Grado Reference Range Cartridges


The 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 Reference models use Grado’s true ellipsoid design diamond.


Frequency Range: 10Hz - 60kHz
Principal: MI
Channel Separation at 1KHz: 40db
Input Load: 47k
Output at 1KHz 5CM/sec: 5mV
Recommended Tracking Force: 1.5gm
Stylus Type: E
Inductance: 45mH
Resistance: 475Ω
Compliance CUs: 20
Stylus Replacement: Cartridge exchange only
Mounting: S
Weight: 6.5g