CAPSULE MC ORTOFON SPU CLASSIC NE
Version of the SPU Classic N with elliptical needle.
The SPU Classic NE can be defined as the version of the SPU Classic GM mkII devoid of the characteristic integrated SPU cartridge holder, which allows it to be used with all types of reading arms. Let us remember that the SPU was introduced on the market in 1958 in response to the demand for capsules to reproduce the new stereophonic vinyl records. The acronym “SPU” is the acronym for “stereo pick-up” or “pick-up capsule” since until then –that is, during the 50's and 60's decades of the last century- the existing capsules on the market were called " capsules ”to dry. Likewise fundamental to SPU is the relevance of Robert Gudmandsen, one of the most brilliant engineers in the world, in its development. Ortofon. Based on 10-year-old technology and the experience of Ortofon in mono cartridge design, SPU immediately set the quality standard for pickup cartridges intended for professional and audiophile-grade applications, while setting the path forward in product design of its class for the next 57 years . Supplied as standard with an N-SPU adapter, the SPU Classic NE is a moving coil cartridge that mounts an 18 um radius elliptical profile diamond stylus, which in conjunction with the exclusive SPU signal generation concept of Ortofon allows you to reproduce with a fresh, vital and spacious sound (thanks to an excellent separation between channels) all types of vinyl recordings. Features: - Very high performance moving coil (MC) capsule. - Designed to be integrated into standard capsule holders. - SPU adapter in N supplied as standard. - Output voltage of 0.2 mV at 1 kHz and 5 cm / s. - Frequency response: 20 - 25,000 Hz (cutoff points at -3 dB). - Recommended Load Impedance: MC /> 10 Ohm. - Ability of Tracking (“Tracking”): 65 um (at 315 Hz). - Dynamic Compliance: 8 um / mN. - Recommended Support Force: 4 g. - For reading arms of moderate and high mass. - Weight: 13 g.