Ortofon OM 5E Standard Magnetic Cartridge

Model: OM5E UPC: 5705796010022 Item: 163583


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Ortofon OM 5E Standard Magnetic Cartridge Overview

Great for beginners or seasoned vinyl lovers, the Ortofon OM 5E Standard Magnetic Cartridge is constructed for exceptional audio playback with a hassle-free design. The elliptical shaped stylus offers balance as it reads the grooves of your vinyl records, ensuring that the audio is crisp, deep and free of unwanted distortion. The internal weight plate is built for convenience and versatility, making this turntable cartridge compatible with most tonearms. As a result, you will be able to connect it to your turntable without any issues. Beyond that, the OM cartridge also allows you to upgrade to a new model when yours becomes old and worn down. For experienced audiophiles or beginners just discovering their passion for vinyl, this record needle is a great place to start.

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Product highlights

  • Moving magnet (MM) turntable cartridge offers high output signal
  • Elliptical stylus follows groove with exceptional accuracy for less distortion from the record needle
  • Output voltage: 1000 Hz 5 cm/sec: 4 mV
  • Channel balance at 1 kHz: 2 dB
  • Channel separation at 1 kHz: 22 dB
  • Channel separation at 15 kHz: 15 dB
  • Frequency range at -3 dB: 20 to 25.000 Hz
  • Frequency response of 20 to 20.000 Hz ± 2 dB
  • Tracking ability (315 Hz, lateral): 65 micrometers
  • Tracking angle: 20 degrees
  • Replacement unit: Stylus 5 E
  • Dimensions: 0.71” H x 0.63” W x 0.94" D 
  • Weight: .18 oz.
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support


OM 5E Specifications:

  • Output voltage at 1000 Hz 5cm/sec: 4 mV
  • Channel balance: 2 dB
  • Channel separation at 1 kHz: 22 dB
  • Channel separation at 15 kHz: 15 dB
  • Frequency range at -3 dB: 20-25.000 Hz
  • Frequency response 20-20.000 Hz: +/- 2 dB
  • Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force*: 65 micrometers
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 20 micrometers/mN
  • Stylus type: Elliptical
  • Stylus tip radius: r/R 8/18 micrometers
  • Tracking force range: 1,5-2,0 g (15-20 mN)
  • Tracking force recommended: 1,75 g (17,5 mN)
  • Tracking angle: 20 degrees
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance: 750 Ohm
  • Internal inductance: 450 mH
  • Recommended load impedance: 47 kOhm
  • Cartridge colour, body/stylus: Black/Black
  • Cartridge weight: 5g
  • Replacement stylus unit: Stylus 5 E


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