GARROTT P77i with MicroScanner II stylus

Full sounding characteristic of the original P77

$600.00

SKU: GP77i



Calculate Shipping



Pickup from Coopers Plains - $0.00 (ETA: 1 days)
Once you have placed your order please phone to make an appointment to collect.

This new version of the popular Garrott P77 phono cartridge has slightly different suspension and the MicroScanner II diamond. This has resulted in a flatter frequency response right across the spectrum but it still retains the full sounding characteristic of the original P77.

Specifications:

Diamond Stylus:  MicroScanner II on special high rigidity alloy dual tube cantilever

Frequency Response:  20Hz - 20kHz  ±2dB

Channel Separation:  25dB (typical) @ 1kHz

Compliance:  Med. 18 x 10-6 cm/dyne

Output Voltage:  High output type  4mV @ 3.54cm/sec

Tracking Force:  1.8 Grams +/- 0.1

Input Impedance:  47k Ohm

Cartridge Weight:  5.8 Grams

Supplementary Technical Information

In order to understand how the Garrott P-77 gives such unique sound quality you need to know something of its special design features.
Until now, it has been generally considered impossible to harmoniously combine the best features of the 3 major types of stereo cartridge design - that is, moving magnet (MM), moving coil (MC), and variable reluctance (Decca type).

The Garrott P-77 has achieved the impossible! Here's how ......

The Garrott P-77, personally designed by John Garrott after many years of stereo cartridge research, incorporates many new design features - all in one cartridge.
         

  *  specially designed critical acoustic damping to control unwanted resonances thereby giving a warmth and musicality of sound not previously possible 

*   a suspension of unusual accuracy, to extract groove signals with utmost fidelity

*   special "low Q" dual-tube alloy cantilever of great rigidity to minimise transmission losses

*   custom designed Garrott MicroScanner II GEM QUALITY, GRAIN-ORIENTED PARABOLIC DIAMOND STYLUS for super-accurate groove tracing and treble control, with the bonus of unusually low surface noise (excellent signal to noise ratio)

*   special magnetic circuit to give unusually delicate positional information and "sound stage" and exceptional channel separation

*   high-output coils to eliminate need for costly, sound degrading step-up devices

*   individual fine-tuning under Garrott microscopes to give the mid-range sound projection so far found only in the Decca variable magnetic reluctance design

As a result of all the above new design features, the Garrott P-77 gives you a beautiful of - 

*   the dynamics of moving coil cartridges, without the typical MC brittle treble and "listening fatique"

*   the smooth, easy-listening sound for which the best MM cartridges are noted

*   the realistic, clear mid-range for which Decca cartridges are renowned, but without the lack of warmth encountered with that design

(GP77i)

SKU GP77i
Brand GARROTT
Shipping Weight 0.0600kg
Shipping Width 0.170m
Shipping Height 0.040m
Shipping Length 0.120m

1 Year Warranty

Be The First To Review This Product!

Help other Decibel Hi Fi users shop smarter by writing reviews for products you have purchased.

Write a product review


Others Also Bought


ORIGIN LIVE Upgrade Mat

ORIGIN LIVE Upgrade Mat

$82.50 OLUM

AUDIO TECHNICA  Microline stylus for AT440MLb

AUDIO TECHNICA Microline stylus for AT440MLb

Discontinued model - limited stock available

$297.00 ATN440MLb


More From This Category


ORTOFON 2M Red cartridge with elliptical stylus
11% OFF RRP $169.00
AUDIO TECHNICA  AT95 cartridge with hyper-elliptical stylus

AUDIO TECHNICA AT95 cartridge with hyper-elliptic

better tracking, lower wear, and more detail retrieval

$159.50 AT95HE

AUDIO TECHNICA AT120E mm cartridge

AUDIO TECHNICA AT120E mm cartridge

$199.00 AT120Eb

AUDIO TECHNICA AT7V mm cartridge

AUDIO TECHNICA AT7V mm cartridge

$250.00 AT7V

AUDIO TECHNICA AT95 with Vivid Line stylus

AUDIO TECHNICA AT95 with Vivid Line stylus

better tracking, lower wear, and more detail retrieval

$187.00 AT95VL

Audio Technica VM520EB Moving Magnet Cartridge

Audio Technica VM520EB Moving Magnet Cartridge

Bonded elliptical model in Audio-Technica’s new VM Line

$239.00 VM520EB