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Ortofon Cadenza Red Phono Cartridge

by Ortofon
Original price €1,154.00 - Original price €1,154.00
Original price €1,154.00
€1,154.00
€1,154.00 - €1,154.00
Current price €1,154.00
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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.

Technical Data:

Output Voltage (at 1kHz, 5cm/sec): 450 μV
Channel Balance at 1kHz: < 1.2dB
Channel Separation at 1kHz: > 23dB
Channel Separation at 15kHz: > 15dB
Frequency Range (at -3dB): 20 Hz - 50 kHz
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz: +3 / -1
Tracking Ability at 315Hz: Typically 80μm
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral: 12μm / mN
Stylus Type: Nude Fine Line
Cantilever: Aluminium
Stylus Tip Radius r / R: 8 / 40
Tracking Force Range: 2.2 - 2.7g (22 - 27mN)
Recommended Tracking Force: 2.5g (25mN)
Tracking Angle: 20º
Internal Impedance / DC Resistance: 50Ω
Recommended Load Impedance: 50 - 500Ω
Cartridge Body Material: Stainless Steel Aluminium
Cartridge Colour: Red / Black
Cartridge Weight: 10.7g
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