Kuzma   CAR cartridges   are made to our specifications by a Japanese company with over 50 years experience in this field.  The same approach, with regard to design and manufacture of cartridges housings   is used as  in other Kuzma products. A combination of brass and aluminium parts made by us gives rigid and inert support to the  signal generator,  allowing the diamond tip to extract musical information from the record grooves without distortion.   

Stereophile March& April 2018- listed in class A components. M. Fremer wrote:

"Tonally, the CAR -60 was as neutral-sounding a cartridge as you'll find.It was neither tipped up nor rolled off on top, and its bottom-end extension and resolution of low-level detail were what you should expect from a cartridge costing in excess of 10,000$."

New Model Number   CAR-20  CAR 20H        CAR-30 CAR-40 CAR-50       CAR-60   
Type Condition Moving Coil Moving Coil Moving Coil Moving Coil Moving Coil Moving Coil
Coil Wire   STD Copper STD Copper 5N Copper 4N Silver 4N Silver 4N Silver
Cantilever material   Aluminum Aluminum Boron Boron Sapphire Diamond
Stylus   Synthetic Elliptical  Synthetic Elliptical Microridge Microridge Microridge Microridge
Frequency Response   10Hz-33kHz 10Hz-30kHz 10Hz-35kHz 10Hz-40kHz 10Hz-45kHz 10Hz-45kHz
Output Voltage 3.54cm/1KHz 0.3mv 2mV! 0.3mv 0.3mv 0.3mv 0.3mV
Channel Balance 1KHz <1dB < 1.5dB <1dB <1dB <1dB < 1dB
Channel Separation 1KHz >23dB > 20dB >25dB >28dB >30dB >30dB
Tracking Force   2.0gr 2.0gr 2.0gm 2.0gr 2.0gr 2.0gr
Compliance   8x10-6cm/dyne 8x10-6cm/dyne 10x10-6cm/dyne 10x10-6cm/dyne 10x10-6cm/dyne 10x10-6cm/dyne
Trackability 2.0 g >70μm >60μm >70μm >70μm >70μm >70μm
Impedance   130Ω
Load Impedance   <100Ω 47 kOhm <100Ω <100Ω <100Ω <100Ω
Net Weight   17 g 17 g 17 g 17g 17g 17g