Ortofon Cadenza Blue

Product Code: ORC037


ex-vat: £ 1,249.17

The Cadenza series of cartridges represents an update of the acclaimed and highly successful Kontrapunkt series. The Ortofon Cadenza Blue is the second model in the range. It features a Nude FG 70 stylus with a very thin ruby cantilever.

Ortofon describes the sound of the Cadenza Blue as “true to the music with a tremendous clarity.”


Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5 cm/sec
0.5 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz
< 1.2 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz
> 23 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz
> 15 dB
Frequency range at -3 dB
20 Hz to 50 kHz
Frequency response
20 Hz to 20 kHz, -2 dB
Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force
80 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral
12 µm/mN
Stylus type
Nude FG 70/ruby cantilever
Stylus tip radius
r/R 6/70 µm
Tracking force range
2.2 to 2.7 g (22 to 27 mN)
Recommended tracking force
2.5 g (25 mN)
Tracking angle
Internal impedance, DC resistance
5 Ohms
Recommended load impedance
5 to 200 Ohms
Cartridge body material
Stainless steel/aluminium
Cartridge colour
Cartridge weight
10.7 g