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The OM5E is a magnetic cartridge (MM) with an elliptical shaped stylus that provides balanced and distortion-free playback for general purpose applications.
As found on many of our award-winning introductory turntables such as the hugely popular Pro-Ject Debut, the OM5E is a highly affordable but very competent 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):
Channel Balance at 1kHz:
Channel Separation at 1kHz:
Channel Separation at 15kHz:
Frequency Range (at -3dB):
20 Hz - 25 kHz
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz:
Tracking Ability at 315Hz:
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral:
20μm / mN
Stylus Tip Radius r / R:
8 / 18μm
Tracking Force Range:
1.5 - 2.0g (16 - 20mN)
Recommended Tracking Force:
Internal Impedance / DC Resistance:
Recommended Load Resistance:
Recommended Load Capacitance:
200 - 600pF
Cartridge Colour Body / Stylus:
Black / Black
Replacement Stylus Unit:
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