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Ortofon SPU Series Classic N MC Phono Cartridge

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The SPU Classic N provides the same sound reproduction properties as the SPU Classic GM series, but is sold without the integrated headshell unit. The SPU Classic N is a Moving Coil (MC) cartridge with an 18µm spherical stylus profile.... Read More
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The SPU Classic N provides the same sound reproduction properties as the SPU Classic GM series, but is sold without the integrated headshell unit. The SPU Classic N is a Moving Coil (MC) cartridge with an 18µm spherical stylus profile. Listeners who wish to mount the SPU Classic on a traditional headshell may do so, and those with vintage SPU-type headshells can use the Classic N to recreate an authentic and functional SPU cartridge. 

Specifications:

  • Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec: 200µV
  • Channel balance at 1kHz: < 1dB
  • Channel separation at 1kHz: > 25dB
  • Channel separation at 15kHz: > 10dB
  • Frequency range at -3dB: 20-25.000Hz
  • Frequency response FIM distortion at recommended: 20-20.000Hz ± 3dB
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force: 65µm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 8µm/mN
  • Stylus type: nude spherical
  • Stylus tip radius: 18µm
  • Tracking force range: 3.0-5.0g (30-50mN)
  • Tracking force, recommended: 4.0g (40mN)
  • Tracking angle: 20°
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance: 6 ohms
  • Recommended load impedance: > 10 ohms
  • Coil wire material: high-purity copper (OFC)
  • Cartridge color: black
  • Cartridge weight: 13g
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