Ortofon MC-3000 MC phono cartridge Specifications

Sidebar 1: Specifications

Description: Low-output, moving-coil phono cartidge. Output voltage: 100µV (1kHz, 5 cm/s). Channel separation: 25dB at 1kHz, 15dB at 15kHz. Channel balance: within 1dB at 1kHz. Frequency range: 5Hz–90kHz. Frequency response: 5Hz–50kHz, +4, -1dB. Tracking ability: Better than 80µm at 315Hz. Lateral and vertical dynamic compliance: 18. Recommended tracking force: 2.2gm. Force range: 2–2.5gm. Tip radii: 5x100µm. Equivalent tip mass: 0.25mg. Cartridge weight: 9.5gm.
Price: $1500 (1988), no longer available (2006). T-3000 step-up transformer: $1250 (1988), no longer available (2006). Approximate number of dealers: 80–150.
Manufacturer: Ortofon A/S, Stavangervej 9, DK-4900, Nakskov, Denmark. Tel. (45) 54 91 19 15. Fax (45) 54 91 19 11. US Distributor: Ortofon, Inc., Plainview, NY 11803 (1988); Ortofon Inc., 500 Executive Blvd., Suite 102, Ossining, NY 10562 (2006). Tel: (914) 733-3399. Fax: (914) 663-5555. Web: www.ortofon.com.

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