Ortofon Quintet MC Red Cartridge

Moving Coil Cartridge

Quintet MC Red Cartridge

The Quintet Red is a perfect introduction to the world of Ortofon moving coils.

It features an Elliptical diamond which is cut and polished to Ortofon’s standards.

This entry-level MC cartridge has very high price-to-performance ratio and is a perfect all-rounder for the newcomers to the world of Moving Coil cartridges.

MC Quintet Red is an all-purpose cartridge that delivers open, dynamic sound with a slight touch of warmth.

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  • 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 range at -3 dB | 20 - 25,000Hz
  • 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 | 20°
  • 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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