Spu bottom parallel to record?


Is the bottom of an Ortofon Spu suppose to parallel to the record surface? Cant seem to find any side on photos of a mounted spu.

Thanks for any advice?
Yes, start with the raised part around the cantilever parallel to the record and fine tune from there.

Btw. How are people loading this cart and how much gain?


I run my two SPUs with the arm tube parallel to the record surface, then adjust by ear. It's probably the same position as with the SPU bottom parallel, but I haven't checked.
The loading depends on the phono stage, some have SUTs and some don't and they're some with variable gain. The specs are on Ortofon's site. They also have a SPU dedicated SUT.


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