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Ortofon Cadenza Mono MC Phono Cartridge - On Exchange


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Warranty length 2 Years
Brand Ortofon
Product Award HiFi Choice Silver

Tech Specs

Out voltage (1KHz,5cm/s): 0.45mV
Freq range (-3dB): 20Hz-50KHz
Freq response: 20Hz-20KHz (+3/-1dB)
Tracking ability (315Hz): > 70 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 12 µm/mN
Stylus: Nude Fine Line/Alu cantilever
Stylus tip radius: r/R 8/40 µm
Tracking force: 2.2-2.7g (22-27mN)
Tracking recommended: 2.5g (25mN)
Tracking angle: 20°
Internal impedance, DC resistance: 5 Ohm
Recommended load impedance: 50-500 Ohm
Material: Stainless steel Aluminium
Cartridge colour: Natural/Black
Cartridge weight: 10.7 g

Product Description

Ortofon Cadenza Mono (save upto 20% when you exchange in your old Ortofon model) is a perfect choice for playing a collection of mono records, to enjoy the best possible mono sound and is an ideal second cartridge. If you have the option on your turntable for a second tonearm, use the Cadenza Mono as a second option for mono records - or alternatively, use it on a second turntable dedicated to mono records. Until you try a dedicated mono cartridge on mono recordings - you don't know what you're missing! 

The Cadenza Mono features a nude fine line stylus and a cylindrical aluminium cantilever for excellent frequency reproduction. For ease of use, the pins are connected so you get the same signal from both pairs of connecting pins. The stylus radius is r/R 8/40 µm. 

Sharing features from the Ortofon Cadenza Red and with optimized adjustments for mono playback the sound is relaxed, homogeneous and moderate. Find your old records as well as new micro groove mono records and experience the Cadenza Mono.

Exchange Pricing

This price is RRP but we can reduce the price for you (by upto 20%) when you trade in one of the qualifying Ortofon models shown in the table below. The age and/or condition of the cartridge does not matter. Please call or e-mail us with your old cartridge model and we'll advise how much we can reduce the price of this model by for you. We'll then arrange for you to send your old cartridge back and we'll ship the new one at the reduced price for you.

HMC 10 (Quartz) X1-MCP MC 30 Supreme MC 15 Super MK II MC 5000
HMC 20 (Quattro) X5-MC MC 25 E MC 20 Super MK II MC 7500
HMC 30 (Quasar) MC 20 MKII MC 25 FL MC 30 Super MK II MC A90
MC 1 Turbo MC 10 Supreme MC 70 MC 2000 MK II MC Winfeld
MC 3 Turbo MC 20 Supreme MC 10 Super MK II MC 3000 MK II MC Xpression
MC Cadenza Red MC Jubilee MC Rohmann MC Vivo Blue Rondo Blue
MC Cadenza Blue MC Kontrapunkt A MC Tango MC X 5 Rondo Bronze
MC Cadenza Bronze MC Kontrapunkt H MC Samba MCP X 1 (T4P) MC Valencia
MC Cadenza Black MC Kontrapunkt B MC Salsa Mono CA 25 DI MC Venice
MC Cadenza Mono MC Kontrapunkt C MC Vivo Red Rondo Red MC Vienna

Press Reviews

  • 'Super stylish and with bags of sonic appeal, the KEF ‘eggs’ still have plenty to offer...true style speaker system, solid, organised sound nicely balanced authority in dialogue' (What Hi-Fi magazine review)

    'It's a solid, rounded sound, too. Listening to the excellent DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray release of Predator, sounds are immediate and full, with an even tonal balance that's easy on the ear' (What Hi-Fi magazine review)

    'Dialogue is clear and authoritative – even for Arnie – and sure enough, this system does a fine job of filling a room and sending sound in equal measures wherever you're sat' (What Hi-Fi magazine review)

    'It might be organised and well defined, but it's also a little short of scale, lacking the dynamics of more capable and, granted, more substantial systems around at this price' (What Hi-Fi magazine review)

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