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Ortofon Serato S-120 Moving-Magnet Cartridge w/Headshell

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Ortofon Serrato S-120 Cmm Cartridge W/ Head Shell Phono

Ortofon Serato S-120 Moving-Magnet Cartridge w/Headshell

SkyFi 479

Pickup available, usually ready in 24 hours

479 South Broad Street
Glen Rock NJ 07452
United States


Like new with little to no signs of use. Inspected under our high power microscope where the stylus was found to be centered, true, and intact.

MM/Moving-Magnet. Features replaceable stylus.

More from Ortofon:
The Ortofon-Serato S-120 represents a completely new way of constructing and designing cartridges.

Its breakthrough patent pending technology has been designed to provide you with maximum freedom for your performance. An innovative technology, called asymmetric suspension, takes the cartridge performance to the next level.

Its superior tracking force ensures the S-120 stays in the groove even under extreme live performance conditions. In addition, its design achieves an unprecedentedly low level of record wear, which helps protect your valuable vinyl.

On top of this, the S-120 is capable of providing a level of sound quality never thought possible from a modern DJ cartridge. 

- High quality tonearm terminal connections   
- Mounting guides for straight and S-shaped tonearms  
- Special markings which makes it easy to mount the OM S-120 in two favourite spots:   
1. 0° which is Ortofon standard set-up
2. 22° as it is preferable for some of DJs
3. Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5 cm/sec.: 10 mV
4. Channel balance at 1 kHz: 1,5 dB
- Channel separation at 1 kHz: 20 dB
- Channel separation at 15 kHz: 15 dB
- Frequency range at -3 dB: 20-18.000 Hz
- Frequency response: 20-18.000 Hz +3 dB/-2dB
- Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force: 120 μm
- Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 11 μm/mN
- Stylus type: Spherical
- Stylus tip radius: R 18 μm
- Tracking force range: 1,5 - 10,0 g (15 - 100 mN)
- Tracking force recommended: 4,0 g (40 mN)
- Internal impedance, DC resistance: 1680 Ohm
- Internal inductance: 920 mH
- Recommended load resistance: 47 kOhm
- Recommended load capacitance: 200-600 pF
- Cartridge weight: 5 g
- Replacement stylus unit: S-120

Cosmetic Condition:
8/10 = Very Good. Excellent front faceplate, one minor flaw on chassis side or top. See our detailed rating description here.

Working Condition:
Working perfectly and tested in our lab.

Exactly as pictured and described above.

Will be packed using our highly developed in-house process and custom packing materials.Original MSRP:

Testing Process:

We start by doing a detailed physical inspection under light magnification to asses the cantilever condition, its position in the cartridge body and the condition of the suspension. We also inspect any coil wires and the output connections to make sure it hasn’t been strained. We then perform a light cleaning with specialized agents and blow it dry with compressed air.

We then perform a more detailed inspection with our Wild Heerbrugg professional microscope. From there we can asses the wear and quality of the stylus and determine how much use it has had and if there are any mechanical issues. We can also identify if it needs further cleaning or care.

We then move the cartridge to a digital microscope where we take photo os the cantilever for future reference.

We then move to the test bench where we can check for continuity of each channel and resistance.

On certain cartridges and it the technician feels necessary we install the unit on a turntable and run a few test records to ascertain tacking ability, distortion and compliance.

SKU: 104948
Ortofon Serrato S-120 Cmm Cartridge W/ Head Shell Phono
Ortofon Serato S-120 Moving-Magnet Cartridge w/Headshell Sale price£149.00