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Ortofon MC 100

Stereo Moving-Coil Cartridge

Ortofon MC 100


The experience we gained with the development of the highly acclaimed MC 200 was used to engineer a 'junior' version the MC 100.

Ideal for the enthusiast who wants to experience the moving coil sound but is not yet ready to invest in one of our top models.

The Ortofon MC 100, in elegant blue integrated headshell, builds on Ortofon's patented moving coil principle.

It incorporates our patented samarium cobalt ring magnet, WRD system, and a nude elliptical diamond stylus.

The MC 100 U is a universal fitting model fitted with a standard 1/2" adaptor that permits fitment to practically all existing tonearms on the market.


Output: 0.09mV

Channel balance: 1.5dB

Channel separation: 25dB

Frequency response: 20 to 25,000Hz

Stylus type: elliptical

Equivalent weight of stylus tip: 0.5g

Tracking force: 1.5g (1.2-1.8g)

Tracking angle: 20 degrees

Load resistance: >10 ohms

Weight: 5.3g


instruction/owners manual  English

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