Ortofon Quintet Blue Cartridge

Ortofon Quintet Blue Cartridge

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Key info

  • Recommended moving coil (MC) cartridge in Ortodon’s Quintet series, a step up from the Quintet Red.
  • Nude elliptical diamond stylus.
  • Spacious, deep + detailed sound; a very good choice for any kind of music, especially rhythmic.
  • Body constructed from lightweight, impact-resistant ABS (Acrylonitrile/Butadiene/Styrene) thermoplastic material.
  • Low internal impedance for compatibility w/ a wide range of preamps + transformers.

All specifications

Physical characteristics
Weight 9 g
Specifications
Frequency response 20-20.000 Hz
Stylus type Nude Elliptical
Stylus tip radius r/R 8/18 μm
Tracking force range 2.1-2.5 g (21-25 mN)
Tracking angle 20º
Channel balance < 1.5 dB
Channel separation > 21 dB (1 kHz) | > 14 dB (15 kH)
Compliance, dynamic, lateral 15 μm/mN
Recommended tracking force 2.3 g (23 mN)
Internal impedance, DC resistance 7 Ohm
Recommended load resistance 20 Ohm

Ortofon believe the cartridges in this new series are more than worthy successors to the long line of models that have made Ortofon the global leader in the manufacturing and supplying of phono cartridges.

The Quintet Blue is a very homogeneous cartridge whose sound image will tend to more smooth reproduction compared to Quintet Red and moderate dynamic strength compared to Quintet Bronze.

It features a Nude Elliptical diamond mounted on an aluminium cantilever. The Quintet Blue will bring more space, depth and detail into the sound and is a very good choice for any kind of music, especially rhythmic.

The MC Quintet Series is congruent with Ortofon’s unrelenting commitment to providing the most precise and accurate reproduction possible without colouration.

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