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Big "M". Yes, it is a Madrigal Carnegie One cartridge. This cartridge was not cheap those days.....1988-1990. I have owned on of them and did not like the sound.
Cost of the cartridge was US$690 in 1988 and recommended tracking force is 1.7 grams. I do not know the output. A good guess would be.. around 0.4mv. This is a Moving coil cartridge.
Genesis is right about the Carnegie, but I think it has output closer to 1mv if I remember right. A friend used one directly into the phono stage of his Conrad johnson Premeir Three. The amazing thing is that this cartridge is still intact, as I remember them being very fragile and prone to suspension or cantaliever failure. I think that was their demise, most of them crapped out in no time.
The following are the specs for the Madrigal Carnegie One cartridge:
Aluminum alloy body
Thanks for the data - audiogon rules in hell! A "Carnegie" it is! As I'm originally from Pittsburgh, it seems fitting. I just ordered the mat from Audiomax and will try to get the cartridge sounding right. A friend is milling some tiptoes for the turntable and is building a granite stand for it. I hope it enables the music to flow on through. Again, many thanks.