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Goldring 1022GX Cartridge

The 1022GX record cartridge is recommended for the discerning listener. The diamond stylus is a Vital PH type, which provides increased resolution and ensures the maximum accuracy of musical reproduction.
Replacement stylus: 1022GX - D22GX


Frequency Response20Hz - 20kHz ±3 dB
Channel Balancewithin 2 dB @ 1 kHz
Channel Separationbetter than 25 dB @ 1 kHz
Sensitivity6.5 mV ±1.5dB, 1kHz @ 5 cm/sec
Static Compliance20 mm/N
Dynamic Compliance @ 10 Hz
10 mm/N
Equivalent tip mass0.45 mg
Vertical Tracking Angle24°
Stylus RadiusVital PH
Stylus TypeReplaceable
Load Resistance47 kΩ
Load Capacitance150 - 200 pF
Internal Inductance570 mH
Internal Resistance660 Ω
Cartridge Mass6.3 g
Cartridge Mass (inc. fixings)
7.6 g
Fixing Centre0.5" (12.7 mm)
Playing Weight1.5 - 2.0 g (1.7g nom.)

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How to replace your cartridge and set up your turntable

Step 1
Put the cartridge up to the headshell and gently tighten the screws into the holes.

Step 2
Then use the Allen key to tighten (but not over-tighten) the cartridge into place. To prevent damage, be careful not to knock the stylus guard or stylus

Step 3
Then connect the wires from the back of the tone arm to the coloured connecting pins at the rear of the cartridge. Each wire is colour coded (red, white, green, blue). It is best to use tweezers or a pair of small pliers to connect them.

Step 4
As they are very delicate, it is best to grab the wire by the connector to prevent damage. Ensure the wires are connected properly.

Step 5
The next stage is correctly aligning the cartridge to the protractor. Gently put the stylus of the cartridge on to the crossover point of the protractor.

Step 6
Holding the cartridge off the protractor, use the Allen key to gently loosen the screws. Once loosened you need to rotate the cartridge so that it is parallel with the lines on the protractor. When you are happy that they are parallel, you need to re-tighten the screws.

Step 7
When tightened, place the stylus back on the protractor to confirm it still lines up.

Step 8
Use the second chart to check that everything is parallel in both positions. When you are happy, ensure the screws are tight enough (but not too tight). Your cartridge is now correctly aligned.