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AMETRIN 1 COMPOSITE HEADSHELL

5-layer sandwich-headshell made of 3-fold material mix, matching the housing of the Aventurin 6 MC. But also usable for all common pickups.

Middle layer of pear wood, framed by a carbon plate on both sides, with rosewood exterior. Sealed with SteinMusic Maestro lacquer.

TEChnical data 

 

MATERIAL

Carbon, Pear Wood Palisander Wood, Maestro Lacquer

OR Aircraft Grade Aluminium

Weight

Nickel-Plated Bronze – total weight 8.3g

Aircraft Grade Aluminium – total weight 7.2g

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DESCRIPTION

The SteinMusic Ametrin 1 Composite Headshell is a 5-ply sandwich headshell made of a 3-ply material mix, matching the housing of the Aventurin 6 MC. But it can also be used for all common cartridges.

The middle layer of the headshell is made of pear wood, framed by a carbon plate on both sides, with rosewood exterior. Sealed with SteinMusic Maestro lacquer.

The net weight is 5.7g without handle.

Handle available in nickel-plated brass (total weight 8.3g) or aircraft aluminum (total weight 7.2g)

Helmut Hack in the magazine Fidelity № 41 | 01/2019:
“At the beginning of the hearing test, the first thing that convinces is the quality of workmanship…
…then Aretha Franklin’s “Chain of Fools” sounded so free and expansive, so little dull and cloudy, that I was able to experience deep inner satisfaction in two ways at once.
With the Ametrin-1, Holger Stein has achieved a great success that goes far beyond the usual requirements for stability and geometry.
It offers the cartridge a base that simultaneously hugs, supports and stimulates”.