With the eagerly awaited release of the Beatles’ newly remastered mono albums just around the corner, what better time for Miyajima’s hand-crafted mono, stereo and 78 rpm phono cartridges to come to the UK?
Japan-based Miyajima has been making phono cartridges for more than three decades, but has only recently been discovered by American and European audiophiles – and to rave reviews.
With several patents under his belt, Noriyuki Miyajima is a passionate music-lover and a true artisan manufacturer. His cartridges are individually designed to produce stunning results not only from modern stereo LPs but equally from vintage mono and 78 rpm records.
The generator system in the stereo cartridges features a patented Miyajima cross-ring design in which the cantilever fulcrum and coils are exactly positioned in the centre of the magnetic field. Similarly, the mono cartridges feature an equally unique design: Miyajima vertical axis concentration, which ensures that the cartridge responds accurately to the horizontal modulation of a mono signal….