Ortofon SPU #1 E Moving Coil Cartridge

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  • $ 889

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The SPU #1 E is a remarkable embodiment of the classic Moving Coil technology, offering an ideal solution for playing back a wide range of stereo recordings, from the early classics to modern and contemporary pieces, with an outstanding price-to-performance ratio.

The SPU #1 S features a Spherical stylus.

Perfect all-rounders for the newcomers to the world of SPU Features

Crafted with precision, the housing of the SPU #1 cartridges is constructed from a combination of grinded wood and resin composite and features High Purity Copper armature windings and terminal leads, ensuring pristine signal transmission.

The SPU #1 E model takes sound reproduction to the next level with its elliptical stylus profile, providing a more detailed sound reproduction and expansive imaging.

Perfect solution for stereo recordings Compatibility

With their universal connector, the SPU #1 models ensure the ability to mount the units in a wider range of tonearms with universal (SME) mount, e.g., the Ortofon Reference tonearms.The combination of SPU #1, the ST-7 Moving Coil transformer and Ortofon Reference tonearms gives a supreme experience. Sonically, the SPU #1 models are genuine SPUs, known for their full-bodied and powerful music image, minimum of intermodulation distortion, and an impressive channel separation, a perfect solution for the playback of stereo recordings.

  • Channel balance at 1 kHz
    1.5 dB
  • Output voltage at 1 kHz, 5cm/sec
    0.18 mV
  • Channel seperation at 1 kHz
    20 dB
  • Channel seperation at 15 kHz
    10 dB
  • Frequency response 20 Hz - 20 kHz
    3 dB
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force
    60 µm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral
    10 µm/mN
  • Stylus type
  • Stylus tip radius
    R 18 µm
  • Tracking force range
    3.0-5.0 g (30-50 mN)
  • Tracking force, recommended
    4.0 g (40 mN)
  • Tracking angle
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance
    2 ohm
  • Recommended load impedance
    10 ohm
  • Coil wire material
    High Purity Copper (OFC)
  • Cartridge body material
    Ground wood and resin composite
  • Cartridge colour
    Black matte
  • Cartridge weight
    28 g

WARNING: California Residents - Proposition 65. This product can expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov



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