XtraX Moving Coil Cartridge
Representing a major leap forward in moving coil cartridge design, XtraX defies expectation at every level – from its nude diamond micro-elliptical stylus and telescopic cantilever, to its single-piece aluminium chassis and four-point generator fixing. XtraX achieves previously unattainable levels of musical connection, presence, and jaw dropping harmonic definition, bringing your music to life like never before.
The new pinnacle for cartridge design
The XtraX represents a significant leap forward in the design development of Vertere cartridges – the most sonically impressive moving coil cartridge we’ve ever produced. Internally, the XtraX features a brand new micro-elliptical stylus, toolled from solid, nude diamond and fitted to a telescopic cantilever for ever more precise control. In order to match the rich refinement of these new internal components, the XtraX outer shell has been completely re-optimised and re-designed from the ground up, and machined from a single piece of aluminium. XtraX ‘floats’ its generator at four fixing points that are precisely calibrated for peak performance, and an alignment ridge perfectly matches XtraX with the tone arm.
The result is, truthfully, jaw-dropping. XtraX has reached a previously unachieved level of musical connection and presence, with a vastly elevated and more clearly defined harmonic structure. The XtraX makes your music feel truly and almost completely alive – as if you’re listening to the final take from behind the studio glass, or sat metres from the live performance. Even in the competitive realms of moving coil cartridge design, we believe XtraX comfortably sits amongst the most technically and musically proficient MC cartridges ever created.