- The world’s first and only “Tunable” and "Customizable" phono cartridge -
This Audio MusiKraft champagne anodized aluminum shell is specifically designed for Denon DL-103 or 103R phono cartridges. It can be purchased nude as a starting point and customized to one's preference or as a complete kit with a preinstalled modified cartridge and wood inserts.
We have chosen this alloy as it is widely used, affordable and well suited for the cartridge improvements we are looking for. Aluminum can be easily machined, is lightweight and numerous corrosion treatments and finishes are available. Given that production costs are lower than other materials, there is added value for the customer, making this shell our entry level.
This shell can be fully customized to your musical and/or visual preference.
- Material: Aluminum alloy
- Finish: Anodized
- Color: champagne
- Size (LxWxH): 24 x 18 x 4.9mm
- Shell weight (nude): 4.13g
- Kit weight (with cart and wood inserts): 11.7g (min.) - 12.1g (max.)
- Headshell mount: 1/2"
- Headshell thread: 10 - M2.5 x 0.45
- Cover depth clearance: 2.2mm (max.) (cover thickness is 2.4mm)
- Screw Material: 304 stainless steel (all)
The MusiKraft shell comes with its customized jewel box.
Includes: (1) Shell, (2) M2.5x3mm Stainless Steel 304 Pan Head Phillips screws for setting on headshell, (1) miniature Phillips screwdriver, (1) 0.7mm Allen hex key and (1) wooden pushrod tool for wood insert retrieval.
Options: Wood inserts, wood finishes, extra screws, Denon cartridge or other accessories.
Depending on you tonearm setup, this shell system may require heavier counterweight and a slight modification as of height or VTA compensation.
The wood inserts
Following are the various species of our wood inserts. Our system renders them interchangeable within all the Audio MusiKraft shell models. Each set contains (3) three pieces; one (1) piece for the cover and two (2) for the sides.
Wood Species Selection Chart (name/density/hardness):
*Take in consideration:
- Due to the natural variations in wood grain, its aspect may vary and overall colors may vary depending on your screen settings
- For best fitment, we suggest buying your extra wood sets at cartridge or shell's date of purchase.
Click here to visualize the wood chart in a higher resolution (PDF format): MusiKraft's 24 species wood chart
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Audio MusiKraft champagne anodized aluminum shell for Denon DL-103
- Brand: Audio MusiKraft
- Product Code: S-Al-CHAN
- Availability: In Stock