VN-45HE SAS/B  e007448

(5 customer reviews)

USD 225.00

JICO Number: e007448 Category:


Manufacturer : SHURE
Super Analog Stylus (SAS) Profile Tip
The tip of the is carefully chosen from single-crystal natural diamonds. The laser-cut diamond closely resembles that of the cutting stylus used on a cutting lathe to produce the acetate master disks used in vinyl production. This allows the SAS tip to reach into the deepest recesses of the record groove in order to retrieve details which were previously inaccessible to other stylus profiles. Due to its wide contact area with the groove wall, the SAS can reproduce a more expansive bandwidth of information with higher fidelity.
is one of the most suitable materials for cantilevers. its density is low, Young’s modulus is large, and the speed of sound propagation is approximately 2.6 times faster than that of aluminum. Due to the characteristics above, boron cantilever can more precisely trace the information contained in the record grooves than aluminum cantilever.

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5 reviews for VN-45HE SAS/B

  1. Bivins, Ronald (verified owner)

    I have been using an SAS stylus with boron cantilever for over a year now. It is everything I hoped it would be and more. It will track anything I own flawlessly, It sounds magnificent, I also have an SAS in my M97xe With a sapphire cantilever. It is great also, but I prefer the boron because it is much more rugged.

  2. Anonymous

    After reading about the SAS product on several audio forums, I decided to give the VN45HE SAS a try. I am truly amazed at the realism of the sound produced by the Shure V15 Type IV with this stylus. The real potential of the cartridge is realized with this stylus. Amazing and absolutely worth the investment. Thank you JICO! I will be ordering more of these in the future for my other cartridges.

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