Ortofon MC Quintet Red Phono Cartridge

Vendor: Ortofon
Product Type: Turntable Cartridge
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Ortofon MC Quintet Red Phono Cartridge

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

Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the "Complete Orders" link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

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Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.

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