he Quintet Red is a perfect introduction to the world of Ortofon moving coils.
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.
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 range at -3 dB 20 - 25.000Hz
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 type Elliptical
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)
Tracking angle 20º
Internal impedance, DC resistance 7 Ohm
Recommended load impedance >20 Ohm
Cartridge body material ABS/Aluminium
Coil wire material Copper
Cartridge colour Red
Cartridge weight 9 g