The 9000 is the top flagship model in the ‘Legendary Line’ range and provides a slightly higher output voltage of 0.65mV than the 7000 model at 0.55mV. With superior bandwidth and is perfectly balanced across the frequency spectrum. Shelter have achieved a level of performance that is incredibly quiet while reproducing extraordinary levels of musical information. Although the science is state of the art, the 9000 is sonically solid, full and classic and is perfect with all musical tastes.
‘Legendary Line’ is a traditional MC phono cartridge with faithfully succeeding the basic design of Model 701 series, which was sold in 1986 as the first generation of Shelter product. The sound is extremely smooth and gentle, and yet it has minute information volume and quietness, which are compatible at higher dimensions. With using stable material based on the long result such as aluminum alloy body housing, simple and legitimate motor structure, aluminum-clad boron cantilever, 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical diamond stylus tip and others, it yields flexibility of limitless sound tuning.
Model 9000 Specifications
Output voltage: 0.65mV
Stylus tip: 0.3 x 0.7mil elliptical
Impedance: 10 ohm
Weight: 11 gram
Tracking force: 1.4 to 2.0 gram