Audio Technica's VM 610 Mono MM cartridge is the manufacturer's most affordable phono cartridge.
Audio Technica VM 610 mono: Needle
It is designed for Mono records. Its conical stylus is precision-bonded to an aluminium cantilever.
The conical shape of the stylus makes it fairly adaptable in regards to the record's quality.
Its profile is perfectly designed for monophic grooves.
Its tilting stylus guard embedded in the Audio Technica VM 610 cartridge is very practical.
Audio Technica VM 610 mono: Motor and magnets
The motor features dual magnets that use the 'VM' technology.
Para-toroidal coils with high purity PCOCC copper conductors improve the efficiency of the generator and offer great linearity.
Audio Technica VM 610 mono: Body
The structure of this VM610 is entirely designed to minimise vibrations in the cartridge body to make playback as precise and clear as possible.
The connectors of this AudioTechnica are gold-plated.
Its weight, tracking force and compliance make it compatible with most tonearms.
Audio Technica VM 610 mono: Listening and test review
Though this Audio Technica VM 610 is monophonic, we recommend connecting both channels (left and right) to reduce the noise.
Reproduction is amazingly clear and legible.
Audio Technica's VM 610 Mono cartridge favours precision and detail.
This is a great competitively-priced Mono moving magnet cartridge (MM). Franck
Type: MM Mono
Frequency response: 20 Hz-20 kHz
Channel balance: 1.5 dB
Output voltage: 3. mV
Tracking force: 1.8/2.2 g
Recommended tracking force: 2 g
Tip shape: conical 0.6 mil
Assembly: integral bonding
Compliance: 14 x 10-6 cm/dyne
Coils: para-toroidal, PCOCC conductors
Moving magnet: VM dual magnet
Load impedance: 47 kOhms
Load capacitance: 100-200 pF
Cartridge weight: 6.4 g
Height: 17.3 mm
Mount: ½ inch screw
Replacement stylus: VMN 10CB
Optional stylus: 78 rpm VMN 70 SP