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Ortofon SPU #1 S MC Phono Cartridge


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Ex VAT: £457.50

A spherical stylus version of the eliptical Ortofon SPU #1 E phono cartridge.

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Condition: Brand new in original retail packaging

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Warranty length 2 Years
Brand Ortofon

Tech Specs

Out volt @1kHz: 0.18 mV 5cm/sec
Channel balance @1kHz: 1.5 dB
Separation at 1 kHz: 20 dB
Separation at 15 kHz: 10 dB
Freq response: 20Hz-25kHz (±3dB)
Tracking ability at 315Hz: 65 µm
Compliance/dynamic/lateral: 10 µm/mN
Stylus type: Spherical
Stylus tip: R18µm / r/R 8/18 µm
Track force range: 3-5.0 g (30-50mN)
Tracking force: 4.0 g (40 mN)
Tracking angle: 20°
Internal impedance, DC resistance: 2 ohm
Recommended load impedance: > 10 ohm
Body: Ground wood and resin composite
Coilwire: High Purity Copper (OFC)
Cartridge weight: 30 g

Product Description

Ortofon's new SPU #1 models are perfect comprehensive cartridge for an introduction to the world of SPU, this is the version featuring a spherical stylus.


The SPU #1 S uses a spherical stylus, crafted from high purity copper for the armature windings and terminal leads, housed within a grinded wood and resin composite case. All the SPU series cartridges are really good value for money, having an excellent price-to-performance ratio. The perfect all-rounders for the newcomers to the SPU world.


The SPU #1 range have a universal connector, giving them the versatility to be mounted on a wide range of tonearms, that have a universal SME mount, such as the Ortofon TA-110 or TA-210 tonearms. For a top quality audio experience with your turntable, combine the SPU #1, with a ST-7 Moving Coil transformer and a top quality tonearms (TA-110 or TA-210) and you will not be disappointed.

Designed specifically for stereo playback the SPU #1, has linearity and a full body, to give you the listener top quality sound from your turntable. In terms of sound quality the SPU #1 series are genuine SPUs, renowned for their full-bodied and highly powerful resulting musical image,  an impressive channel separation, and minimum of inter-modulation distortion.

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