Ortofon Cadenza Red

The introductory model to the popular Cadenza series. A stunning moving coil cartridge for the price.
Manufacturer: Ortofon
Availability: In stock
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The introductory cartridge to the coveted Cadenza series of high-end moving coil pick-up cartridges is the Cadenza Red. This stylish, high-quality cartridge boasts a nude fine line stylus with a cylindrical aluminium cantilever. The stylus tip radius is r/R 8/40µm. The coils are made from 6NX (99.9999%) pure silver wire. An improved winding process on the armature allows a better channel balance for good stereo imaging. 

The sound picture of the Cadenza Red is more relaxed, homogeneous and moderately dynamic in the perspective compared to the Cadenza Blue. It also has a great space and depth in the stereo image.

Key Technical Data:

Output Voltage (at 1kHz 5cm/sec): 450µV
Frequency Range (at -3dB): 20Hz - 50kHz
Tracking ability at 315Hz: Typically 80µm
Stylus Type: Nude Fine Line
Cantilever: Aluminium
Tracking Force Range: 2.2 - 2.7g (22 -27mN)
Recommended Tracking Force: 2.5g (25mN)
Cartridge Body Material: Stainless Steel / Aluminium
Cartridge Colour: Red / Black
Cartridge Weight: 10.7g