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Stanton SM.V3

The SM.V3 is Stanton's first headshell mountable version of the master series body. This provides the great stereo imaging of the master series cartridges and the ability to re-align the cartridge on the headshell for improved tracking response.

  • Only headshell mount version of the master series
  • Ideal cartridge in master series for scratching
  • 4-coil pickup increases stereo imaging while providing high output
  • New industrial design
    Perfect for :
  • Hip-hop / Scratch DJs
  • Club DJs
  • Consumers
  • Record shops
  • Beginner DJs
Available in the following version:

A single cartridge inside a plastic carry case.


The MP4 package includes 2 matched cartridges, mounted on tone-arm like devices, inside a small and practical road-worthy clear "flight-case".

Stanton SM.V3 Tech Specifications

  • Frequency Response: 20 to 20 kHz
  • Output @ 1kHz: 7.0mV
  • Channel Separation @ 1 kHz: 30dB
  • Channel Balance @ 1 kHz: within 2dB
  • Tracking Force: 2 to 5 grams
  • Stylus Tip: .7 mil Spherical
  • DC Resistance: 830 ohms nom.
  • Inductance: 810 mH
  • Cartridge Weight: 4.0 g
  • Tracking Ability: 90ยต @ 3 grams
  • Recommended Load: 47k ohms and 275 pF
  • Replacement Stylus: T3