Audio-Technica VM520EB/H
Audio-Technica VM520EB/H
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Audio-Technica VM520EB/H


Audio-Technica VM520EB/H

The VM520EB/H combo kit includes the VM520EB elliptical bonded dual moving magnet cartridge premounted on the AT-HS10BK universal 1/2″-mount headshell.

The VM520EB is part of the 500 Series in Audio-Technica’s new VM cartridge line – a line that harks back to A-T’s early days as a manufacturer primarily of high-end phono cartridges, while also incorporating today’s advanced technology. Like all VM cartridges, the VM520EB is equipped with dual magnets that are positioned to match the left and right channels in the stereo record groove for outstanding channel separation and extended frequency response. The cartridge’s 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical bonded stylus tracks the record groove with high accuracy for outstanding audio reproduction. Includes mounting hardware.



Frequency Response

20-23,000 Hz

Channel Separation

27 dB (1 kHz)

Vertical Tracking Force

1.8-2.2 g (2.0 g standard)

Stylus Construction

Bonded round shank

Recommended Load Impedance

47,000 ohms


4.5 mV (at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec)

Channel Balance

1.5 dB (1 kHz)

Stylus Shape

0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical


Aluminum pipe



Replacement Stylus


Coil Impedance

2,700 ohms (1 kHz)

DC Resistance

800 ohms

Load Capacitance

100-200 pF

Coil Inductance

460 mH (1 kHz)

Static Compliance

35 x 10-6 cm/dyne

Dynamic Compliance

8 x 10-6 cm/dyne (100 Hz)

Vertical Tracking Angle


Dimensions (Cartridge)

17.3 mm (0.7″) H x 17.0 mm (0.7″) W x 28.2 mm (1.1″) D

Weight (Cartridge)

6.4 g

Dimensions (Cartridge & Headshell)

21.3 mm (0.8″) H x 21.0 mm (0.8″) W x 60.4 mm (2.4″) D

Weight (Cartridge & Headshell)

16.8 g

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