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"The world's most musically natural cartridges"



State-of-the-art Performance


The Transfiguration Proteus low output moving coil phono cartridge provides state-of-the-art performance suitable for use in a great system. Your music will come alive.



  • Specially designed single layer 5N silver coils increases transparency and natural detail

  • Hard wired internally mini-leads for greater accuracy which provides more of the music

  • Total control over one of the several variables which can adversely influence the Proteus’ ultimate performance

  • Two coils within double ring neodymium magnets

  • No yokes

  • No magnetic irregularities

  • Coils at the crux of the magnet

  • Ultra tight magnet-coil coupling for improved resolution

  • Body design in special aluminum with true control of the frequency


Design Yokeless Double-Ring-Magnet musically natural MC cartridge


Aluminum, resonance controlled

Cantilever 0.3mm solid boron
Stylus Ogura PA (3 x 30µm) solid diamond
Core/coils Ultra grade 3S – µ metal square core with 5N silver coils
Magnet Neodymium – front and rear



Output voltage

0.2mV (3.54cm/s, 1kHz)

Internal impedance

1 ohm

Frequency response

10Hz – 20kHz +1.5dB, 20kHz – 40kHz +2dB

Channel separation > 30dB, 200Hz - 1kHz
Channel balance < 0.5dB, 1kHz
Tracking ability > 70µm at 315Hz at the tracking force of 2g
Dynamic compliance 13 x 10 to the minus 6cm/dyne
Recommended loading > 10 ohms
Tracking force range 1.7 - 2.2 g
Optimum working temp 23ş Celsius
Break in period Minimum 40 hours

Specifications subject to change without notice.


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Proteus D

with Diamond cantilever




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206-878-3833 or email sales@kosmic.us if you have any questions or would like to place an order.