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Ortofon VMS 5

Conventional Magnetic VMS Phono Cartridge

Ortofon VMS 5


The VMS 5 is a magnetic cartridge with elliptical diamond.

The compliance and moving mass of the cartridge make it the perfect match for the widest range of turntables and record changers.


Weight: 5g

Stylus type: elliptical

Equivalent stylus tip mass: 0.65mg

Frequency response: 20 to 20,000Hz

Output: 6mV

Channel separation: 20dB

Channel balance: 2dB

Tracking force: 2.0g (1.7-2.3g)

Tracking angle: 20 degrees

FIM distortion: 1%

Load resistance: 47k ohm


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Ortofon Phono Cartridges

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