The Quintet Red features an Elliptical diamond which is cut and polished to Ortofon’s high standards. This entry-level MC cartridge has very high performance standard and is a perfect all-rounder for the newcomers to the world of Moving Coil cartridges. MC Quintet Red delivers open, dynamic sound with a slight touch of warmth.
The MC Quintet Series is congruent with Ortofon’s unrelenting commitment to providing the most precise and accurate reproduction possible without colouration.
- A special ABS (Acrylonitrile/Butadiene/Styrene) thermoplastic material is used for manufacturing of the body. This light-weight, impact resistant material is very suitable for injection-moulding and provides a very durable scratch resistant surface.
- Neodymium magnets are implemented to achieve an optimal output.
- Low internal impedance makes the cartridge less sensitive to load and therefore ensures compatibility with the widest range of preamps and transformers.
|Output Voltage (at 1kHz, 5cm/sec):||0.5mV|
|Channel Balance at 1kHz:||<1.5dB|
|Channel Separation at 1kHz:||>21dB|
|Channel Separation at 15kHz:||>14dB|
|Frequency Range (at -3dB):||20 Hz – 25 kHz|
|Frequency Response 20Hz – 20kHz:||± 2.5dB|
|Tracking Ability at 315Hz:||65μm|
|Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral:||15μm / mN|
|Stylus Tip Radius r / R:||6 / 50μm|
|Tracking Force Range:||2.1 – 2.5g (21 – 25mN)|
|Recommended Tracking Force:||2.3g (23mN)|
|Internal Impedance / DC Resistance:||7Ω|
|Recommended Load Impedance:||>20Ω|
|Cartridge Body Material:||ABS/Alu.|