Ortofon Quintet Blue MC Cartridge

£349.00

Reg. price £349.00

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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.

The Quintet Blue is in effect the direct replacement for a Rondo Red Cartridge offering a performance that tends to be a smoother reproduction compared to the Quintet Red and moderate dynamic strength compared to Quintet Bronze.

It features a Nude Elliptical diamond mounted on an aluminium cantilever. 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 1 kHz 5 cm/sec 0.5 mV
Channel balance < 1.5 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz > 21 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz > 14 dB
Frequency range at -3 dB 20-25.000 Hz
Frequency response 20-20.000 Hz +/-2.5 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 7 Ohm
Recommended load impedance >20 Ohm
Cartridge body material ABS/Aluminium
Coil wire material Pure 4-nines copper
Cartridge colour Blue
Cartridge weight 9 g
*) Typical value

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Ortofon Quintet Blue MC Cartridge

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