Sumiko is a leading manufacturer of high-performance phono cartridges and audio accessories. Founded in 1982, the company produces some of the world’s most exceptional and accurate phono cartridges. Their phono cartridges are handcrafted in Yokohama, Japan, with precision and care, using the highest quality materials and components.
They offer a range of cartridges to suit different preferences and budgets, from the affordable Oyster Series to the top-of-the-line Reference Series. Through all their lines, the goal is to deliver superb tracking and precise sonic performance. Sumiko’s commitment to quality extends beyond its products, with white-glove customer service to match. Their expert team offers advanced technical support and advice to ensure audiophiles get the most out of their products.
Sumiko’s flagship cartridges, the Starling and Songbird, are known for their exceptional accuracy and musicality. These cartridges feature a boron cantilever, Microridge stylus, and advanced magnetic circuitry to deliver a dynamic, detailed sound with low distortion.
Entry-level audiophiles looking to upgrade their existing high-end audio system can look to their Amethyst phono cartridge featuring resonance-reducing housing and a line-contact diamond stylus that allows for versatile, graceful output.
Overture is a proud dealer of Sumiko phono cartridges, selling customers the finest components from Sumiko. Interested in purchasing a new Sumiko phono cartridge? You can trade-in any component towards a Sumiko product by filling out our Trade-In Form.