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- OM 5 S
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Based on the OM 5E, Ortofon's stellar entry-level cartridge, the OM 5S is a perfect introduction to the world of hi-fi at a price that can't be beaten.
Offering unbeatable value and a convenient upgrade path, the OM 5S is a brilliant solution for someone who's just starting out in vinyl, or for a DJ who wants to enjoy more detail and nuance than durable DJ cartridges can provide. Once they've tried the OM 5S and gotten a taste for true analogue sound, upgrading is as simple as swapping the stylus for a more subtle OM model. Convenient and well-built, you simply can't go past the OM 5S.
- The series is the lowest-mass range of moving magnet cartridges offered by Ortofon.
- The OM cartridges bodies have been designed to provide easy mounting and alignment on both top mount and bottom mount headshells.
- The OM 5 Series provides excellent compatibility when used in an assortment of playback systemsand with a wide variety of phono preamps.
Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. – 4.5 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz – 2 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz – 20 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz – 12 dB
Frequency response – 20-22.000 Hz
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force *) – 60 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral – 20 µm/mN
Stylus type – Spherical
Stylus tip radius – R 18 µm
Tracking force range – 1.5-2.0 g (15-20 mN)
Tracking force, recommended – 1.75 g (17.5 mN)
Tracking angle – 20°
*) Typical value
Internal impedance, DC resistance – 750 Ohm
Internal inductance – 450 mH
Recommended load resistance – 47 kOhm
Recommended load capacitance – 200-500 pF
Cartridge colour, body/stylus – Black/Black
Cartridge weight incl. extra weight – 5 g
Cartridge weight excl. extra weight – 2.5 g