The 1042 is a record cartridge for the audiophile who demands the ultimate sonic performance from their system, together with the convenience of a user replaceable stylus. The extended groove contact of its Gyger-S diamond gives the 1042 unsurpassed resolution of the fine groove modulations, producing an exceptionally detailed, smooth and musical sound.
The Goldring 1000 series are advanced moving magnet designs that embrace all the advantages of modern phono-cartridge technology, including improved tracking ability and user-replacement stylus assembly allowing the immediate replacement of worn or damaged Styli. The four 1000 Series cartridges all share the same strong, one-piece body made from Pocan, an ultra-rigid glass-reinforced polyester. All fixed parts can be held securely in place and the body can be tightly bolted to the headshell. The 1000 Series are each endowed with a highly efficient magnetic circuit which makes for a smooth and extended frequency response.
As with all Goldring cartridges, the 1000 Series is rigorously tested to ensure optimum standards of performance and reliability. Goldring 1006 This is designed for owners who want to get the very best from their systems at a budget price. This cartridge has an Elliptical tip for improved high frequency clarity and a powerful miniature magnet to ensure high sensitivity.