VM Type Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge


  • VM dual magnet cartridge with 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical stylus
  • Aluminum cantilever
  • Paratoroidal coils improve generating efficiency
  • Center shield plate between the left and right channels reduces crosstalk
  • Durable low-resonance polymer housing

    In addition, also has VM520EB/H preassembled with AT-HS10 Headshell and Cartridge Combo Kit

    * This product wiil not provide warranty service.

    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.

  • VM520EB Specifications

    VM type
    Playback Frequency Range
    20 ~ 23,000Hz
    Output Voltage
    4.5 mV (1kHz and 5 cm/sec.)
    Channel Separation
    27dB (1kHz)
    Output Balance
    1.5dB (1kHz)
    Tracking Force
    1.8 - 2.2g (2.0g standard)
    Coil Impedance
    2.7 kΩ (1kHz)
    Direct Current Resistance
    800 Ω
    Load Impedance
    47 kΩ
    Load Cpacitance
    100 ~ 200pF
    Coil Inductance
    460 mH (1kHz)
    Static Compliance
    35 x 10-6cm/dyne
    Dynamic Compliance
    8 x 10-6cm/dyne (100Hz)
    0.3 x 0.7 mil Bonded Elliptical
    Aluminium Pipe
    Vertical Tacking Angle
    H17.3 x W17 x D28.2 (mm)
    6.4 g
    Accessories Furnished
    Washer X2, Nut X2,
    Attachment Screw 5mm X2 and 10mm X2
    Replacement Styli
    VMN20EB (sold separately)