Ortofon X1 MCP Moving Coil Cartridge

Ortofon X1 MCP Moving Coil Cartridge

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Ortofon's high quality, high output X1-MCP moving coil cartridge utilises an elliptical stylus profile, and is to be used with P-Mount (T4P) type tonearms. This unit is ideal for inbuilt phono preamps or standard Moving Magnet (MM) preamplifiers. The X1-MCP delivers a performance of excellent linearity and precision.


 Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec.  2mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz  <2dB 
 Channel separation at 1 kHz <22dB 
 Channel separation at 15 kHz <15dB 
Frequency range at - 3dB  20Hz - 25,000Hz 
 Frequency response FIM distortion at recommended 20-20.000 Hz + 4/ - 1 dB 
 Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force *)  -60 µm
 Compliance, dynamic, lateral 13 µm/mN 
 Stylus type Elliptical 
 Stylus tip Radius r/R 8/18 µm 
Equivilent Stylus Tip Mass 0.75mg
 Tracking Force  1.25-1.5 g (12.5-15 mN) 
Tracking force, recommended 1.25g (12.5 mN)
Tracking Angle 20°
Internal impedance, DC resistance 80 Ohm 
Recommended load impedance 47 kOhm <500pF
Cartridge body material  Noryl 
Cartridge colour Blue 
 Cartridge weight 6g



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