CAPSULE MC ORTOFON SPU CLASSIC GM MKII
The gateway to the most admired and iconic of the capsule families of Ortofon, the SPU, was introduced to 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 . With these premises, the SPU Classic GM mkII, which mounts a Nude spherical profile diamond needle, embodies the essence of the original voice coil designs of Ortofon offering a perfect solution for reading old and contemporary stereophonic recordings with a powerful and dynamic sound while being virtually free from intermodulation distortion and with splendid channel separation. Features: - Very high performance moving coil (MC) capsule. - Fully integrated into its dedicated capsule holder. - 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 with SME connection. - Weight: 30 g.