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New Grado Reference Series 2 cartridges


The Reference Series 2 of wooden cartridges are hand-crafted at Grado Labs from a Australian Jarrah wood. An intricate procedure of curing is done between production steps to achieve optimal sonic quality. This series generator/stylus module is not replaceable allowing a redesigned one-piece magnetic circuit and a reduction of chassis resonances. The Reference Series2 utilizes manufacturing and assembly techniques that result is musical perfection. The Reference Series2 should be used with only the finest equipment. Recommended tracking force 1.5 to 1.9 grams.
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Grado Platinum 2 phono cartridge - Photo by Jones Studio Ltd. Grado Sonata 2 phono cartridge - Photo by Jones Studio Ltd. Grado Master 2 phono cartridge - Photo by Jones Studio Ltd.
Reference Platinum2
Grado Direct Price: 350.00

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Reference Sonata2
Grado Direct Price: 600.00

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Reference Master2
Grado Direct Price: 1,000.00

Ships to USA and Mexico
The Platinum2 model uses Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing. A 10% tip mass reduction over the Prestige series. The Sonata2 model uses Grado's specially designed nude elliptical diamond. A 10% tip mass reduction over the Prestige series. The Master2 model is mounted with Grado's specially designed nude elliptical diamond. An additional 5% tip mass reduction compared to the Platinum2 and Sonata2 models.
Grado Reference 2 phono cartridge - Photo by Jones Studio Ltd.
Reference Reference2
Grado Direct Price: 1,500.00

Ships to USA and Mexico
The Reference1 model uses Grado's true ellipsoid design diamond. An additional 5% tip mass reduction compared to the Platinum2 and Sonata2 models.