From the moment you open the beautiful box and digest the lovingly written manual it is clear the Pearwood Celebration II is a very special cartridge indeed. It tracks grooves effortlessly and reproduces music with stunning veracity.

Jonathan Gorse, HiFi News

Improvements to the original Pearwood Celebration include a brand new handcrafted Pearwood cartridge body, refined long-grain boron cantilever, and most notably a new ultra low-mass Ogura Jewel Co. P9 Stylus (Vital Design). In addition, a new machined-billet Teflon back plate features custom hollow and tapered brass mounting pins for ease of installation. These refinements result in a cartridge that offers more extended high frequencies along with bass extension and an extremely articulate mid-band range. The Pearwood Celebration II embodies all the virtues that over 25 years of experience in designing and distributing the finest in analog products.

  • Cartridge Type: Moving Coil
  • Suspension: synthetic rubber
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz - 40kHz (+/- 1.5dB)
  • Output Voltage/Channel: 0.5mV (3.54cm/s @ 1kHz)
  • Channel Separation: 30dB @ 1kHz
  • Channel Balance: 0.5dB @ 1kHz
  • Optimum Tracking Force: 2.0g
  • Tracking Force Range: 1.9g - ­ 2.2g
  • Dynamic Compliance: 12x10-6 cm/dyn
  • Internal Impedance: 30Ω
  • Capacitance Range: 100pF ­ - 300pF
  • Cantilever: long-grain boron
  • Stylus Size/Shape: ultra low-mass Ogura Jewel Co. P9
  • Output Terminals: unique gold-plated tapered brass pins
  • Load Impedance: 100Ω - 1kΩ
  • Cartridge Weight: 7.0g
  • Mounting System Standard: standard 0.5” hole spacing (M2.5 threaded)