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Ortofon VMS 30

Conventional Magnetic VMS Phono Cartridge

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ortofon vms30 mkii phono cartridge
Ortofon VMS 30


The VMS 30 magnetic cartridge features a Fine Line diamond stylus.

The cartridge is the top model in Ortofon's conventional VMS line.

It is the ideal model to use with the very best turntables on the market.

It has excellent tracking ability across the entire frequency range, high channel separation, very low distortion, and gives the minimum of record wear.


Weight: 5g

Stylus type: fine line nude

Equivalent stylus tip mass: 0.45mg

Frequency response: 20 to 20,000Hz

Output: 5mV

Channel separation: 27dB

Channel balance: 2dB

Tracking force: 1.3g (1.0-1.6g)

Tracking angle: 20 degrees

FIM distortion: 1%

Load resistance: 47k ohm


mkII instruction/owners manual  English

mkII brochure  English - frovekamp

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