Ortofon Concorde Music Blue – Moving Magnet Cartridge | Available Now

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Introducing Concorde Music
Developed by music lovers, for music lovers, the Concorde Music cartridges blend premium performance with an iconic design.
Concorde Music, not just a cartridge, but a dedication to the profound impact music has on our lives, turning every listening session into a captivating journey.


Possibly the world’s most iconic cartridge design
Building upon a rich legacy which began when we launched the original Concorde, the Concorde Music holds a storied history as 
one of the most famous cartridges in the world of audio. Originally developed as a solution to the challenge of easy mounting on a tonearm without screws or wires, the Concorde's unique design earned the Danish Industrial Design Award and became an icon in the audio industry.



  • Diamond: Each Concorde Music stylus features a diamond polished to the highest standards of the industry. Ranging from a bonded Elliptical diamond on Concorde Music Red, to a Nude Shibata diamond on Concorde Music Black LVB 250.
  • Cantilever: All Concorde Music models have a premium or high-end cantilever. The cantilever material is either aluminium or boron for the best possible transmission of the vinyl record groove modulations picked up by the diamonds.
  • Suspension: Exclusive Ortofon rubber compounds are used for the stylus suspensions, all carefully produced at the in house own rubber production, and developed by the research and engineering team at Ortofon for brilliant performance.
  • Coil system: Silver-pated oxygen free copper is chosen for the quad-coil system together with four Ortofon split pole pins delivering a 6 mV output of dynamic, lifelike sound with an exceptional clarity and fidelity, capturing every detail.
  • Upgradeability: All Concorde Music styli are compatible with all Concorde Music cartridges. An upgrade path is possible through the entire series of Concorde Music cartridges, enabling upgrades from Concorde Music Red to Black LVB 250.
  • Tool-free installation: Installing a Concorde Music cartridge on a turntable is easy and straightforward, no tools required making it hassle free and convenient for all users.


It is all about the music
Concorde Music stands as an icon of design and musical dedication, inviting everyone to elevate their journey with the level of accuracy in sound which has become characteristic for every Ortofon cartridge. Tailored for music lovers, incorporating a 
straightforward installation, premium sound, and a timeless design. Concorde Music stands for a commitment to musicality.

Unique in-house rubber production a crucially important and vital part of a phono cartridge overall performance is the stylus 
rubber suspension. Ortofon develops exclusive rubber compounds and produce the rubber suspensions and dampers in-house.

Ortofon quad-coil generating system with split pole pins in Concorde Music results in an exceptional channel balance and channel separation, delivering a precise and dynamic sound image.

Technical specifications:

  • Output voltage: 6 mV
  • Cantilever material: Aluminium
  • Stylus type: Nude Elliptical 
  • Stylus tip radius: r/R 8/18 μm 
  • Stylus suspension: Ortofon exclusive
  • Coil system: Quad coils
  • Coil cores: Split pole pins 
  • Coil wire: Silver-plated OFC 
  • Channel balance at 1 kHz: 1.5 dB 
  • Channel separation at 1 kHz: 25 dB
  • Frequency response 20 Hz - 20 kHz: +2 / -1 dB 
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz: 80 μm
  • Dynamic lateral compliance: 15 μm/mN 
  • Recommended tracking force: 1.8 g
  • Recommended load resistance: 47 kΩ
  • Recommended load capacitance: 150-300 pF 
  • Internal inductance: 815 mH
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance: 1.27 kΩ 
  • Cartridge weight: 18 grams


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