There are very few companies which survive long enough to celebrate their 100th birthday, but Ortofon is one. With the publication of this special book, they share our pride in Ortofon with the public; in particular, with their many loyal customers all over the world.
The remarkable history of a company
This book reveals the remarkable history of a company that for 100 years has always been in the business of acoustics. Indeed, for that timespan, Denmark itself, has been recognized as the land of acoustics, with many companies designing innovative products.
The country retains that reputation today.
Ortofon has played a significant role in creating a rich heritage for Danish acoustics. They believe that enviable legacy is best protected and continued by the development of exciting new products and keeping Ortofon viable for the future. As you will discover in the book, the list of Ortofon’s famous and groundbreaking products is a long one.
Music historian Kevin Howlett has written this history of 100 years of Ortofon based on a firm foundation of exhaustive research in various archives and in-depth interviews with past and present employees from the 1970s until now.
Book Review Quote
ORTOFON’S “A CENTURY OF ACCURACY IN SOUND”
ELECTRIC RADIO February 2019
Reviewed by DJWORX
"...it’s likely to be the only book celebrating a century of DJ business in our lifetime. And frankly it’s just a bloody nice thing to have in your life. Congrats to Ortofon for a full 100 years in this business, and for delivering a tangible real account of their adventure so far
...If you like collecting DJ stuff and vinyl, this celebration of Ortofon’s 100 years will fit perfectly on your shelf, and educate you at the same time...."