Ortofon VNL DJ Cartridge

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Ortofon VNL DJ Cartridge

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Ortofon's latest headshell mounted DJ Cartridge with exceptional sound quality.

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VNL - "In ViNyL we trust"

Ortofon present the new VNL cartridge – a model tailored uniquely to the unrelenting demands of modern turntablists and portablists.

The new VNL features and improvements

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

Technological improvements have been applied for the benefits of all users:
- Ultrasonic welding of the components ensures high rigidity and freedom from resonances.
- Robotic assembly of stylus assembly offers high precision and uniformity of industrial production.

3 different feels to fine-tune your performance

To match the multiple applications of modern DJs the VNL Introduction Package includes 3 different styli with suspension types of varying feel and rigidity:

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

DJs can easily identify which stylus type best suits their individual DJ style and enables their absolute best performance capability.

Exclusive features

The VNL features a spherical stylus which is perfect for tough groove handling. Furthermore, it reduces record wear when scratching and back-cueing to an absolute minimum.

The broad stance of the VNL features solid and robust design elements characteristic to Ortofon, with colors meticulously selected to emphasize sturdiness and DJ aesthetics: the cartridge body has been designed to provide easy mounting and alignment on a variety of headshells.

The VNL provides excellent compatibility when used in an assortment of playback systems, ensuring it stays in the groove under the most demanding conditions.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Output Voltage (@ 1kHz, 5cm/sec.): 6mV
Channel Separation (@ 1kHz): 20dB
Frequency Range (@ -3dB): 20Hz - 20kHz
Tracking Ability (@ 315Hz)*: VNL I - 100μm | VNL II - 90μm | VNL III - 90μm
Compliance (Dynamic Lateral): VNL I - 16μm / mN | VNL II - 15μm / mN | VNL III - 14μm / mN
Stylus Type: Spherical
Tracking Force Range: 3.0 - 5.0g (30 - 50mN)
Recommended Tracking Force: 4.0g (40mN)
Cartridge Weight: 6.5g
Box contents: 1 x VNL cartridge 1 x mounting screws 1 x VNL I stylus 1 x VNL II stylus 1 x VNL III stylus