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Ortofon Series 500 Moving magnet cartridges

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Ortofon Series 500 MM cartridges technical data

Technical data 540 / 540P
530 / 530P 520 / 520P
510 / 510 P
Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. > 3.0 mV > 3.0 mV > 3.0 mV > 3.0 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz < 1.5 dB < 1.5 dB < 1.5 dB < 1.5 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz > 25 dB > 25 dB > 23 dB > 23 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz 15 dB 15 dB 15 dB 15 dB
Frequency range at -3 dB 20-27.000 Hz 20-25.000 Hz 20-23.000 Hz 20-23.000 Hz
Frequency response 20-20.000 Hz ± 1.5 dB 20-20.000 Hz ± 1.5 dB 20-20.000 Hz ± 1.5 dB 20-20.000 Hz ± 2 dB
Tracking ability (315Hz, lateral) > 90 µm > 80 µm > 70 µm 7
Compliance, dynamic (lateral) 30 µm/mN 30 µm/mN 25 µm/mN 25 µm/mN
Stylus type Fritz Gyger II Nude Fine Line Nude Elliptical Nude Elliptical
Stylus tip radius r/R 5/70 µm r/R 8/40µm r/R 8/18 µm r/R 8/18 µm
Equivalent stylus tip mass 0.30 mg 0.30 mg 0.30 mg 0.30 mg
Tracking force range     1.0-1.5 g
(10-15 mN)
1.0-1.5 g
(10-15 mN)
1.25-1.75 g
(12.5-17.5 mN)
1.25-1.75 g
(12.5-17.5 mN)
Tracking force, recommended 1.25 g (12.5 mN) 1.25 g (12.5 mN) 1.5 g (15 mN) 1.5 g (15 mN)
Tracking angle (vertical) 20°   20° 20°
Internal resistance 100 Ohm 100 Ohm 100 Ohm 100 Ohm
Inductance 550 mH 550 mH 550 mH 550 mH
Recommended load resistance 470 Ohm 470 Ohm 470 Ohm 470 Ohm
Recommended load capacitance 100-400 pF 100-400 pF 100-400 pF 100-400 pF
Cartridge colour, Body/Stylus Black/Black Black/Black Black/Black Black/Black
Cartridge weight 5 g/6 g 5 g/6 g 5 g/6 g 5 g/6 g
Replacement stylus 540 530 520 510