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Ortofon SPU Classic N E SPU Phono Cartridge

by Ortofon
UPC: 5705796240238
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  • The SPU Classic N E provides the same sound reproduction properties as the SPU Classic GM E series

    The SPU Classic N E is sold without the integrated headshell unit.

    The SPU Classic N E is a Moving Coil (MC) cartridge with an elliptical stylus profile and provides more detailed sound reproduction and expansive imaging.

    Listeners who wish to mount the SPU Classic N E on a traditional headshell may do so by using SPU N adaptor. Those with vintage SPU-type headshells can use the Classic N E to recreate an authentic and functional SPU cartridge. NB: Vintage SPU-type headshells are no longer available.

    Technical data

    Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. - 0.2 mV
    Channel balance at 1 kHz - < 1 dB
    Channel separation at 1 kHz - > 20 dB
    Channel separation at 15 kHz - > 10 dB
    Frequency range at - 3dB - 20-25.000 Hz
    Frequency response - 20-20.000 Hz + 3 / - 2 dB
    Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force *) - 65 m
    Compliance, dynamic, lateral - 8 m/mN
    Stylus type - Nude elliptical
    *) Typical value

    Stylus tip radius - r/R 8/18 m
    Tracking force range - 3.0-5.0 g (30-50 mN)
    Tracking force, recommended - 4.0 g (40 mN)
    Tracking angle - 20
    Internal impedance, DC resistance - 6 Ohm
    Recommended load impedance - > 10 Ohm
    Coilwire material - High Purity Copper (OFC)
    Cartridge colour - Black
    Cartridge weight - 13 g