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What is a Concorde cartridge?

What is a Concorde cartridge?

↘ Ortofon DJ Cartridges Their signature Concorde series allows the user to forgo headshells, offers better visibility for cueing, and generally features strong outputs and excellent tracking.

Is ortofon a Concorde?

Ortofon have been one of the leading in brands in DJ cartridges for over 30 years. The iconic ‘concorde’ range have been a reliable tools for most DJs and now more so than ever.

What is the best ortofon cartridge?

The Ortofon 2M Bronze is one of the very best sounding MM cartridges on the market. But also, the most expensive cartridge on this list. This is the cartridge for those that want the best of the best….5. Ortofon 2M Bronze.

Performance 5/5

What is a DJ cartridge?

The tracking force of cartridges tells you how much pressure is recommended to be put on the record. While it has a standard Spherical stylus (to avoid damaging records when rigorously scratching), the Scratch tracks heavier in the groove so the DJ doesn’t have to contend with the needle jumping out all the time!

What phono cartridge should I buy?

Goldring E3. One of the best cartridges we’ve heard at the money – a fine all-rounder.

  • Goldring 1042. This Goldring takes a bit of effort to get in place, but the sound is worth it.
  • Ortofon Quintet Blue.
  • Ortofon 2M Red.
  • Nagaoka MP110.
  • Ortofon 2m Blue MM.
  • Audio Technica AT-F7.
  • Goldring 2500.
  • Are ortofon stylus interchangeable?

    Are Ortofon’s cartridges’ styli interchangeable? Concorde MkI and Concorde MkII styli are not interchangeable and will not even fit physically. Physically, each series of stylus will fit on alternate cartridge bodies.

    Can you use any Ortofon stylus with any cartridge?

    Physically, each series of stylus will fit on alternate cartridge bodies. However, these combinations are not supported by Ortofon, as each cartridge series is designed with a synergistic combination in mind – that is, each stylus is made to compliment the magnet and coil configuration of each cartridge body.

    Are all Ortofon OM cartridges the same?

    All the OM series are the same cartridges, just differing in the styli.

    What is the difference between ortofon cartridges?

    The cartridge body on both models are exactly the same; the difference lies in the stylus. The 2M Red is a standard tipped elliptical diamond stylus, whereas the 2M Blue is a nude elliptical stylus. A nude stylus is a whole diamond fastened directly to the cantilever.

    What are the best DJ needles?

    Top 10 DJ Scratch Needles in 2021

    • Numark CC-1 | Premium.
    • Ortofon OM Q.
    • Numark PT01 Scratch | DJ Turntable.
    • Numark CS-1 | Professional DJ Cartridge Optimized for Dance Music.
    • Ortofon Concorde MK2 Scratch Twin Cartridge.
    • Ortofon Omega Turntable Cartridges – Twin Set.
    • Ortofon Concorde MK2 Scratch Single Cartridge.

    Where can I buy a Concorde Mk2 cartridge?

    Proper adjustment of antiskating, azimuth and tracking force. The Concorde MK2 Series is available for purchase as either a single cartridge or a “Twin” set including two cartridges (both with pre-installed styli) and an aluminum flight case.

    Are there different types of Concorde DJ cartridges?

    Design your own Concorde with a few clicks! There are 5 Moving Magnet cartridges in the Concorde MkII series: MIX, DJ, CLUB, SCRATCH and DIGITAL – a clear product range for five applications and technological improvements for better performance. All models benefit from a replaceable reinforced finger lift, which is easily replaced if broken.

    Who was the designer of the Concorde cartridge?

    Award-winning industrial designer Jan Trägårdh conceived the Concorde’s unique look and received the Danish Industrial Design Award in 1979 for his work on the low mass Concorde.

    When did Ortofon start making the Concorde cartridge?

    In 1979 the Concorde looked radically different to any cartridge that had been manufactured by Ortofon or any of its rivals up to then.