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ORTOFON ORTOFON QBERT STYLUS - BLACK/WHITE (SPHERICAL) NEW $69

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Mannys

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161-163 ST GEORGES RD, FITZROY NORTH, VIC, 3068

Product Details

  • Manufacturer: ORTOFON
  • Model: QBERT
  • Item Condition: NEW
  • ID: #103246

Description

This is a replacement stylus to suit the Ortofon Concorde Q-Bert Cartridge.

Co-developed by one of the most legendary DJs of all time, the Ortofon Q.Bert provides unsurpassed handling, high output voltage, and low wear characteristics that literally put it in a class of its own.

Turntablists and mix DJs alike will appreciate the strong output of this cartridge, coupled with unrivalled tracking ability and sonic characteristics. The Q.Bert features a more subdued high end, which helps to minimise surface noise from worn vinyl, and an accentuated mid-range to help bring scratching to the front of the sound stage.

The Q-Bert has a supreme ability to trace the grooves of your records and it is tailored specifically for scratch. Due to its enormous output, it is perfect for scratch of all music with deep bass frequencies.

Features

Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec.: 11 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz: 1.5 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz: 22 dB
Channel separation at 15 kHz: -
Frequency range @ -3dB: 20-18.000 Hz
Frequency response: 20-18.000 Hz, -3 dB
FIM distortion at recommended tracking force, DIN 45.542: 1%
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force: 90 m
Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 12 m/mN
Stylus type: Spherical
Stylus tip radius: R 18 m
Equivalent stylus tip mass: 0,6 mg
Tracking force range: 2,0-4,0 g (20-40 mN)
Tracking force, recommended: 3,0 g (30 mN)
Tracking angle: 20
Internal impedance, DC resistance: 1680 Ohm
Internal inductance: 920 mH
Recommended load resistance: 47 kOhm
Recommended load capacitance: 200-600 pF
Cartridge colour, body/stylus: Black/White
Cartridge weight: 18,5 g
Replacement stylus unit: Q.Bert

Store Information

THE HISTORY OF MANNYS

When you shop at Mannys you don’t just get the gear, you get the knowledge and expertise of 25 years of experience as one of Australia’s most influential independent music retailers.

In the beginning…

After managing the Allan’s city store for 10 years, an ambitious Manny Gauci-Seddon decided to open his own music store. He wanted his shop to uphold the values of true support and after-sales service, and to form genuine ongoing relationships with his customer base. The trends of the industry at that time were pointing to more of a disposable, corporate mentality and so in the early years he set out to make a name for himself as a serious independent alternative.

The first store was a funky shop in Smith Street, Collingwood in 1991. By 1998 Manny had outgrown this store and saw the need to focus more on the upcoming computer based recording revolution. He established an address in Johnson St Fitzroy as the arts were booming on the north side of the city. In the same year the opportunity came to acquire a business on Chapel St – the Revolver Music Gallery. With a two store operation Manny was now making the difference he set out to 7 years earlier. The Mannys brand was known for knowledge and service, with the staff greatly sought after for their experience. Unlike the other major players, the focus was not just on sales but also on the process of making music.

When the opportunity came to consolidate into one superstore, the North Fitzroy address seemed perfect for the move. Manny wanted to expand his customer base to include more of the musicians turning to the internet due to the lacklustre service of his competitors. He took the best from both stores and moved his operation to the hub of music and musicians just north of the city.

In November 2016 Mannys was sold to SoundBay Pty Ltd, the operator of Australia’s largest DJ and production retailer, Store DJ. While the essence of Mannys Music will always exist, our mission for Mannys Music moving forward is to ensure that we continue to build the ultimate experience for our customers online or in store. Our sales staff remain knowledgeable, professional musicians first and sales people second. Mannys Music gives you one hub to purchase all of your gear, and if we don’t have it, we’ll try our hardest to get it for you.

Mannys – The best advice you can give a musician.