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 Sumiko Rainier Sumiko - Brisbane HiFi

Sumiko Rainier


Our first offering in the new Oyster line-up is the venerable Rainier, which continues the Pearl’s legacy for smooth, natural sound reproduction. After years of development, we are proud to introduce an all-new integrated body and generator system that significantly reduces internal resonances. With the ability to change to the Olympia or Moonstone stylus allows for upgrades with out replacing the entire cartridge.

Cartridge Type:
Moving Magnet


Cantilever Material:
aluminum pipe 

Wire Material:
pure copper

Internal Impedance:

Load Impedance:

Frequency Response: 
15Hz - 25kHz

Output Voltage:

Channel Separation:
25dB @ 1kHz

Channel Balance:
1.5dB @ 1kHz

10x10-6 cm/dyn @ 100Hz

Recommended Load Capacitance:
100pF - 200pF

Vertical Tracking Angle:

Tracking Force:

1.8g - 2.2g

Recommended Force:

Cartridge Weight:

"I think Sumiko might have a hit on its hands. The Oyster Rainier offered a lovely, warm sound with a wide range of recordings, but could still kick up its heels as required. It handled warped records with aplomb, and LP surface noise was minimal, even from records I can’t get entirely clean."

Read the review from SoundStage! Access here.

Sometimes we want to listen to our brand new audio setup without having to worry about dragging B&W up two flights of stairs - that's where we come in! Not only are our team experts in high quality AV equipment, they're also professional bodybuilders* who can deliver and install your new toys quickly and efficiently.

Our in-house team can service those in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, and the Sunshine Coast. Give us a call to get an obligation-free quote today!

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