Ortofon Cadenza Red MC Cartridge

SKU
ORTCADENZA-RED
£825.00
The introductory model to the popular Cadenza series. A stunning moving coil cartridge for the price.
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The introductory cartridge to the coveted Cadenza series of high-end moving coil pick-up cartridges is the Cadenza Red. This stylish, high-quality cartridge boasts a nude fine line stylus with a cylindrical aluminium cantilever. The stylus tip radius is r/R 8/40µm. The coils are made from 6NX (99.9999%) pure silver wire. An improved winding process on the armature allows a better channel balance for good stereo imaging.


The sound picture of the Cadenza Red is more relaxed, homogeneous and moderately dynamic in the perspective compared to the Cadenza Blue. It also has a great space and depth in the stereo image.

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Output Voltage (at 1kHz, 5cm/sec) 450 μV
Stylus Type Nude Fine Line
Frequency Range (at -3dB) 20 Hz - 50 kHz
Tracking Ability (at 315Hz) Typically 80μm
Tracking Force Range 2.2 - 2.7g (22 - 27mN)
Recommended Tracking Force 2.5g (25mN)
Cartridge Colour Body / Stylus Red / Black
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral 12μm / mN
Tracking Angle 20º
Stylus Tip Radius R 8 / 40
Channel Balance at 1kHz < 1.2dB
Channel Separation at 1kHz > 23dB
Channel Separation at 15kHz > 15dB
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz +3 / -1
Internal Impedance / DC Resistance 50Ω
Recommended Load Resistance 50 - 500Ω
Cantilever Aluminium
Cartridge Body Material Stainless Steel Aluminium
Manufacturer Ortofon
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