Ortofon SPU Royal GM Mk II

Product Code: ORC109


ex-vat: £ 1,565.83

The Ortofon SPU Royal GM Mk II is designed 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 Royal is the top model in the stereo SPU range, and features a nude Ortofon Replicant 100 stylus mounted on a gold-plated aluminium cantilever. Coils are constructed of gold-plated silver wire.

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/-2 dB
FIM distortion at recommended tracking force, DIN 45.542
< 1%
Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force
70 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral
8 µm
Stylus type
Nude Ortofon Replicant 100
Stylus tip radius
r/R 5/100 µm
Equivalent stylus tip mass
0.45 mg
Tracking force range
2.5 to 3.5 g (25 to 35 mN)
Recommended tracking force
3.0 g (30 mN)
Tracking angle
Internal impedance, DC resistance
6 Ohms
Recommended load impedance
> 100 Ohms
Cartridge body material
Ground wood/resin compound
Cartridge colour
Gloss black
Cartridge weight
32 g