- VIEWOrtofon 2M Red Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: 2M Red£95.00 £79.17Out of stock
Ortofon's 2M Red is an all-purpose cartridge designed to deliver an open, dynamic sound with a slight touch of warmth. The weight and dimensions of the 2M Red are optimised for the most common turntables, offering a wide range of compatibility. The 2M Red cartridge is built with ‘Hopelex’, an environmentally-friendly material ensuring high-rigidity while eliminating unwanted resonances. The cartridge stylus is a tipped elliptical diamond connected to split pole pins with copper wire. This offers a high level of sonic accuracy at an affordable price.
- VIEWOrtofon 2M 78 Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: 2M 78£105.00 £87.50Out of stock
Ortofon's 2M 78 allows for true mono playback of 78rpm shellac records on any stereo playback system. No requirement for mono-specific equipment when using Ortofons Mono cartridges. This is due to a strapped output within the cartridges that delivers the same output signal from both pole pins, resulting in a truly mono reproduction.
- VIEWOrtofon 2M Blue Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: 2M Blue£189.00 £157.50Available
Ortofon's 2M Blue is a step-up from the 2M Red, featuring a nude elliptical diamond which retains a close resemblance to the original cutting stylus used to create master records. Ortofon chooses to use a nude diamond starting form the Blue range as this offers greater transient reproduction and reduced mass in the tip of the stylus. These minor changes improve the resolution of the audio reproduction with greater dynamics and a more open soundstage.
- VIEWOrtofon 2M Mono Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: 2M Mono£275.00 £229.17Out of stock
Ortofon's 2M Mono uses a nude spherical diamond as an optimal solution to playback mono microgroove LP vinyl records. By utilising Ortofon's strapped output, both pole pins within the cartridge deliver the same output signal, resulting in a truly mono reproduction possible through any stereo playback system.
- VIEWOrtofon 2M Bronze Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: 2M Bronze£309.00 £257.50Out of stock
Ortofon's 2M Bronze improves further on the 2M Blue by using a nude fine line diamond stylus. This stylus utilises a slimmer profile to track the higher frequency information more accurately. On top of this, the 2M Bronze has a specially upgraded engine with silver-plated copper wire to read and preserve as much frequency information as possible. Overall, the performance of your system with a 2M Bronze can improve with greater detail and resolution, preserving more of the original audio signal and ultimately improving your listening experience.
- VIEWOrtofon 2M Black Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: 2M Black£519.00 £432.50Out of stock
Ortofon's 2M Black is a testament to the quality and engineering that Ortofon's engineers produce for the best cartridges. It is for this reason that the 2M Black is the flagship moving magnet cartridge offered by Ortofon. The tip of the 2M Black is a slim, highly polished Shibata diamond which exceeds the usual contact area in the grooves of a vinyl. By improving on the contact area, there is a notable increase in frequency reproduction to ensure the utmost detail and quality in the playback of your vinyls.
- VIEWOrtofon MC Quintet Red Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: Quintet Red£269.00 £224.17Available
Ortofon's MC Quintet Red is a perfect introduction to the world of Ortofon moving coils. It features an Elliptical diamond which is cut and polished to Ortofon’s standards. This entry-level MC cartridge has very high price-to-performance ratio and is a perfect all-rounder for the newcomers to the world of Moving Coil cartridges.
- VIEWOrtofon MC Quintet Mono Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: Quintet Mono£379.00 £315.83Out of stock
Ortofon's MC Quintet Mono is a new true Mono from Ortofon. It features Nude Elliptical r/R 8/18μm stylus that is a good solution for playing mono microgroove vinyl records. The Quintet Mono will track perfectly through even worn and damaged records and ensure the surface noise control. Quintet Mono uses a strapped output to deliver the same output signal from both sets of pole pins. This effectively eliminates the need for mono-specific equipment, making it possible to enjoy true mono reproduction on any stereo playback system. Quintet Mono is the best cartridge in the Quintet series to play monophonic records.
- VIEWOrtofon MC Quintet Blue Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: MC Quintet Blue£359.00 £299.17Out of stockWhat Hi-Fi? Best Cartridge
Ortofon's MC Quintet Blue is a very homogeneous cartridge whose sound image will tend to more smooth reproduction compared to Quintet Red and moderate dynamic strength compared to Quintet Bronze. It features a Nude Elliptical diamond mounted on an aluminium cantilever. The Quintet Blue will bring more space, depth and detail into the sound and is a very good choice for any kind of music, especially rhythmic.
- VIEWOrtofon MC Quintet Bronze Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: Quintet Bronze£545.00 £454.17Out of stock
Ortofon's MC Quintet Bronze moves into the higher league of the Quintets. The slim profile of its Nude Fine Line diamond stylus will track even the highest frequency information, making it a must for discerning listeners. Additionally its larger footprint ensures reduced distortion and record wear. The sound will be very evenhanded with respect to all aspects. Classical music will be reproduced with power and open space around each of the instruments. All types of music will be conveyed with the highest accuracy, precision and dynamics.
- VIEWOrtofon MC Quintet Black S Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: Quintet Black S£725.00 £604.17Out of stock
Ortofon's MC Quintet Black is the best example of Quintet’s overall excellence. The new MC Quintet Black S model is graced with Shibata stylus on the Sapphire cantilever. Sapphire is one of the best cantilever options that provides an excellent mechanical pulse transfer from the stylus to the coil system. The Quintet Black S produces detailed and pure reproduction though-out the spectrum, volume and soundstage. The Quintet Black S will be unfettered by musical genre and will give the closest approach within the Quintet Series to Ortofon’s true accuracy in sound.
- VIEWOrtofon MC Cadenza Red Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: Cadenza Red£999.00 £832.50Out of stock
Ortofon's MC Cadenza Red is using a nude fine line stylus with a cylindrical aluminium cantilever and coils made from pure silver wire. An improved winding process on the armature allows a better channel balance. The sound picture of Cadenza Red is more relaxed, homogeneous and moderately dynamic in the perspective compared to the Cadenza Blue and have great space and depth in the stereo image.
- VIEWOrtofon MC Cadenza Mono Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: Cadenza Mono£999.00 £832.50Out of stock
Ortofon's MC Cadenza Mono is made with a nude fine line stylus and a cylindrical aluminium cantilever. For easy use the pins are connected so you get the same signal from both pairs of connecting pins. Sharing internal build with the 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.
- VIEWOrtofon MC Cadenza Blue Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: Cadenza Blue£1,499.00 £1,249.17Out of stock
Ortofon's MC Cadenza Blue is using a Nude FG 70 stylus with a very thin ruby cantilever. The improved winding process on the armature ensures better channel balance. The soundstage of Cadenza Blue is wide open and grandiose straight out of the box. Micro dynamic and ambience will be evident when listening to complex compositions. It reaches a very high degree of definition in the perspective, which is very present. It is true to the music with a tremendous clarity.
- VIEWOrtofon MC Cadenza Bronze Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: Cadenza Bronze£1,799.00 £1,499.17Out of stock
Ortofon's MC Cadenza Bronze is using a Replicant 100 stylus and a conical aluminium cantilever. The coil wire is the famous Ortofon Aucurum wire, which is a gold plated 6NX copper wire. A Field Stabilizing Element, FSE, is used for optimal linearity especially during complex crescendo passages. Cadenza Bronze is a true high-end reference cartridge, conveying music with supreme precision, impact and dynamics. Its stereo imaging capabilities illuminate the farthest corners of the soundstage in all three dimensions.
- VIEWOrtofon MC Cadenza Black Hi-Fi Turntable CartridgeItem Code: Cadenza Black£2,099.00 £1,749.17Out of stock
Ortofon's MC Cadenza Black is using a Nude Shibata stylus with a boron cantilever. The effective mass of the stylus/cantilever system is extremely low due to the use of a very thin boron rod. This material is extremely stiff and even more lightweight than aluminium. It also uses the WRD (Wide Range Damping-system), controlling the high and low frequency damping separately. Cadenza Black is optimized for an amazing tonal neutrality, dynamics and purity of sound. It is high performing on areas like detail, consistency and sound staging.