Ortofon SPU Classic GM Mk II

Product Code: ORC104


ex-vat: £ 665.83

The Ortofon SPU Classic Mk II is designed with an integral headshell for use in “universal” bayonet-mount SME-style tonearms with detachable headshells (like the SME 3009 or 3012, Thomas Schick, and many others).

The SPU Classic is the base model in the stereo SPU range, and features a nude spherical stylus.

The Ortofon SPU range virtually defines classic vinyl playback.

This is a special-order product, usually shipping within four weeks of order.


Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5 cm/sec
200 µV
Channel balance at 1 kHz
< 1 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz
> 20 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz
> 10 dB
Frequency range at -3 dB
20 Hz to 25 kHz
Frequency response
20 Hz to 20 kHz, ±3 dB
FIM distortion at recommended tracking force, DIN 45.542
< 1%
Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force
65 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral
8 µm
Stylus type
Nude spherical
Stylus tip radius
R 18 µm
Equivalent stylus tip mass
1.0 mg
Tracking force range
3.0 to 5.0 g (30 to 50 mN)
Recommended tracking force
4.0 g (40 mN)
Tracking angle
Internal impedance, DC resistance
2 Ohms
Recommended load impedance
> 10 Ohms
Cartridge body material
Ground wood/resin compound
Cartridge colour
Cartridge weight
28.5 g