I guess the Denon 103, I think there are various models, someone else will have more specific info.
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This is exactly the reason why I started the thread. I was wondering if there are others that has lower output than the Ortofon SL 15E. I got one(actually an Ortofon SL 15E MK II) and the spec sheet says it has a 0.015mv output--This is not a typo the decimal is in the correct place.
It puzzles me because it sounds better than my other carts. that are 10x more expensive.
same experience i have - i use 2 mc , an audionote io2 0.06mv that bettered a dyna drt-vs 0.3mv in some key areas of bass attack/nimble, solidity/cohesivesness of image but loses on some details on the highs. the general explanation is that ultra low output use minimal windings allowing better response . curious about yr amplification -what is yr step-up or gain device before the phono stage?
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I am using a BAT VK-P10SE with Super Pac Phono Stage. I have it set up to the highest possible gain. I believe it's 79 db or 86db I have to check my manual. This Phono Stage will deliver what ever you ask her to do. It's one of the better ones out there. It's the best one I've ever owned. With the Ortofon SL 15E MK II and the BAT VK-P10SE super pac combination, I can hear things I have never heard with my (believe it or not) Shelter 901.
A fellow from Vinyl Asylum did some calculations for me and the correct output is 0.075mv. It is still a very LOMC. I'm happy that thngs got staigthen up, I always thought it was 0.015mv.
Does that make sense?? 90 db at 9 oclock. I did more research and come up with 0.067mv output. Well, she sounds beautiful and that's what matters.
Ahhh...so we actually had the same cartridge in mind :)
I own an original SL-15E (aka S-15E), which according to Ortofon's own spec sheet (which I've uploaded here:- http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c147/ze_ant/orts15scan.jpg) has an output of 0.04 mV, which I guess takes the prize here...
I actually have the had the same cartridge
Ze_ant Defenitely this Ortofon SL 15E is not 0.015mv. I was told that I should mutiply that by 5 to get the correct output, which came out to be 0.075mv. So the specs should be correct. 0.04mv, 0.067mv or 0.075mv or there abouts. I find this cart. to be one of my favorite, it matches my JMW9 perfectly. For the price I paid for, how can you go wrong.