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MC Quintet Black S Specifications
Output voltage at 1k Hz, 5cm / sec. - 0.3 mV
Channel balance at 1k Hz - < 1.0 dB
Channel separation at 1k Hz - > 23 dB
Channel separation at 15k Hz - > 15 dB
Frequency range at - 3 dB - 20 - 25k Hz
Frequency response 20 - 20k Hz - +/- 1.5 dB
Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force * ) - 80 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral - 15 µm / mN
Stylus type - Nude Shibata on Sapphire cantilever
Stylus tip radius - r/R 6/50 µm
Tracking force range - 2.1 - 2.5 grams ( 21 - 25 mN )
Tracking force, recommended - 2.3 grams ( 23 mN ) * Typical value
Tracking angle - 20°
Internal impedance, DC resistance - 5 Ohm
Recommended load impedance - > 20 Ohm
Cartridge body material - ABS / Aluminum
Coil wire material - Aucurum
Cartridge colour - Black
Cartridge weight - 9 gram
Review quote MC Quintet Black S
www.hifichoice.co.uk June 2017 Group Test
With the correct level set, the Ortofon reveals itself to be a highly distinctive yet talented performer. This most clearly manifests itself as a slightly dark tonal balance that helps it to sound refined and powerful...
...What is interesting is that the tonal balance doesn’t restrict the energy at the top end of the frequency response...
...This is a very big and effortless-sounding cartridge....
...Vocals are given presence and detail, but without losing their relationship to the supporting musicians...