Ortofon Cadenza Red MC Cartridge

Ortofon Cadenza Red MC Cartridge

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Ortofon Cadenza Red MC Cartridge

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.

Featuring a nude fine line stylus with a cylindrical aluminium cantilever, the Ortofon Cadenza Red is well equipped to get the most from your LP records without breaking the bank. Displaying great purity and precision due to it's 6NX (99.9999%) pure silver wire coils, also features superb channel balance resulting from a revised coil winding process, giving very stable stereo images. Very well detailed reproduction with wide dynamic contrasts, this cartridge will let you hear new aspects of your recordings.

Who is Ortofon?

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.

 Output Voltage (at 1kHz, 5cm/sec) 450 μV
Channel Balance at 1kHz < 1.2dB
Channel Separation at 1kHz > 23dB
Channel Separation at 15kHz > 15dB
Frequency Range (at -3dB)  20 Hz - 50 kHz
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz  +3 / -1
Tracking Ability at 315Hz  Typically 80μm
 Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral 12μm / mN
 Stylus Type Nude Fine Line
 Cantilever Aluminium
 Stylus Tip Radius r / R 8 / 40
 Tracking Force Range 2.2 - 2.7g (22 - 27mN)
Recommended Tracking Force  2.5g (25mN)
 Tracking Angle 20º
Internal Impedance / DC Resistance 50Ω
Recommended Load Impedance 50 - 500Ω
Cartridge Body Material Stainless Steel Aluminium
Cartridge Colour Red / Black
Cartridge Weight 10.7g

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