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Ortofon OM 5E Moving Magnet Cartridge

£49.00

Description

Ortofon OM 5E Moving Magnet Cartridge

 

The Ortofon OM Series encompasses three basic cartridges: OM 1S, OM 5E and Super OM 5E. With its classic design, the OM moving magnet cartridge has been featured on innumerable hi-fi turntables over many years, and the latest range gives turntable owners easy access to great sound at an affordable price.

The OM Series is the lowest-mass range of moving magnet (MM) cartridges offered by Ortofon, and combined with their minimal design allowing for easy mounting and alignment and clear, loud output for easy pairing with a phono stage, they fully justify their “Optimum Match” (OM) name.

As well as being easy to fit to any tonearm/headshell system, all OM cartridge bodies also benefit from a tiny, removable weight above the mounting bracket. For standard tonearms, leave the weight in place as usual. For low-mass tonearms, you have the ability to remove the weight, reducing the cartridge weigh to just 2.5g.

The OM 5E features an Elliptical (E) stylus that provides balanced and distortion-free playback. Elliptical diamonds are able to follow the groove oscillations more accurately than spherical diamonds due to their contoured shape. This results in better tracking and less distortion.

 

Key Features:
  • Classic Optimum Match (OM) hi-fi cartridge
  • High-quality sound reproduction
  • Elliptical stylus profile
  • Easy tonearm matching
  • High output for easy matching to a phono stage
  • Easy stylus upgrades

Additional information

Technical Specifications

Output Voltage (at 1kHz, 5cm/sec): 4mV
Channel Balance at 1kHz: 2dB
Channel Separation at 1kHz: 22dB
Channel Separation at 15kHz: 15dB
Frequency Range (at -3dB): 20Hz – 25kHz
Frequency Response 20Hz – 20kHz: ± 2dB
Tracking Ability at 315Hz: 65μm
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral: 20μm / mN
Stylus Type: Elliptical
Stylus Tip Radius r / R: 8 / 18μm
Tracking Force Range: 1.5 – 2.0g (16 – 20mN)
Recommended Tracking Force: 1.75g (17.5mN)
Tracking Angle: 20º
Internal Impedance / DC Resistance: 750Ω
Internal Inductance: 450mH
Recommended Load Resistance: 47kΩ
Recommended Load Capacitance: 200 – 500pF
Cartridge Colour Body / Stylus: Black / Black
Cartridge Weight: 5g
Replacement Stylus Unit: Stylus 5E

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