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Ortofon Super OM 10E Cartridge and Stylus

Ortofon Super OM 10E Cartridge and Stylus

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• The series is the lowest-mass range of moving magnet cartridges offered by Ortofon.
• The OM cartridges bodies have been designed to provide easy mounting and alignment on both top mount and bottom mount headshells.
• The OM 10 Series provides excellent compatibility when used in an assortment of playback systems and with a wide variety of phono preamps.

Optimal fit and sound reproduction

If your tonearm has a standard headshell or a cartridge mount, then step up to optimal sound reproduction with OM’s. A glance at any one of these cartridges will reveal Ortofon's answer to perfect tonearm matching. Ingeniously tucked into the top of the mounting bracket is a tiny, removable weight-plate.

If your tonearm is a standard tonearm, just leave the weight-plate. If your tonearm is one of the low mass types, then simply remove the weight. The mass of your OM cartridge is now a mere 2.5g.

Super OM 10E features an Elliptical stylus that provides balanced and distortion-free playback. Elliptical diamonds are able to follow the groove oscillations more accurately than spherical diamonds due to their contoured shape. This results in better tracking and less distortion. 

The Super OM 10E major improvements:

1. By means of computer simulations it has been possible to define the natural pivot point of the system with unprecedented accuracy while achieving an optimum oscillation balance. The result: improved linearity, higher channel separation and reduced distortion.

2. OM Super cartridges models have split pole PINs which reduces magnetic losses at the treble end. This technology extends the frequency range and improves phase linearity.

3. OM Super 10 cartridge body is manufactured from a Noryl (plastic & glass compound) which ensures high rigidity and freedom from resonances.


Other Information


OM Super 10, 20, 30 and 40 technical data

Technical data OM Super 10 OM Super 20 OM Super 30 OM Super 40
Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. > 4 mV > 4 mV > 4 mV > 4 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz < 1,5 dB < 1,5 dB < 1,0 dB < 1,0 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz > 22 dB > 25 dB > 25 dB > 25 dB
Frequency response 20-20,000Hz +3/-1 dB 20-20,000Hz +2/-1 dB  20-20,000Hz +2/-0 dB 20-20,000Hz +2/-1 dB
Frequency range 20-24,000Hz 20-27,000Hz 20-29,000Hz 20-30,000Hz
Tracking ability (315Hz, lateral) > 70 µm > 80 µm > 90 µm > 95 µm
Compliance, dynamic (lateral) 25 µm/mN 25 µm/mN 25 µm/mN 25 µm/mN
Stylus type Elliptical Nude Elliptical Nude Fine Line Nude FG 70
Stylus tip radius   r/R 8/18 µm r/R 8/18 µm r/R 8/40 µm  r/R 5/70 µm
Tracking force range 1,25-1,75 g 1,25-1,75 g 1,25-1,75 g 1,25-1,75 g
Recommended tracking force  1,5 g 1,5 g 1,5 g 1,5 g
Tracking angle (vertical) 20° 20° 20° 20°
Internal impedance, DC resistance 1 kOhm 1 kOhm 1 kOhm 1 kOhm
Internal inductance 580 mH 580 mH 580 mH 580 mH
Recommended load resistance 47 kOhm 47 kOhm 47 kOhm 47 kOhm
Recommended load capacitance 200 - 500 pF 200-500 pF 200-500 pF 200-500 pF
Cartridge weight including weight plate 5 g 5 g 5 g 5 g
Cartridge weight without weight plate 2,5 g 2,5 g 2,5 g 2,5 g

Shipping & Returns

We ship within two business days when possible. Remember, Media Mail is cheap but gets very little love from the postal service. Expect long waits and few tracking updates. We recommend USPS Priority or UPS Ground.

Thirty days if unopened, you pay the postage to us. If the item is defective or the delivery person folded it, please reach out ASAP for us to fix the issue. After 30 days, you own it!

Care Instructions

Keep away from the sun.

Never place it next to a Justin Bieber record.

Treat it like your grandma, you know if she was a record. Know what I mean? Tender care, don't talk back, and never interupt during Murder She Wrote. Wait - what the hell was I writing about-

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