The archon© provides a sonic picture which is live-like and tantalizing in its openness, vital detailed and rich in its harmonic structure. A very natural, colorful sound - with an outstanding reproduction of human voices and the most realistic timbre. Opening a soundstage which is wide and recreating excellent the recording venue - with organic placement and wide inner dynamics.
The archon© is an individual numbered limited edition low-output moving coil cartridge assembled and fine-tuned by hand and designed in Bavaria / Germany.
What the press says ... (The Audiobeat )
The Archon steps into the world of moving coil's. The silver coils produce .5mv output compared to the fidelis you will need 21db of gain therefore pairing it with a good phono stage will highlight its capabilities. The Archon provides a sonic picture which is live-like and tantalizing in its openness, its detail and rich harmonic structure. The Archon has a very natural, colourful sound - with an outstanding reproduction of human voices and the most realistic timbre. The soundstage is wide and does a tremendous job in recreating the recording venue with defined placement of instruments and wide inner dynamics.
frequency response 15 hz to 32 Khz • Moving coil with silver coils
Output voltage .5 Mv • Stylus Shibata EVO • Cantilever C37 Coated tempered Aluminum
loading 40 to 1000 Ohms • tracking force 1.8 gr
weight 11.5 gr