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The history of the LUXMAN audio brand began in 1925, at the birth of radio broadcasting. LUXMAN has paid particular attention to the world of audio and has gained high reputation as a quality brand of high-end audio products both domestically and internationally. People tend to open their mind to natural things and react negatively to the unnatural. Natural sound, without coloration, develops an intimacy between the music and the listener. Naturally and purely reproduced music resonates with the listener’s imagination. LUXMAN reflects this effect in our product development. Music that features a performer's true passion and which a recording engineer has worked on precisely benefits from the fine nuances in sound which LUXMAN aims to reproduce, conveying the sprit of the artist and the enthusiasm of the performance. We strive to bring to the listener the experience of unlimited, pure music. Composers, performers and recording engineers have poured their true feelings into our favorite pieces of music. LUXMAN would be satisfied if the listener could experience those same passions through our products. LUXMAN has celebrated its 90th anniversary and hopes to discover new excitement through wonderful music and to continue to share that pleasure with everyone.

Luxman LMC-5 MC Cartridge
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First time in 40 years since the launch of LMC-1 in 1981 and LMC-2 in 1982

2. Natural and extensive unified Luxman sound from the input to the output

3. The semi-open body structure helps reduce resonance and the effects of reflected sound

4. Thorough pursuit of ideal sound quality by repeating trial production considering materials and structure of cantilever, stylus, chassis

The SHIBATA needle has less audible noise while delivering full range vinyl reading

The aluminum cantilever has a neutral tone that goes well with the SHIBATA needle

Moving coil (MC) type, reducing the weight of the armature Reduces cross-channel sensitivity with directly wound cross mounted coils, to which the L/R power generation coils are wound symmetrically

The UEW coil wire has a radius of 30μm, the thinnest in the range, and is resistant

Using a single point piano wire (Φ0.08mm) support method for accurate vibrationto breakage while ensuring coil winding direction

Circuit structure with minimal loop area reduces external noise

A stylus unit is regarded as acoustically equivalent to a microphone, so resonance and reflected sound

from around the device should be thoroughly suppressed
Outer walls that protect the stylus and cantilever ensure practicality are placed on both sides

Structural chassis with inverted oval curves to reduce resonance and reflections
A carefully pared down body structure with minimal outer wall weight as a resonance countermeasure

Type

MC (Moving Coil)

Internal impedance

4.7 Ω (1 kHz)

DC resistance

4.7 Ω

Tracking force

2.1 to 2.3 g (2.2 g standard)

Output voltage

0.4 mV (1 kHz, 3.54 cm/sec)

Frequency responce

10 Hz to 35 kHz

Channel separation

28 dB (1 kHz)

Channel balance

0.5 dB (1 kHz)

Recommended load impedance (when head amplifier connected)

40ohms

Recommended load impedance (when step-up transformer connected)

2.5 to 10 ohms

Coil inductance

9.5 μH (1 kHz)

Dynamic compliance

8×106 cm/dyne (100 Hz)

Stylus

Solid diamond/SHIBATA

Radius of curvature at tip

7×40 μm

Cantilever

Di. 0.5 mm aluminum

Vertical tracking angle

25°

Suspension wire

Di. 0.08 SWP-A

Magnet

Samarium-cobalt BH20

Coil

30 μm UEW

Constituent material of magnetic circuit

Pure iron

Terminal

Di. 1.2 mm, White: L (+) / Blue: L () / Red: R (+) / Green: R ()

Body

Aluminum A6063

Recommended service temperature range

20 to 27 °C

Threaded hole

M2.6 mm × 2

Dimensions/weight

17.0 (W) × 18.3 (H) × 21.3 (D) mm / 8.5g (terminal excluded)

We are still delivering orders as normal. When your order ships you will still receive tracking details. For UK shipments, Our couriers have procedures in place to ensure deliveries are arriving as quickly & safely as possible. Drivers can now sign for your parcels, however will notify you that they have arrived, in order to ensure you receive your parcel. Signing for the parcel has now been stopped temporally for hygiene reasons. Drivers are also working with customer instructions, so you can ask them to leave the parcel in a safe place (doorstep etc...) if you prefer not to come into direct contact with the driver.

There has been no changes to deliveries with Brexit. All deliveries to the UK mainland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are operating as normal. No VAT or charges are applicable. 

Express Deliveries

Express Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. Express Delivery offers delivery in 24-72 hours from time of purchase. We use premium couriers for this service, mainly DPD & Royal Mail. DPD will offer you a one hour window for delivery to make sure someone is at home, or you can reschedule the delivery if no one is around. 

Standard Deliveries

Here at Kronos AV, we have vast experience with e-commerce sales. Making sure that your parcel arrives undamaged is a huge priority for us. That’s why at Kronos AV, we only use premium couriers for all our orders. All our parcels are shipped with DPD or Royal Mail and are always sent Signed For to make sure it gets to the right person. 

If for any reason your parcel does arrived damaged, please get in touch, and we will be happy to get everything resolved for you. We are always on hand to help!

Details

Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. In order to offer FREE delivery to UK customers, we use several premium couriers to ensure your delivery arrives safe.

Most large orders (over 2kg) ship using DPD or DHL courier and smaller orders (under 2kg) by Royal Mail signed for services.

The most appropriate courier will be chosen for the items ordered to ensure the quickest possible delivery.

We can offer very generous trade in offers across the majority of our product range. 

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