Ortofon Classic GM MkII moving coil cartridge

Ortofon Classic GM MkII moving coil cartridge

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Ortofon Classic GM MkII moving coil cartridge 

Fitted with a 18µm spherical stylus profile the Ortofon Classic GM MkII produces a classic, smooth and creamy moving coil sound which is perfect for jazz and orchestral music. Extraordinary bass power and holographic imaging characterise this cartridge. Fits all SME tonearms with detachable headshell.

Who is Ortofon?

Ortofon is 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 1000 Hz 5cm/sec. 200 µV
 Channel balance at 1 kHz 1 dB
 Channel separation at 1 kHz 20 dB
 Channel separation at 15 kHz 10 dB
 Frequency range at - 3dB 20-25.000 Hz
 Frequency response FIM distortion at recommended  20-20.000 Hz ± 3 dB
 Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force 65 µm
 Compliance, dynamic, lateral  8 µm/mN
Stylus type  Nude spherical
 Stylus tip radius  R 18 µm
Tracking force range  3,0-5,0 g (30-50 mN)
Tracking force, recommended 4,0 g (40 mN)
Tracking angle 20∞
Internal impedance DC resistance  6 Ohm
Recommended load impedance  10 Ohm
Cartridge body material Grinded wood
Coilwire material High Purity Copper (OFC)
Cartridge colour  Black
Cartridge weight 30g

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