S-120

  • Flagship cartridge designed in cooperation with Serato
  • Minimal vinyl-wear and phenomenal record hold
  • Output optimised for use with Digital Vinyl Systems

Flagship cartridge designed in conjunction with Serato.

Ortofon-Serato S-120

The Ortofon-Serato S-120 is a revolutionary high performance pick-up cartridge designed to satisfy the demands of all DJs. 

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 maximum freedom for DJ performance by expanding the tracking ability to 120μm! This is achieved through an innovative technology, called asymmetric suspension, taking the cartridge performance to the next level. 

What this all means is that even under heavy and light tracking forces, the S-120 holds the record groove better than any other cartridge. This essentially makes the S-120 ideal for Scratch DJs and Mix DJs in professional environments. When set at the recommended tracking force, the cartridge also applies significantly less force to a small area of the record wall, preserving your records for longer than ever before.In this way the cartridge is also great for archivists and for use on dub-plates.

But through all this, the cartridge's sound performance is also superior to many other options on the market.

Finally, the boosted output level and clean signal flow through the cartridge makes the S-120 ideal for DVS users.

Due to the difference in technology, compared with the rest of the Ortofon range, the S-120 stylus has a slightly different fitting, making it incompatible with other Ortofon cartridge bodies.


Additional Weight:
Due to the higher tracking ability of the S-120 and additional tracking force required, the concorde version of the S-120 is supplied with an additional 2g weight (pictured below).




Availability:

Twin Pack: £210.00
Concorde: £110.00 
OM: £70.00 
OM incl. Headshell: £85.00
Stylus: £45.00

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Technical Data

Output Voltage (@ 1kHz, 5cm/sec.): 10mV
Channel Balance (@ 1kHz):
1.5dB
Channel Separation (@ 1kHz):
20dB
Channel Separation (@ 15kHz):
15dB
Frequency Range (@ -3dB):
20 - 18,000Hz
Frequency Response: 20 - 18,000Hz (+3 / -2dB)
Tracking Ability (@ 315Hz)*: 120μm
Compliance (Dynamic Lateral): 11μm / mN
Stylus Type: Spherical
Stylus Tip Radius (R): 18μm
Tracking Force Range: 1.5 - 10.0g (15 - 100mN)
Recommended Tracking Force: 4.0g (40mN)
Internal Impedance (DC Resistance): 1,680Ω
Internal Inductance: 920mH
Recommended Load Resistance: 47kΩ
Recommended Load Capacitance: 200 - 600pF
Cartridge Weight: 18.5g
Replacement Stylus Unit:
S-120**

* At recommended tracking force
** S-120 stylus fitting is different to all other Ortofon styli and cartridges.

£110.00