Ortofon SPU Classic N
The SPU Classic N provides the same sound reproduction properties as the SPU Classic GM series, but is sold without the integrated headshell unit.
The SPU Classic N is a Moving Coil (MC) cartridge with an 18µm spherical stylus profile.
Listeners who wish to mount the SPU Classic on a traditional headshell may do so by using SPU N adaptor.Those with vintage SPU-type headshells* can use the Classic N to recreate an authentic and functional SPU cartridge.
*Vintage SPU-type headshells are no longer available.
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Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec.
Channel balance at 1 kHz
< 1 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz
Channel separation at 15 kHz
Frequency range at - 3dB
20-20.000 Hz ± 3 dB
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force *)
Compliance, dynamic, lateral
Stylus tip radius
R 18 µm
Tracking force range
3.0-5.0 g (30-50 mN)
Tracking force, recommended
4.0 g (40 mN)
Internal impedance, DC resistance
Recommended load impedance
High Purity Copper (OFC)