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.
|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 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 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)|
|Internal impedance, DC resistance||7 Ohm|
|Recommended load impedance||>20 Ohm|
|Cartridge body material||ABS/Aluminium|
|Coil wire material||Copper|
|Cartridge weight||9 g|
|*) Typical value|