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Ortofon SL-15

Stereo Phono Cartridge

Ortofon SL-15


Designed to meet the full capabilities of the finest transcription turntables, the SL-15 was specifically engineered to fit the tonearms of the excellent automatics on the market.

Thus, it is the best all-round cartridge obtainable.

An Ortofon breakthrough, the SL-15 meets the highest specifications for a cartridge and will bring out the full capabilities of any turntable - manual or automatic.

The cartridge is ultra lightweight and compact to assure minimum record wear tracking.

It uses a polished elliptical shaped diamond stylus made from select prime diamonds.


Frequency response: 10 to 40,000Hz

Output impedance: 2 ohms

Stylus pressure: 0.75 to 1.5g

Tracking angle: 15 degrees

Equivalent mass at stylus point: 0.9mg

Channel separation: 20 to 30dB

Weight: 7g

For systems where a high impedance is required, the SL-15T is available packaged with a 2-15K plug-in transformer which has a 15k ohms output impedance.


instruction/owners manual  English

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