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Ortofon Quintet Mono MC Cartridge 0.3mV

$503.00
 
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SKU:
ORTMCQMON
UPC:
ORTMCQMON
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If you purchase this cartridge with a trade-in, please note when you check out your total will show the normal sale price of this item and NOT the trade in price. However, when we process your order, you will be charged ONLY the trade in price. The trade-in has to arrive here and then at Ortofon before the new cartridge can ship to you. Please contact us prior to shipping your trade-in to us (see our website for address). Contact us for complete terms and conditions.

20% off trade-in price $402.40

A true mono cartridge for playing mono microgroove vinyl records!

A True Mono from Ortofon! The Quintet Mono MC Cartridge features Nude Elliptical r/R 8/18µm stylus that is a good solution for playing mono microgroove vinyl records. The Quintet Mono will track perfectly through even worn and damaged records and ensure the surface noise control.

Quintet Mono uses a strapped output to deliver the same output signal from both sets of pole pins. This effectively eliminates the need for mono-specific equipment, making it possible to enjoy true mono reproduction on any stereo playback system.

Nothing demonstrates Ortofon's long-standing resilience more than its commitment to the refinement of analogue sound quality and its continued development of new cartridge models. Since 1948 Ortofon has introduced about 100 different Moving Coil models. We believe the cartridges in this new series are more than worthy successors to the long line of models that has made Ortofon the global leader in the manufacture and supply of phono cartridges.

The MC Quintet Series is congruent with Ortofon’s unrelenting commitment to providing the most precise and accurate reproduction possible without coloration:

• A special ABS (Acrylonitrile/Butadiene/Styrene) thermoplastic material is used for manufacturing of the body. This light-weight, impact resistant material is very suitable for injection-moulding and provides a very durable scratch resistant surface.
• Neodymium magnets are implemented to achieve an optimal output.
• Low internal impedance makes the cartridge less sensitive to load and therefore ensures compatibility with the widest range of preamps and transformers.

It is Ortofon's aim to bring the customer many hours of new and surprising experiences in listening to their precious vinyl collection.

Top-mounting of the Quintet cartridges is easy and secure using the screws supplied. The aluminuim frame has threaded mounting holes and is fitted easily with the 5mm or 7mm screws depending on the thickness of the headshell.

The Quintet series’ right angles, straight lines, stylus visibility and ample distance between the record surface and the cartridge’s bottom will make it easy to mount and align the cartridge and tonearm correctly. The Quintet Series gives excellent results with most common tonearms.

Specifications:
Output voltage at 1 kHz 5 cm/sec: 0.3 mV
Frequency range at -3 dB: 20-25.000 Hz
Frequency response 20 Hz: 20 kHz: +/-2.0 dB
Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force *): 70 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 15 µm/mN
Stylus type: Nude Elliptical
Stylus tip radius: r/R 8/18 µm
Tracking force range: 2.1-2.5 g (21-25 mN)
Tracking force recommended: 2.3 g (23 mN)
Tracking angle: 20º
Internal impedance, DC resistance: 5 Ohm
Recommended load impedance: >20 Ohm
Cartridge body material: ABS/Aluminium
Coil wire material: Pure 4-nines silver/Ag
Cartridge colour: White
Cartridge weight: 9 g
1 Year Warranty

*Typical value

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