Ortofon Quintet Mono

Product Code: ORC046


ex-vat: £ 315.83

The Ortofon Quintet series offers vinylphiles the sonics of low-output moving-coil cartridges at a budget price. The Ortofon Quintet Mono features a nude Elliptical r/R 8/18μm stylus specifically designed for playing mono microgroove vinyl records. The Quintet Mono has a strapped output to deliver the same output signal through both channels, effectively making it possible to enjoy true mono reproduction on any stereo playback system.

Other features, common to all Quintet series cartridges, are

  • Cartridge body made of a special ABS material.
  • Neodymium magnets for an optimal output.
  • Low internal impedance for less sensitivity to load, ensuring compatibility with the widest range of preamps and step-up transformers.


Output Voltage (at 1kHz, 5cm/sec)
Channel Balance at 1kHz
Channel Separation at 1kHz
Channel Separation at 15kHz
Frequency Range (at -3dB)
20 Hz - 25 kHz
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz
± 2.0dB
Tracking Ability at 315Hz
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral
15?m / mN
Stylus Type
Nude Elliptical
Stylus Tip Radius r / R
8 / 18?m
Tracking Force Range
2.1 - 2.5g (21 - 25mN)
Recommended Tracking Force
2.3g (23mN)
Tracking Angle
Internal Impedance / DC Resistance
Recommended Load Impedance
Cartridge Body Material
Cartridge Colour
Cartridge Weight