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The OM 5E is a magnetic cartridge (MM) with an elliptical shaped stylus that provides balanced and distortion-free playback for general purpose applications.
As previously found on many of our award-winning introductory turntables, such as the iconic Pro-Ject Debut; the OM5E is a highly affordable but very competent true hi-fi cartridge. Using the same body type as the rest of Ortofon's instantly recognisable OM series, this model is a great accompaniment to your entry-level hi-fi set-up.
Please note, any OM-series replacement stylus will fit in this body, including the Stylus 78.
|Output Voltage (at 1kHz, 5cm/sec):||4mV|
|Channel Balance at 1kHz:||2dB|
|Channel Separation at 1kHz:||22dB|
|Channel Separation at 15kHz:||15dB|
|Frequency Range (at -3dB):||20Hz - 25kHz|
|Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz:||± 2dB|
|Tracking Ability at 315Hz:||Typically 65μm|
|Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral:||20μm / mN|
|Stylus Tip Radius r / R:||8 / 18μm|
|Tracking Force Range:||1.5 - 2.0g (16 - 20mN)|
|Recommended Tracking Force:||1.75g (17.5mN)|
|Internal Impedance / DC Resistance:||750Ω|
|Recommended Load Resistance:||47kΩ|
|Recommended Load Capacitance:||200 - 600pF|
|Cartridge Colour Body / Stylus:||Black / Black|
|Replacement Stylus Unit:||Stylus 5E|