Goldring E4 Range-Topping Cartridge Announced Before Munich Debut

Posted on 15th May, 2023
Goldring E4 Range-Topping Cartridge Announced Before Munich Debut

Goldring's E4 moving magnet phono cartridge has been unveiled ahead of its premier appearance at High End Munich 2023.

Goldring's E4 is the new E series range-topping cartridge, jumping ahead of the E3; the company claims it is “the ultimate upgrade for any modern budget or midrange turntable.”

Goldring E4 moviing magnet cartridge

The E4 is designed to be the “pinnacle of E Series engineering and performance”. It boasts a hollow aluminium cantilever tipped with a new super-elliptical nude diamond stylus measuring 0.3 x 0.7 mil. The cartridge weighs the same as the E3 (6.9g), with Goldring recommending 1.75g as the optimum tracking weight, along with a 20° vertical tracking angle.

Goldring E4 moviing magnet cartridge

According to the company, the Goldring E4's lower mass and improved rigidity enable improved medium to high-frequency tracking resulting in greater accuracy and detail.

Goldring E4 moviing magnet cartridge

Additionally, Goldring tells us that its Magnetic Duplex Technology, alongside “optimised channel balance and crosstalk settings” during the production process, allows the E4 to read the vinyl stereo groove with more accuracy to deliver a more convincing soundstage.

Goldring E4 moviing magnet cartridge

The E4 shares the cartridge body design with its series siblings but sports a cool blue underside, whereas the entry-level E1 is red, E2 is green, and the E3 is violet.

Goldring E4 moviing magnet cartridge

The Goldring E4 cartridge is available from June/July, costing $299 USD, and the E4 stylus is priced at $275 USD.

If you're heading to the High End Show 2023 in Munich this week from May 18th to the 21st, you can hear the Goldring E4 in action. Find them in room A (Atrium) 4.1, F110, in concert with the recently announced QED Golden Anniversary XT speaker cable and Q Acoustics 5000 speaker series.

Visit Goldring for more information

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