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Ortofon Vivo Red moving coil cartridge

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Equipped with an elliptical stylus mounted on a low mass aluminium cantilever, the Ortofon Vivo Red is a superb entry level low output moving coil cartridge which delivers fabulous high end sound quality. Being of low output impedance,it is happy to feed any suitable MC phono input without need for loading adjustment. The low resonance polycarbonate body ensures low colouration of sound, and the robust 1/2" mounting lugs are robust and secure.
Specifiactions Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec.     0,5 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz     < 1,5 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz     > 23 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz     > 15 dB
Frequency range at - 3dB     20-25.000 Hz
Frequency responce     20-20.000 Hz ± 2 dB
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force *)     > 65 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral     13 µm/mN
Stylus type     Elliptical diamond on alu cantilever
Stylus tip radius     r/R 8/18 µm
Tracking force range     1,6-2,0 g (16-20 mN)
Tracking force, recommended     1,8 g (18 mN)
Tracking angle     20°
Internal impedance, DC resistance     5 Ohm
Recommended load impedance     > 10 Ohm
Cartridge body material     Lexan DMX
Cartridge colour     Black
Cartridge weight      7 g

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