Ortofon Quintet Mono MC Phono Cartridge
The Ortofon Quintet Mono is a True Mono Cartridge Specially Designed to Playback Mono LPs With Superb Definition, Clarity, Tracking Ability
No-Brainer Solution for Hearing Your Mono Vinyl Sound Its Best: Ortofon Quintet Mono Pin Arrangement Eliminates Need for Mono-Specific Equipment
The Ortofon Quintet Mono is a true mono cartridge specially designed for playing back mono vinyl with utmost realism. Its Nude Elliptical r/R 8/18μm stylus is tailor-made for excellent solution for mono microgroove LPs. The Quintet Mono tracks perfectly through even worn and damaged records, and ensures excellent surface noise control. Quintet Mono uses a strapped output to deliver the same output signal from both sets of pole pins. This arrangement effectively eliminates the need for mono-specific equipment, making it possible to enjoy true mono reproduction on any stereo playback system.
Incredible Performance for the Cost: Moving-Coil Cartridges Traditionally Command Higher Prices
Precise Reproduction Plus Seamless Compatibility With Most Preamplifiers and Transformers
Trust us: You've likely never heard your mono vinyl sound better than with Quintet Mono. Given its
price, Quintet Mono also represents a new accomplishment in high-end
audio. Seldom, if ever, has a moving-coil cartridge of this caliber been
available at this cost. Ortofon's Quintet Series is primed to become
one of the most celebrated cartridge lines in recent memory.
The MC Quintet Series
continues Ortofon's unrelenting commitment
to providing the most precise and accurate analog reproduction possible
without introducing coloration.
A special ABS (Acrylonitrile/Butadiene/Styrene) thermoplastic material
is used in manufacturing the cartridge body. This lightweight, impact
resistant material is extremely suitable for injection-molding and
provides a durable, scratch-resistant surface.
Neodymium magnets are implemented to achieve an optimal output.
Low internal impedance makes the cartridge less sensitive to load, and
therefore ensures compatibility with a wide range of preamplifiers and
Excellent Ease of Use and Setup
Mounting the Quintet Mono couldn't be any easier. The aluminum frame
has threaded mounting holes and is fitted with the supplied 5mm or 7mm
screws (depending on the thickness of your headshell).
The Quintet Mono's right angles, straight lines, stylus visibility, and
ample distance between the record surface and cartridge's bottom allow
listeners to correctly mount and align the cartridge and tonearm
without problem. You'll be spinning records in no time.