Low compliance MC cartridge


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Oct 7, 2015
I'm looking for recommendations on a low compliance MC cartridge.

Mass: <10 grams
Compliance: low
Output: >0.29 mV
Output impedance <11 Ohms
Loading: ~200 ohms

<$5,000 USD (new, retail)

Candidates (in no particular order):
1. van den Hul Crimson XGW Stradivarius (low compliance version?).
2. Koetsu Rosewood (and many others)
3. My Sonic Lab Eminent Ex (GL)
4. ?
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