The Master and Reference models use a five piece OTL cantilever technology achieving an additional 5% tip mass reduction over the Platinum and Sonata models. The coils are wound with ultra-high purity long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen free copper wire. The Master model is mounted with Grado's specially designed nude elliptical diamond, and the Reference model uses Grado's true ellipsoid design diamond
Statement Reference Technical Specifications:
Frequency Response 10-60 Principal MI Channel Separation at 1KHz 40 Imput Load 47K Output at 1KHz 5CM/sec. 4.8mV Recommended Tracking Force 1.5 Stylus Type E Inductance 45mH Resistance 475 Compliance CUs 20 Stylus Replacement F=Factory F Mounting S Weight 6.5 Handcrafted mahogany
Changing the stylus of the Grado Wood (Reference and Statement series) cartridges is not possible.
You can get 20% of the last known price back when you give your old cartridge back. This is only possible if you buy a new cartridge of the same type or a more expensive Grado cartridge.