Cadenza Bronze is a true high-end reference cartridge, conveying music with supreme precision, impact and dynamics.
The Cadenza Bronze model is using a Replicant 100 stylus and a conical aluminium cantilever.
The coil wire is the famous Ortofon Aucurum wire, which is a gold plated 6NX copper wire.
Field Stabilizing Element/FSE, is used for optimal linearity especially during complex crescendo passages.
Cadenza Bronze stereo imaging capabilities illuminate the farthest corners of the soundstage in all three dimensions.
The Cadenza series
At Ortofon we constantly look for new technology to be used in our products and push the performance of existing technology. Thus we assure the highest level of performance and quality. The Kontrapunkt models and MC Jubilee became market standards and are among our most popular cartridges. Nevertheless Ortofon decided to develope a new cartridge series that is even more ambitious.
By carefully implementing cobalt-iron pole pieces, new improved winding process on the armature, using extruded aluminium housing in the models as well as other changes, we have been able to reveal new possibilities in performing the analogue information. It was also decided to make a more complete range of cartridges, which meant an introduction of a moving coil Cadenza Mono model to support our customers, who have an extended interest in micro groove mono records.
Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. – 0,4 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz – < 1 dB Channel separation at 1 kHz – > 24 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz – > 20 dB
Frequency range at – 3dB – 20 – 55 kHz
Frequency response 20 Hz – 20 kHz – +/-1,5
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force * – 80 æm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral – 12 æm/mN
Stylus type – Nude Ortofon Replicant on conical alu cantilever
Stylus tip radius – r/R 5/100 æm
Tracking force range – 2,2-2,7 g 22-27 mN
Tracking force, recommended – 2,5 g 25 mN
* Typical value
Tracking angle – 23ø
Internal impedance, DC resistance – 5 Ohm
Recommended load impedance – 50-200 Ohm
Cartridge body material – Stainless steel / Aluminium
Cartridge colour – Bronze/Black
Cartridge weight – 10,7 gram