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Reference Sonata2
Grado Sonata 2 phono cartridge - Photo by Jones Studio Ltd.


 
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Proudly made in Brooklyn USA

Grado Direct Price: $600.00

Ships to USA and Mexico


SKU: 4E-SONREF2PC
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Description Technical Specs
 
The Platinum2 and Sonata2 models use a modified four piece OTL cantilever technology achieving a 10% tip mass reduction over the Prestige series and ultra-high purity long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen free copper wire in the coils. The Platinum2 model uses Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing, and the Sonata2 model uses Grado's specially designed nude elliptical diamond.

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Great cartridge!! January 24, 2019
Reviewer: Scott Rex from Ashland, OR United States  
I have been using the Reference Sonata 2 for about 50 hours now, and it's a remarkable cartridge.   I have it on an Acoustic Signature Wow XL table (TA-700 arm) to an Avid Pellar phono stage (48db of gain).  The combination of warmth, clarity, and dynamics is superior to any cartridge I've tried under $1,000.  Very highly recommended!  And the customer service from Grado was excellent - they called me to let me know details and options for shipping when they didn't need to.

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