Ortofon Cadenza Red Moving Coil Cartridge
$1,849.00 inc. GST
The Cadenza Red delivers open, dynamic sound with a touch of warmth.
The sound picture of Cadenza Red is relaxed, homogeneous and moderately dynamic and have great space and depth in the stereo image.
The Cadenza Red model is using a Nude Fine Line stylus with a cylindrical aluminium cantilever. The stylus tip radius is r/R 8/40 µm.
The coils are made from 6NX (99.9999 %) pure silver wire.
An improved winding process on the armature allows a better channel balance.
Hi-Fi News July 2012
“…From the start, the Cadenza Red dispensed an air of calm. It was tonally neutral, with a smooth and natural mid and treble…
…Bass was accurate, extended and open-sounding, helping the cartridge’s ability to offer realistic stereo perspectives…”
Output voltage at 1 kHz 5 cm/sec – 0.45 mV
Channel balance – < 1.5 dB Channel separation at 1 kHz - > 23 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz – > 15 dB
Frequency range at -3 dB – 20 Hz – 50 kHz
Frequency response 20 Hz – 20 kHz – +3/-1
Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force *) – 80 μm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral – 12 μm/mN
Stylus type – Nude Fine Line on Alu cantilever
Stylus tip radius – r/R 8/40
Tracking force range – 2.2-2.7 g (22-27 mN)
Tracking force recommended – 2.5 g (25 mN) *Typical value
Tracking angle – 20º
Internal impedance, DC resistance – 5 Ohm
Recommended load impedance – 50-500 Ohm
Cartridge body material – Stainless steel Aluminium
Cartridge colour – Red/Black
Cartridge weight – 10.7 g