >200 ohms
- Weight: 9g
- Compliance: 14cu
- Tracking force: 1.6-1.9g
Like-for-like Part Exchange
We are able to provide a concessionary price for customers who are replacing their current Benz Micro cartridge. To qualify, the exchanged item must be the same model as the one purchased. Upon checkout, we can provide details of where to send your damaged / end of life cartridge. Once received, we will be able to ship your order. Alternatively, you can arrange to swap the unit at our premises when selecting 'collect from store' upon checkout. Call us on 020 8942 9124 if you require assistance.
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