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Ortofon OM3E Moving Magnet Cartridge

Ortofon OM3E Moving Magnet Cartridge

£37.50 Exc. VAT |  


Manufacturer:  Ortofon

Ortofon OM3E Moving Magnet Cartridge 

As found on many award-winning, introductory turntables from Pro-Ject Audio; the OM3E is a highly affordable but very competent introductory 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.

The OM3E is a magnetic cartridge (MM) with an elliptical shaped stylus that provides balanced and distortion-free playback for general purpose applications.

Please note, there is no direct replacement stylus for this unit; the nearest match is an Ortofon Stylus 5E and above. Any OM-series stylus will fit in this body, including the Stylus 78.



Output Voltage (at 1kHz, 5cm/sec):


Channel Balance at 1kHz:


Channel Separation at 1kHz:


Channel Separation at 15kHz:


Frequency Range (at -3dB):

20 Hz - 22 kHz

Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz:

+2 / -3dB

Tracking Ability at 315Hz:

Typically 60μm

Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral:

20μm / mN

Stylus Type:


Stylus Tip Radius r / R:

8 / 18μm

Tracking Force Range:

1.5 - 2.0g (16 - 20mN)

Recommended Tracking Force:

1.75g (17.5mN)

Tracking Angle:


Internal Impedance / DC Resistance:


Internal Inductance:


Recommended Load Resistance:


Recommended Load Capacitance:

200 - 600pF

Cartridge Colour Body / Stylus:

Black / Black

Cartridge Weight:


Replacement Stylus Unit:

Stylus 5E

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