Nagaoka MP-100 Phono Cartridge

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MM Cartridge

The Nagaoka MP-100 Phono Cartridge is a moving magnet (MM) phono cartridge known for its warm, detailed sound reproduction. The MP-100 has a strong output level and low distortion, making it a popular choice for audiophiles and vinyl enthusiasts. The cartridge features an elliptical stylus, which is designed to provide excellent tracking and minimal record wear. The MP-100 has a lightweight aluminium cantilever, which helps to increase its responsiveness and accuracy. Overall, the Nagaoka MP-100 Phono Cartridge is a high-quality, reliable cartridge that is well-suited for use with a wide range of turntables and music genres.

The Nagaoka MP-100 phono cartridge offers musical clarity and expression beyond its price and competitors - a splendid upward start toward long term musical enjoyment.


• SuperFine polished conical diamond bonded stylus

• Powerful samarium cobalt magnet

• Lightweight aluminium alloy for high fidelity

• Carbon Fibre-reinforced plastic shoe

• Anti-ferro magnetic permalloy shield casing

Type: Moving Magnet

Cantilever: Lightweight aluminium alloy

Stylus type: Conical diamond with .0006 inch radius

Weight: 6.5 grams

Output voltage: 5 mV (5cm/sec)

Frequency characteristic: 20 - 20,000 Hz

Channel balance: Better than 2.0 dB

Channel separation: Better than 22 dB at 1 kHz

Recommended loading: 47,000 ohms

Dynamic Compliance: 5.5 x 10-6 cm/dyne

Static Compliance: 18 x 10-6 cm/dyne

Tracking force range: 1.5 - 2.3 g

Break-in period: 30 hours

Replacement stylus: JN-P100

Free Turntable setup 

We carefully set up every turntable and cartridge we sell. So if you're new to turntables or have decades of experience, you know you'll be getting the most enjoyment from your system. You can be safe in the knowledge that you can take your turntable home, plug it straight in and start enjoying good music without any worry of something being setup incorrectly.