Ortofon MC Cadenza Black Cartridge
Any condition Ortofon MC cartridge is accepted. The equivalent MC cartridge model can be purchased, or, you may wish to upgrade to a higher specification model. You'll get 25% off the RRP value of the current equivalent trade-in cartridge towards your upgraded model.
|Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec.||0,33 mV|
|Channel balance at 1 kHz||< 0,8 dB|
|Channel separation at 1 kHz||> 27 dB|
|Channel separation at 15 kHz||> 20 dB|
|Frequency range at - 3dB||20 - 60.000 Hz|
|Frequency response 20 kHz||20 kHz - +1,5/0|
|Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force *)||90 µm|
|Compliance, dynamic, lateral||16 µm/mN|
|Stylus type||Nude Shibata on Boron cantilever|
|Stylus tip radius||r/R 6/50 µm|
|Tracking force range||2,0-2,5 g (20-25 mN)|
|Tracking force, recommended||2,3 g (23 mN)|
|*) Typical value|
|Internal impedance, DC resistance||5 Ohm|
|Recommended load impedance||> 10 Ohm|
|Cartridge body material||Stainless steel Aluminium|
|Cartridge weight||10,7 gram|
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Cadenza Black is optimized for an amazing tonal neutrality, dynamics and purity of sound.
The Cadenza Black model is using a Nude Shibata stylus with a boron cantilever. The effective mass of the stylus/cantilever system is extremely low due to the use of a very thin boron rod. This material is extremely stiff and even more lightweight than aluminium.
It also uses the WRD/Wide Range Damping-system applied for MC Windfeld, MC A90, MC Anna, Xpression and MC A95 cartridges, controlling the high and low frequency damping separately.
The coil wire is the famous Ortofon Aucurum wire, which is a gold plated 6NX copper wire.
Cadenza Black is high performing on areas like detail, consistency and sound staging.
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