ORTOFON SPU #1 E
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Perfect all-rounders for the newcomers to the world of SPU
The SPU #1 S and SPU #1 E feature:
- Respectively Spherical and Elliptical stylus. The SPU #1 E elliptical stylus profile provides more detailed sound reproduction and expansive imaging.
- High Purity Copper armature windings and terminal leads
- Grinded wood and resin composite housing
These SPU cartridges embodies the essence of the original Moving Coils and are a perfect solution for the playback of both early and modern and contemporary stereo recordings. Excellent price-to-performance ratio.
SPU #1 S and E Technical data
Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. - 0.18 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz - 1.5 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz - 20 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz - 10 dB
Frequency response - 20-20.000 Hz ± 3 dB
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force *) - 60 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral - 10 µm/mN
Stylus type - Spherical / Elliptical
Stylus tip radius - R 18 µm / r/R 8/18 μm
Tracking force range - 3.0-5.0 g (30-50 mN)
Tracking force, recommended - 4.0 g (40 mN)
Tracking angle - 20°
*) Typical value
Internal impedance, DC resistance - 2 ohm
Recommended load impedance > 10 ohm
Cartridge body material - Ground wood and resin composite
Coilwire material - High Purity Copper (OFC)
Cartridge colour - Black matte
Cartridge weight - 30 g
Perfect solution for stereo recordings
The SPU #1 models, with their universal connector, ensure the ability to mount the units in a wider range of tonearms with universal (SME) mount, e.g. Ortofon TA-110 and TA-210 tonearms. The combination of SPU #1, ST-7 Moving Coil transformer and TA-110/TA-210 tonearms gives a supreme experience.
With their linearity and full bodies, the SPU #1 models are a perfect solution for the playback of stereo recordings.
Sonically, the SPU #1 models are genuine SPUs, known for their full-bodied and powerful music image, minimum of intermodulation distortion and an impressive channel separation.