Q.Bert Concorde Single Needle
Co-designed by DJ QBert for skratching and back-cueing. High tracking ability. Ultra high output!
Co-developed by one of the most legendary DJs of all time, the Ortofon Q.Bert needles provide unsurpassed handling, high output voltage, and low wear characteristics that literally put it in a class of its own.
Turntablists and mix DJs alike will appreciate the strong output of this cartridge, coupled with unrivaled tracking ability and sonic characteristics. The Q.Bert needle features a more subdued high end, which helps to minimize surface noise from worn vinyl, and an accentuated mid-range to help bring skratching to the front of the sound stage.
The Q-Bert has a supreme ability to trace the grooves of your records and it is tailored specifically for skratching. Due to its enomous output, it is perfect for skratching all music with deep bass frequences.
The Ultimate skratching tool with supreme anti-skipping and output of 11-12mv. Sound performance unrivalled.
Output voltage at 100 Hz, 5cm/sec.: 11mV
Channel balance at 1kHz: 1.5dB
Channel separation at 1kHz: 22dB
Channel separation at 15kHz: N/A
Frequency range at - 3dB: 20Hz-20kHz
Frequency response: 20Hz-18kHz, - 3dB
FIM distortion at recommended tracking force, DIN 45.542: < 1 %
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force: 90µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 12µm/mN
Stylus type: Spherical
Stylus tip radius: R 18µm
Equivalent stylus tip mass: 0.6mg
Tracking force range: 3.0 g (30mN)
Tracking force, recommended: 4.0g (40mN)
Tracking angle: 20°
Internal impedance, DC resistance: 1680 ohm
Internal inductance: 920mH
Recommended load resistance: 47kOhm
Recommended load capacitance: 200-400pF
Cartridge color, body/stylus: Black/White
Cartridge weight: 18,5g
Replacement stylus unit: Q.Bert Stylus