Ortofon SPU Classic GM MKII Moving Coil Cartridge (Black)

Model: GMMKII UPC: 5705796240245 Item: 168996

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Ortofon SPU Classic GM MKII Moving Coil Cartridge Overview

Balancing styles of early and modern record needle design, the Ortofon SPU Classic GM MKII Moving Coil Cartridge is ideal for playback of both early and contemporary stereo recordings. Featuring an 18 micrometer spherical stylus profile, this moving coil cartridge brings a touch of elegance to the way your phonograph needles trace the contours of your best records. Get a powerful, realistic reproduction of your music collection that way it was intended to be heard – the SPU Classic encompasses more than 60 years of turntable needle engineering, bringing rich bass and elegant treble range to your choice playback system. Crafted with high purity copper coilwire and ground wood and resin material, the SPU bring a timeless aesthetic to your cartridge experience. Extract the clearest and most precise beats yet from your record player needle.

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Product highlights

  • Classic moving coil (MC) turntable cartridge ideal for playback of both early and contemporary stereo recordings
  • 18 micrometer nude spherical stylus is an optimal solution for playing mono microgroove vinyl records
  • Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5 cm/sec. - 0.2 mV
  • Frequency response: 20 to 20,000 Hz +3/-3 dB
  • Tracking ability (315 Hz, lateral): 65 micrometers
  • Tracking angle: 20 degrees
  • SPU Classic series record needles are renowned for their dynamic and powerful sound reproduction
  • Crafted with ground wood and resin composite body and High Purity copper coilwire materials
  • Dimensions: 0.75" H x 0.70" W 
  • Weight: 1.05 oz.
  • Warranty: 1 Year - World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support



  • Output voltage at 1000Hz, 5cm/sec: 0.2mV
  • Channel balance at 1kHz: <1dB
  • Channel separation at 1kHz: >20dB
  • Channel separation at 15kHz > 10dB
  • Frequency response: 20 - 20,000Hz + 3/-3dB
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force: >65 µm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 8 µm/mN
  • Stylus type: Nude spherical
  • Stylus tip radius: R 18 µm
  • Tracking force range: 3.0 - 5.0g (30 - 50mN)
  • Tracking force, recommended: 4.0g (40mN)
  • Tracking angle: 20°
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance: 2 ohm
  • Recommended load impedance: >10 ohm
  • Cartridge body material: Ground wood and resin composite
  • Coilwire material: High purity copper
  • Cartridge color: Shiny black
  • Cartridge weight: 30g

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  • SPU Classic GM MKII Moving Coil



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