• Ortofon MC-3 Turbo
  • Ortofon MC-3 Turbo
  • Ortofon MC-3 Turbo

Ortofon MC-3 Turbo



Ortofon High Output MC cartridges

In 1948 Ortofon introduced the world's first moving coil cartridge. Since then, the MC principle has been universally acknowledged as the ultimate sonic performance. Though the high price of moving coil technology and the necessity of an outboard step up device to boost the low output voltage made the MC cartridges a luxury.

Ortofon High Output Series cartridges offer you the opportunity to enjoy legendary pure Ortofon Moving Coil sound without the notorious disadvantages of costly extra step-up devices.

With the introduction of the first High Output X Series cartridges, Ortofon demonstrated that it is possible to produce MC cartridges with sufficiently high output to eliminate the need for addtitional step-up devices without compromising the construction principles and unique sound quality of moving coil designs.

The MC-3 Turbo takes high output Moving Coil cartridges a step further, with a high polished, nude fine line diamond. 

The MC-3 Turbo has a 3.3mV output, which is perfect for use with virtually any Moving Magnet (MM) phono preamps, included inbuilt models. 

The Nude Fine Line diamond resolves a high level of detail and provides expansive stereo imaging.

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 Output Voltage 3.3 mV @ 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec
Channel Balance 1.5 dB @ 1 kHz
Channel Separation

>24 dB @ 1 kHz

>15 dB @ 15 kHz

Frequency Range 20-30,000 Hz @ 3 dB
Frequency Response 20-20,000 Hz +4/-1 dB
Tracking Ability >70µm @ 315 Hz
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral 13µm/mN
Stylus Type Nude Fine Line
Stylus Tip Radius r/R 8/40 µm
Equivalent Stylus Tip Mass 0.75 mg
Tracking Force Range 1.8-2.2 g (18-22 mN)
Tracking Force, Recommended 2g (20 mN)
Tracking angle  20*
Internal Impedance, DC Resistance 100 Ohm
Recommended Load Impedance 47 kOhm / <500 pF
Cartridge Body Material Noryl
Cartridge Colour Black
Cartridge Weight 4.1g



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