The Fideles Purist is a cartridge featuring a round / spherical stylus for the audiophile who wants a “no problem“ cartridge for a collection of very old records.
Providing a “relaxed“ approach yet with detailed and live-like sound, the Purist is easy going on records with scratches and worn groove thanks to its “old school 1960“ spherical stylus shape – which will help a lot enjoying music and good sonics on records which will be hardly listenable played back with modern stylus.
It is quite similar to the virtues of an old Ortofon SPU – just here w/o the need for step-up SUT or heavy vintage tonearm.
It’s spherical stylus makes it a “no-brainer“ for collectors of old vintage records as it allows optimum tracking without the need for any alignment to different SRA / VTA tracking angles!
It is a universal cartridge for every audiophile on a budget who wants nevertheless good sound on most every record – even worn ones – and no problem with gain on the phono stage.It works on literally ANY tonearm with no problems or difficulties meeting a good resonance frequency.
|Tracking force||1.8 to 2.3 grams|
|Channel Balance||+/- 2 dB|
|mV Output||5.5 mV|
|Dynamic Compliance||10 mm/N|
|Stylus Dimensions||0.6 mil|
|Recommended load Ohms||47k to 100k|