Ortofon Quintet Black Cartridge

£649.00

Reg. price £649.00

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The Quintet series replaces the well respected Vivo and Rondo MC cartridges from Ortofon. Using the latest technologies the Quintet cartridges offer stunning performance at each level.

If you are looking to replace an Ortofon Rondo Bronze then you need to look at the Quintet Black. A cartridge capable of breathtaking detail and air. The best part though is it is capable of this regardless of musical genre, providing a rare insight into your recordings.

The Quintet Black is graced with a Nude Shibata diamond, considered one of the best stylus profiles available, mounted on a high-performance Boron cantilever. The Shibata’s slim, highly polished profile allows an exceedingly wide contact area to the walls of the groove and ensures detailed and pure reproduction thoughout the spectrum, including even the most high frequency groove information.

The naturally low internal impedance of the Quintet series means they are less fussy about the load connected which in turn ensures they partner easily with a wide range of phono preamps. This guarantees a remarkably stable performance accross many amplifier platforms.

The modern body design constructed of a special ABS thermoplastic with straight lines and angles also allows for a far easier job when it comes to fitting the cartridge in the headshell. It is possible to align the body by eye, with the alignment protractor with greater accuracy given its shape. The internal aluminium frame of the Quintet series has threaded holes for mounting and is supplied with two lengths of screws to suit all headshells.

Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. 0.3 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz < 1.0 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz > 23 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz > 15 dB
Frequency range at - 3dB 20 - 25.000 Hz
Frequency response 20-20.000 Hz +/- 1.5 dB
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force *) 80 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral 15 µm/mN
Stylus type Nude Shibata on Boron cantilever
Stylus tip radius r/R 6/50 µm
Tracking force range 2.1-2.5 g (21-25 mN)  
Tracking force, recommended 2.3 g (23 mN)
Tracking angle 20°
Internal impedance, DC resistance 5 Ohm
Recommended load impedance > 20 Ohm
Cartridge body material ABS/Aluminium
Coil wire material Aucurum 
Cartridge colour Black
Cartridge weight 9 g

*) Typical value

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Ortofon Quintet Black Cartridge

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