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Ortofon are a Danish manufacturer of high quality phono cartridges, designed to get the very most out of your vinyl collection from a variety of price points. Ortofon cartridges, both Moving Magnet and Moving Coil configuration are commonly found supplied with high quality ProJect turntable models, but Ortofon cartridges sound exceptional with any compatible turntable.
Moving Coil cartridges feature an inverted version of the Moving Magnet design. Instead of a magnet sitting on the end of the cantilever between two coils, the coils are attached the cantilever and a magnet is placed near them. Because space within the cartridge at this level is extremely limited, the coils are made from an exceptionally fine wire. The coils tiny size results in a very low output. Equipped with a Replicant 100 stylus and a conical aluminium cantilever, the Ortofon Cadenza Bronze moving coil cartridge is a superbly accomplished musical performer. Ortofon Aucurum wire forms the special coil material for transparent natural sound. For superior musical reproduction at the highest level, look no further than this superb cartridge.
This high end moving coil cartridge owes it's superb sound quality to it's advanced nude Shibata diamond stylus mounted on an extremely thin, rigid and lightweight boron cantilever of extremely low effective mass, allowing Ortofon Cadenza Black to extract maximum information from the groove. Sound quality is extremely pure, with amazing tonal neutrality, dynamics and detail. This cartridge would suit all good quality turntables and phono stages.
Output Voltage (at 1kHz, 5cm/sec) 330 μV Channel Balance at 1kHz < 0.8dB Channel Separation at 1kHz > 27dB Channel Separation at 15kHz > 20dB Frequency Range (at -3dB) 20 Hz - 60 kHz Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz +1.5 / 0 Tracking Ability at 315Hz Typically 90μm Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral 16μm / mN Stylus Type Nude Shibata Cantilever Boron Stylus Tip Radius r / R 5 /50μm Tracking Force Range 2.0 - 2.5g (20 - 25mN) Recommended Tracking Force 2.3g (23mN) Tracking Angle 20º Internal Impedance / DC Resistance 5Ω Recommended Load Impedance >10Ω Cartridge Body Material Stainless Steel Aluminium Cartridge Colour Black / Black Cartridge Weight 10.7g
Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Please remember that postage and packing is completely free for orders over £50*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.
Deliveries usually take 1-3 working days. The majority of orders are sent via our couriers'; Interlink Express on a next-day-delivery service. Smaller, low value or light-weight items are normally posted using Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail Special Delivery.
Once your product has been dispatched, you will be notified via email and sent a unique consignment number, you can use this number at http://www.interlinkexpress.com to check the status of your delivery. If you have provided a mobile telephone number, Interlink's Predict service will notify you by text (and email) of a one-hour delivery window. If the window they suggest is inconvenient, you can change the date of delivery to a later one via text or email.
*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.
Shipping Costs Mainland UK (Next-Day) Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly Islands Republic of Ireland (2-day) Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00 Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99 Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99 Saturday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A Saturday by 12 Delivery £35 N/A N/A
Post codes exempt from the free delivery service include:
Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
Islands Post Codes: HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3
Northern Ireland: All BT postcodes
Channel Islands Post Codes: JE, GY
Scilly Isles Post Codes: TR21, TR22, TR23, TR24, TR25
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