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alaScore 79

19 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of 500. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the 500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 19 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of 500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on

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This summary is based on the product: Stanton 500 AL II Phono Cartridge (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

The 500.V3 is an updated version of the classic Stanton 500AL. With more years spent on the decks than any other cartridge in the world, the 500 series has earned a reputation as a standard. The 500.V3 represents a perfect balance between economy, reliability, ruggedness and optimum performance. Available in the following versions: Single cartridge or a Twin Pack of two cartridges