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Grado Prestige Gold Phono Cartridge
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Proudly made in Brooklyn USA

Grado Direct Price: $260.00

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SKU: 4E-GOLD1PC
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The newly redesigned Silver1 and Gold1 have had their coil design reconfigured, and the effective moving mass of their generating system has been reduced by 17%. The Silver1 and gold1 models use a four piece OTL cantilever technology, ultra-high purity long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen free copper wire in the coils and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing. The Gold1 model is selected from the Silver1 production run and meets higher test specifications. Approximately 5% of the production run meet these standards and become Gold1 models.

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Grado Prestige Gold is smooth and balanced. January 10, 2017
Reviewer: David Naprstek from Plainfield, IL United States  
I am not an audiophile. This cartridge was easy to mount in my Yamaha YP-D6 turntable. I hear no motor humm over the speakers. I do hear humm over headphones until the needle makes contact with the record, then it stops. Clicks and pops seem to be reduced on records that I listened to with my previous cartridge. I listen to classical violin, piano, and progressive rock. The tonal balance, soundstage, and balance of frequencies is everything I hoped for.

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Magnificent Sound!!! December 2, 2016
Reviewer: Alexandros Methenitis from Springfield Gardens, NY United States  
One of the best Phono Cartridges!!!!!

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Classic brilliance May 10, 2016
Reviewer: John Ellison from Manchester, CT United States  
I decided to take a leap from the Prestige Black1 (Which sounds incredible) to the Gold1, and to my compete surprise it DID sound even better. My mind still whirls around the fact that Grado Gold1 would actually have a noticeable difference from the Black1. Amazing.  Some of you out there may not be as sound picky as I am. I listen to a variety of talents that includes Prog Rock--for the most part. Gentle Giant and King Crimson were wonderful test groups for this cartridge.

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Grado Prestige Gold Phone Cartridge April 19, 2016
Reviewer: John Parichuk from Asbury, NJ United States  
Bought this item as part of my upgrade on my old Empire 598 turntable. I am extremely pleased with this cartridge's performance. I actually think it sounds better than my old Audio-Technica cartridge. I am also running one of your 78 rpm cartridges on another turntable and have nothing but good things to say about it, also. You people build a fine product!

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Worth the Upgrade December 15, 2015
Reviewer: Andor Kiss from Oxford, OH United States  
Been a Grado phono cartridge customer for many years - always had Black and Green cartridges.  I finally sprung for the Gold1 and it's amazing - like I bought a new system!

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