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Ortofon Cadenza Red MC Phono Cartridge - On Exchange

 

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Features

Warranty length 2 Years
Brand Ortofon

Tech Specs

Technical Data: Red
Output voltage at 1 kHz 5 cm/sec: 450 uV
Channel balance: > 1,5 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz: > 23 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz: > 15 dB
Frequency range at -3dB: 20 Hz - 50 kHz
Frequency response at 20 Hz - 20 kHz: + 3/-1
Tracking ability (at recommended force): 80 um
Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 12 um/mN
Stylus type: Nude Fine Line aluminium
Stylus tip radius: r/R 8/40
Tracking force range: 2, 2-2, 7 g (22 - 27 mN)
Tracking force recommended: 2, 5g (25 mN)
Tracking Angle: 20º
Internal Impedance, DC resistance: 5 Ohm
Recommended load impedance: 50 - 500 Ohm
Material: Stainless steel aluminium
Cartridge Colour: Red/Black
Cartridge Weight: 10.7 g

Product Description

Ortofon Cadenza Red (available with a saving of upto 20% when you exchange in an old model Ortofon cartridge) is a replacement for the Kontrapunkt A and offers measurably better performance with a taste of high end analogue performance for a reasonable price. Features include nude fine line stylus with a aluminium cantilever. In contrast to lower Ortofon moving coil cartridges, the Cadenza Red offers better channel balance and stunning dynamics.

With a wide, open soundstage, and a high level of detail, it's a musical and enjoyable cartridge which is smoother and more musical than most 'lesser' moving coil cartridges.

We also sell the higher model Ortofon Cadenza Blue, Ortofon Cadenza Bronze, Ortofon Cadenza Mono and Ortofon Cadenza Black.

Exchange Pricing

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

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

  • "The Cadenza Red has something approaching the outstanding qualities of Ortofon's pricer Cadenza Blue. It gives a convincing impression of correct balance and proportion, and premises long term listening satisfaction." (Hi-Fi News Magazine Yearbook 2012)

  • "Bass was accurate, extended and open-sounding, helping the cartridge's ability to offer realistic studio perspectives. It never sounded forced or flurried, but in its unstressed manner made you want to carry on listening" (Hi Fi News Magazine, July 2012)

  • "...sailed through with a with a naturalness that came from really secure tracking..." (Hi Fi News Magazine, July 2012)

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