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Ortofon Stylus VNL II - Rigid

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The Ortofon VNL MM DJ Cartridge comes in three varieties to suit various mixing preferences. Cartridge and stylus is available online or at The Listening Post Christchurch and Wellington, NZ.
Ortofon Stylus VNL II - RigidPurchase OnlinePrice per item: $69.00each Christchurch 330 St Asaph Street, Christchurch Central Christchurch New Zealand 172.6476606 -43.5364992
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Even before the launch of the Concorde MkII, Ortofon have always studied the feedback of our customers and how they utilize their products. Skilled DJs demand specialized tools that can help them push their creativity to the edge – consistently testing the boundaries in the realm of performance. Understanding this and reflecting our extensive experience in industrial design and technological know-how, Ortofon present the new Ortofon VNL cartridge – a model tailored uniquely to the unrelenting demands of modern turntablists and portablists.


The VNL series in short can be described as the spiritual successor to the ever popular Shure M447 mixing cartridge and looks to become the new staple cartridge for scratching DJ's. 


To accommodate for the various needs of DJ mixing, the VNL cartridge comes with 3 styli options. 

  • Stylus VNL I: compliance, dynamic lateral 16 μm/m N - Flexible
  • Stylus VNL II: compliance, dynamic lateral 15 μm/m N - Rigid  
  • Stylus VNL III: compliance, dynamic lateral 14 μm/m N - Firm



  •   Extra resistance to hardcore scratching and back spinning
  • High tracking performance for both DVS usage and real vinyl
  • Optimal balance of output and of sound quality



  • Output voltage at 1000Hz, 5cm/sec:  6 mV

  • Compliance, dynamic lateral - 15 μm/mN
  • Channel separation at 1kHz: 20 dB

  • Frequency response 20 Hz - 20 kHz: 2/+4 dB

  • Tracking force range: 3 - 5 g
  • Tracking force recommended: 4 g
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance: 750 Ohm
  • Internal inductance: 450 mH
  • Recommended load resistance: 47 kOhm
  • Recommended load capacitance: 200-600 pF
  • Cartridge weight: 6,5 g
  • Antiskating: for best backcueing performance use “0”
  • Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force: VNL I: 90 μm

  • Compliance, dynamic lateral: VNL I: 16 μm/m N


Check out the brochure for more information - Ortofron VNL DJ Cartridge Brochure

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