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Ortofon MCA-76

Moving-Coil Amplifier

Ortofon MCA-76


The Ortofon MCA-76 is specially designed for use together with cartridges of the moving coil type.

The amplifier circuit is designed to have an absolute minimum of noise output, just 5dB above the theoretical noise limit.

The distortion figures are down to a minimum.

A built in subsonic filter attenuates sound below 13Hz as these signals below the audible range can lead to speaker damage.

A switchable filter is employed in order to change the frequency response to two-channel or four-channel CD-4 mode.

A switch makes it possible to by-pass the MCA-76 amplifier section when using moving magnet cartridges.


Frequency response: 20Hz to 50kHz

Voltage gain: 34dB

Input impedance: 75ohms

Output impedance: < 140ohms

Maximum input: 6mV RMS

Harmonic distortion: 0.04% (2nd harmonic)

Hum level: 120dB below max output

Signal to noise ratio: >69dB

Sub sonic filter: -20dB

CD-4 filter: -20dB

Power requirements: 90-132 or 180-264V AC

Weight: 1.1kg

Dimensions: 40 x 60 x 224mm


instruction/owners manual  English

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