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Ortofon MC Kontrapunkt c

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Kontrapunkt "c" is a truly high-end reference cartridge, conveying music with supreme precision, impact, and dynamics. Its stereo imaging capabilities illuminate the furthest corners of the soundstage in all three dimensions. 

The Kontrapunkt c has a conical aluminum cantilever fitted with a Nude FG 80 diamond stylus. Coils are wound from 99.9999% pure silver. A neodymium magnet and an output of 470 mV ensure an extremely high signal-to-noise ratio with any MC Preamplifier.

Kontrapunkt c incorporates Ortofon’s unique FSE (Field Stabilising Element) to achieve optimal frequency response linearity by stabilizing the magnetic field around the armature-especially during complex crescendo passages- and to ensure consistently high channel separation across the frequency band.

A high-resolution audio system is required to fully explore the information retrieval potential of this cartridge.

Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec.  -   0,47 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz  -   < 1dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz  -   > 25 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz  -   > 23 dB
Frequency range at - 3dB  -   20-50.000 Hz
Frequency response  -   20-20.000 Hz + 2 / - 1 dB
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force  -   80 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral   -  12 µm/mN
Stylus type  -   Nude FG 80 on tapered Al.cantilever
Stylus tip radius  -   r/R 5/80 µm

Tracking force range  -   2,2-2,7 g (22-27 mN)
Tracking force, recommended  -   2,5 g (25 mN)
Tracking angle   -  20°
Internal impedance, DC resistance  -   5 Ohm
Recommended load impedance  -   20-200 Ohm
Cartridge body material  -   Stainless Steel
Cartridge color -  Green
Cartridge weight  -   10 g