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MC Diamond

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MC Diamond

The Ortofon’s greatest phono cartridge ever, the MC Diamond delivers recorded music like you’ve never heard it before

Ortofon aspires to provide the ultimate musical experience through a mixture of innovation, technical expertise and inspiration. This new state of the art phono cartridge, representative of numerous Ortofon design elements and ideals, is truly exemplary of the highest degree of performance possible in contemporary analogue playback technology.

Featuring a titanium body, optimized magnet system, diamond cantilever and a new rubber suspension, the MC Diamond provides an entirely new level of experience for audiophiles. 

“This is recorded music like you’ve never heard it before – the most authentic vinyl experience in the world”,  – said by Leif Johannsen, Ortofon’s Chief Officer of Acoustics and Research.

ortofon - MC Diamond
ortofon - MC Diamond

The Ortofon's greatest phono cartridge ever, the MC Diamond delivers recorded music like you’ve never heard it before

Ortofon aspires to provide the ultimate musical experience through a mixture of innovation, technical expertise and inspiration. This new state of the art phono cartridge, representative of numerous Ortofon design elements and ideals, is truly exemplary of the highest degree of performance possible in contemporary analogue playback technology.

Featuring a titanium body, optimized magnet system, diamond cantilever and a new rubber suspension, the MC Diamond provides an entirely new level of experience for audiophiles. 

“This is recorded music like you’ve never heard it before – the most authentic vinyl experience in the world”,  - said by Leif Johannsen, Ortofon’s Chief Officer of Acoustics and Research.

Output voltage at 1 kHz, 5cm/sec. - 0.2 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz - 0.5 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz - 25 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz - 20 dB
Frequency response - 20 Hz-20 kHz +/- 2 dB
Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force - 80 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral - 11 µm/mN
Stylus type - Special polished Nude Ortofon Replicant 100 on Diamond Cantilever
Stylus tip radius - r/R 5/100 µm
Tracking force range - 2.5-2.8 g (25-28 mN)
Tracking force, recommended - 2.6 g (26 mN)
Tracking angle - 23°
Internal impedance, DC resistance - 6 Ohm
Recommended load impedance - > 10 Ohm
Coil wire material - Ultra pure oxygen free copper
Cartridge body material - SLM Titanium
Cartridge colour - Silver/Black
Cartidge weight - 17.5 g