Cartridge load for the Lyra Delos and the PSAUDIO NPC


#1

Hello,

I need little help for the configuration of my PSAUDIO NPC. I´ve the following configuration:

  1. Record player: Bauer DPS 3 tonearm cable ca. 70 cm. The capacity is about 120 pf.

  2. Cartridge: Lyra Delos

  3. Phono preamplifier: PSAUDIO NPC

What is the best cartridge load for this configuration. Actual I use 600 ohm.

Thanks for your help


#2

Hello Chistian Muller,

Thanks for reaching out to us about this.

The Lyre Delos is an MC cartridge.

Moving Coils usually require an impedance load of more than 30 - 100 Ohms.

600 Ohms should be fine.

Make sure that you review the cartridge’s gain recommendations as most MC cartridges require a high gain setting of around 0.6mV.

You can change the gain settings in the NPC’s menu screen.

Here is a link to the NPC’s manual:

http://www.psaudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/NuWave-Phono-Converter-Owners-Manual-Rev-B-V3.pdf

We sincerely hope this is helpful.

Kind wishes,

  • Jeremy