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Ortofon LM 15

Low-Mass Stereo Moving-Magnet Cartridge

replaceable elliptical stylus

Ortofon LM 15


The newly developed LM cartridge is the worlds lightest pick-up cartridge for use with all types of tonearms.

An LM cartridge weighs only 2.6g - one half the weight of a conventional phono cartridge - which gives many advantages, the most important being a purer and more detailed bass reproduction, less audible rumble, minimum of wow when playing warped records and a reduced sensitivity to acoustic feedback.


Weight: 2.6g

Stylus: elliptical

Equivalent tip mass: 0.5mg

Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz

Output: 4.0mV

Channel separation: 25dB

Channel balance: 2dB

Tracking force: 1.8g (1.5-2.1g)

Tracking angle: 20 degrees

Load resistance: 47k ohms

Load capacitance: 400 pf


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