The Quintet Blue is a very homogeneous cartridge whose sound image will tend to more smooth reproduction compared to Quintet Red and moderate dynamic strength compared to Quintet Bronze.
It features a Nude Elliptical diamond mounted on an aluminium cantilever.
The Quintet Blue will bring more space, depth and detail into the sound and is a very good choice for any kind of music, especially rhythmic.
Output voltage at 1 kHz 5 cm/sec 0.5 mV
Channel balance < 1.5 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz > 21 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz > 14 dB
Frequency range at -3 dB 20-25.000 Hz
Frequency response 20-20.000 Hz +/-2.5 dB
Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force *) 70 μm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral 15 μm/mN
Stylus type Nude Elliptical
Stylus tip radius r/R 8/18 μm Quintet SideBlue02
Tracking force range 2.1-2.5 g (21-25 mN)
Tracking force recommended 2.3 g (23 mN)
Tracking angle 20º
Internal impedance, DC resistance 7 Ohm
Recommended load impedance >20 Ohm
Cartridge body material ABS/Aluminium
Coil wire material Pure 4-nines copper
Cartridge colour Blue
Cartridge weight 9 g
*) Typical value