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The Ortofon MC Quintet Mono cartridge delivers an unparalleled audio experience for mono microgroove vinyl enthusiasts. Its precision-engineered Nude Elliptical stylus ensures flawless tracking, even on worn records, while the strapped output design eliminates the need for specialized equipment, allowing seamless integration into any stereo system. With its dynamic sound and exceptional warmth, this cartridge offers a truly immersive listening experience, making it a must-have for audiophiles seeking the purest mono reproduction.
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FREQUENCY RESPONSE
20 Hz - 20 kHz (+/- 2.0 dB)
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force:
70 µm
Stylus type:
Nude Elliptical
Tracking force range:
2.1-2.5 g (recommended: 2.3 g)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
20 Hz - 20 kHz (+/- 2.0 dB)
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force:
70 µm
Stylus type:
Nude Elliptical
Tracking force range:
2.1-2.5 g (recommended: 2.3 g)

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Experience unparalleled audio fidelity with the Ortofon MC Quintet Mono cartridge, designed for mono microgroove vinyl records. Its precision-engineered stylus ensures flawless tracking and dynamic sound reproduction, making it essential for audiophiles seeking the purest mono listening experience.

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Nate M
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Ortofon MC Quintet Mono - High-Fidelity Mono Moving Coil Cartridge

Experience the purest sound reproduction with the Ortofon MC Quintet Mono, meticulously engineered for playing mono microgroove vinyl records. With its Nude Elliptical stylus and strapped output design, this cartridge ensures impeccable tracking and surface noise control, even on worn or damaged records. Enjoy authentic mono reproduction on any stereo playback system without the need for mono-specific equipment.

Ortofon MC Quintet Mono Features:

  • Nude Elliptical r/R 8/18µm stylus for precise tracking on mono microgroove vinyl records
  • Strapped output delivers consistent signal from both sets of pole pins, eliminating the need for mono-specific equipment
  • Lightweight, impact-resistant PC thermoplastic body for durable scratch-resistant surface
  • Neodymium magnets for optimal output and fidelity
  • Low internal impedance for compatibility with a wide range of preamps and transformers
  • Delivers open, dynamic sound with a touch of warmth

The Quintet Series: Ortofon's commitment to refining analog sound quality is exemplified by the Quintet series, which builds upon decades of expertise in cartridge design. With over 100 different Moving Coil models introduced since 1948, the Quintet series represents the pinnacle of Ortofon's dedication to uncompromising audio performance.

Compatibility: Easy and secure top-mounting with supplied screws Aluminum frame with threaded mounting holes Right angles, straight lines, and stylus visibility for easy alignment Compatible with most common tonearms

Ortofon MC Quintet Mono Specifications:

  • Output voltage at 1 kHz, 5cm/sec: 0.3 mV
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz (+/- 2.0 dB)
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force: 70 µm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 15 µm/mN
  • Stylus type: Nude Elliptical
  • Stylus tip radius: r/R 8/18 µm
  • Tracking force range: 2.1-2.5 g (recommended: 2.3 g)
  • Tracking angle: 20°
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance: 5 Ohm
  • Recommended load impedance: > 20 Ohm
  • Coil wire material: Pure 4-nines silver/Ag
  • Cartridge body material: PC/Alu
  • Cartridge color: White
  • Cartridge weight: 9 g
Ortofon Quintet Downloads

Ortofon Quintet User Guide
Ortofon Quintet Brochure/Data Sheet

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Product Description

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The Ortofon MC Quintet Mono cartridge delivers an unparalleled audio experience for mono microgroove vinyl enthusiasts. Its precision-engineered Nude Elliptical stylus ensures flawless tracking, even on worn records, while the strapped output design eliminates the need for specialized equipment, allowing seamless integration into any stereo system. With its dynamic sound and exceptional warmth, this cartridge offers a truly immersive listening experience, making it a must-have for audiophiles seeking the purest mono reproduction.
Get the Details
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Features & Specs Line Circle

FREQUENCY RESPONSE
20 Hz - 20 kHz (+/- 2.0 dB)
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force:
70 µm
Stylus type:
Nude Elliptical
Tracking force range:
2.1-2.5 g (recommended: 2.3 g)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
20 Hz - 20 kHz (+/- 2.0 dB)
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force:
70 µm
Stylus type:
Nude Elliptical
Tracking force range:
2.1-2.5 g (recommended: 2.3 g)
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Expert Insight

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Experience unparalleled audio fidelity with the Ortofon MC Quintet Mono cartridge, designed for mono microgroove vinyl records. Its precision-engineered stylus ensures flawless tracking and dynamic sound reproduction, making it essential for audiophiles seeking the purest mono listening experience.

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Nate M
Brand Manager
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Details

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Ortofon MC Quintet Mono - High-Fidelity Mono Moving Coil Cartridge

Experience the purest sound reproduction with the Ortofon MC Quintet Mono, meticulously engineered for playing mono microgroove vinyl records. With its Nude Elliptical stylus and strapped output design, this cartridge ensures impeccable tracking and surface noise control, even on worn or damaged records. Enjoy authentic mono reproduction on any stereo playback system without the need for mono-specific equipment.

Ortofon MC Quintet Mono Features:

  • Nude Elliptical r/R 8/18µm stylus for precise tracking on mono microgroove vinyl records
  • Strapped output delivers consistent signal from both sets of pole pins, eliminating the need for mono-specific equipment
  • Lightweight, impact-resistant PC thermoplastic body for durable scratch-resistant surface
  • Neodymium magnets for optimal output and fidelity
  • Low internal impedance for compatibility with a wide range of preamps and transformers
  • Delivers open, dynamic sound with a touch of warmth

The Quintet Series: Ortofon's commitment to refining analog sound quality is exemplified by the Quintet series, which builds upon decades of expertise in cartridge design. With over 100 different Moving Coil models introduced since 1948, the Quintet series represents the pinnacle of Ortofon's dedication to uncompromising audio performance.

Compatibility: Easy and secure top-mounting with supplied screws Aluminum frame with threaded mounting holes Right angles, straight lines, and stylus visibility for easy alignment Compatible with most common tonearms

Ortofon MC Quintet Mono Specifications:

  • Output voltage at 1 kHz, 5cm/sec: 0.3 mV
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz (+/- 2.0 dB)
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force: 70 µm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 15 µm/mN
  • Stylus type: Nude Elliptical
  • Stylus tip radius: r/R 8/18 µm
  • Tracking force range: 2.1-2.5 g (recommended: 2.3 g)
  • Tracking angle: 20°
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance: 5 Ohm
  • Recommended load impedance: > 20 Ohm
  • Coil wire material: Pure 4-nines silver/Ag
  • Cartridge body material: PC/Alu
  • Cartridge color: White
  • Cartridge weight: 9 g
Ortofon Quintet Downloads

Ortofon Quintet User Guide
Ortofon Quintet Brochure/Data Sheet

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