Ortofon MC Quintet Blue Moving Coil Cartridge

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Ortofon MC Quintet Blue Moving Coil

The MC Quintet Series is congruent with Ortofon's unrelenting commitment to providing the most precise and accurate reproduction possible without coloration.

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.

The Quintet Blue is a very homogeneous cartridge whose sound image will tend to more smooth reproduction compared to Quintet Red and moderate dynamic strength compared to Quintet Bronze.

It features a Nude Elliptical diamond mounted on an aluminium cantilever.

The Quintet Blue will bring more space, depth and detail into the sound and is a very good choice for any kind of music, especially rhythmic.

Technical Specifications

  • Output voltage at 1000Hz, 5cm/sec.: 0.5
  • Channel balance at 1kHz: 1.5 dB
  • Channel separation at 1kHz: 21 dB
  • Channel separation at 15 kHz: 14 dB
  • Frequency range at -3dB: 20 Hz-25 kHz
  • Frequency response: +/- 2.5
  • Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force: 70 um
  • Compliance, dynamic lateral: 15 um/mN
  • Stylus type: Nude Elliptical
  • Stylus tip radius: r/R 8/18 um
  • Tracking force range: 2.1-2.5g
  • Tracking force recommended: 2.3g
  • Tracking angle: 20
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance: 7 Ohms
  • Recommended load resistance: >20 Ohms
  • Cartridge weight: 9 g

We are in the business of creating satisfied customers. We hope you love your purchase, but in the event that you are not satisfied, you may return unopened and unused items within 30 days for a full refund of the purchase price.

In the event that merchandise is not in its original condition, has been opened, or is missing packaging, manuals, accessories or other components a partial refund will be given.  Partial refunds are calculated on a case-by-case basis but incur a minimum 15% restocking fee.

Items ineligible for return: furniture and other oversized product shipped via a Motor Freight Carrier or scheduled delivery, televisions larger than 32”, in-ear headphones, special order items, and any item that has been permanently modified (e.g. spliced wires or custom order cables).

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1. Give us a heads up: Please call 631-585-5600 or email esales@audioden.com to let us know you’d like to return an item. We will give you a RA number (Return Authorization) to include with your order.

2. Ship it back to us: Please pack the product in its original packaging with all original contents and use the original shipping carton and packing materials. Safely and completely packaged returns are less likely to incur a damage or restocking fee. Please consider insuring and tracking your item as you are are responsible for the item until it reaches our warehouse.

Return Address:
Audio Den
Attn: Returns
RA# (Insert RA #)
2845 Middle Country Road
Lake Grove, NY 11755

3. Sit tight! We will process your return as quickly as possible and issue a credit by the original payment method. Depending on your credit issuer, it may take as long as 10 days for the refund to post.


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