the fideles - an audiophile HO phono cartridge

We herewith proudly introduce the fideles  - an all-new high-end phono cartridge.

fideles“ derivates from Latin / German and stands for „faithful, - as well as agile and lively“.

 

Unusual in this price class, the fideles features a solid advanced Titanium Timet 1100 body of unparalleled energy transfer ability and unique combination of strength and light weight.

The generator system is a double-magnet - focused field - moving ferrum pipe - principle which gives a healthy high output of 5.5 mV.

Very easy handle for any phono stage and no need for a high-gain / moving coil phono input.

 

Any phono input with 35 to 50 dB gain and 47k to 100k impedance is fine.

The fideles’ Titanium body further features 3 rows of threads to allow perfect overhang in any headshell / tonearm.

 

The fideles produces a very dynamic, live-like, colorful, open, transparent and natural sound and performs solidly several steps above it’s price range.

It features very high trackability - above 90 µm! -  and is very easy to align.

It’s relatively low body mass allows perfect synergy with a very wide selection of low to medium-high mass tonearms.

 

It easily rivals - not just in terms of it’s cnc’ed Titanium body - high end cartridges in the price range of 2000 to 3500 US$ retails.

 

The fideles has a world-wide retails price target of around US$ 1200 / EURO 990.

 

The fideles was designed to set a new standard in the US$ 1200 to 2000 - price range of phono cartridges - in terms of technical input, value for money and performance alike.

the fideles - the technical specifications

 

frequency response

18 Hz – 25 kHz +/- 2 dB

channel balance

within 0.8dB @ 1kHz

channel separation

better than 25dB @ 1kHz

output voltage

5.5 mV, 1kHz @ 5 cm/sec

static compliance

35 mm/N

dynamic compliance @ 9-10 Hz

17 mm/N

vertical tracking angle

22°

stylus 

true elliptical 7µ x 2.5µ

 

factory-replaceable

recommended load resistance

47 -100 kΩ

recommended load capacitance

phono cable + 0-max 200pF

 

 

 

 

cartridge body mass

10.5 g 

 

 

 

 

recommended tracking force

17 mN to 18 mN

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