Ortofon MC Quintet Red Phono Cartridge - Ortofon-Audio-Exchange

Ortofon MC Quintet Red Phono Cartridge

Vendor: Ortofon
Product Type: Turntable Cartridge
$399.00
$399.00
Subtotal: $399.00

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Ortofon MC Quintet Red Phono Cartridge - Ortofon-Audio-Exchange

Ortofon MC Quintet Red Phono Cartridge

$399.00

Ortofon MC Quintet Red Phono Cartridge

$399.00
No Better Entry-Level MC Cartridge for the Money: Ortofon Quintet Red Offers Great Dynamics, Ample Openness, and Sought-After Touch of Warmth on All Types of Music

Whether you're new to analog or simply looking for an entry-level phono cartridge that outperforms nearly every MC model in its price class, the Ortofon Quintet Red is the place to start (or continue) your love affair with vinyl. A fine introduction to both Ortofon and MC cartridges, The Absolute Sound Editors' Choice Award-winning Quintet Red features an Elliptical diamond that is cut and polished to the manufacturer's exacting standards. Its high price-to-performance ratio makes it a perfect all-rounder no matter your listening preferences. You'll hear great dynamics, ample openness, and that sought-after touch of warmth.

“It’s quick on transients, a sure-footed tracker, and a slam-dunk candidate for any thoughtful starter system.”
—Neil Gader, The Absolute Sound, Editors’ Choice Award

Technical Specs: 

Output voltage at 1 kHz 5 cm/sec - 0.5 mV
Channel balance - < 1.5 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz - > 21 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz - > 14 dB
Frequency response 20-20.000 Hz - +/-2.5 dB
Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force *) - 65 μm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral - 15 μm/mN
Stylus type - Elliptical
Stylus tip radius - r/R 8/18 μm
Tracking force range - 2.1-2.5 g (21-25 mN)
Tracking force recommended - 2.3 g (23 mN)
Tracking angle - 20º
Internal impedance, DC resistance - 7 Ohm
Recommended load impedance - >20 Ohm
Cartridge body material - ABS/Aluminium
Coil wire material - Copper
Cartridge colour - Red
Cartridge weight - 9 g

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At Audio Exchange, your satisfaction is our priority. If you're not completely satisfied with your purchase, you can return most items within 30 days for a full refund. Returns must be in ‘like new’ condition. Initiate your return on our website and send items back to: 6007 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220.

Exceptions: Open box headphones, cartridges, and stylus’ are subject to a 15% restocking fee. Opened in-ear headphones and turntables cartridges or stylus’ with a broken needle are non-returnable.

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