A true reference cartridge by any measure, Ortofon's Cadenza Bronze conveys music with smashing precision, musicality, and dynamics. Employing a Replicant 100 stylus, conical aluminum cantilever, and Ortofon's famous Aucurum 6N gold-plated copper wire, the Cadenza Bronze is an analog lover’s dream.
"Now the music thundered out into the room, and I stopped wondering what the musicians were using in the studio and enjoyed the music. Every LP I played sprang from my loudspeakers with a such a beautifully honed clarity and vivid dynamics that I spent evenings happily transfixed."
– Hi-Fi World
The Ortofon Bronze possesses superb resolution, able to illuminate the furthest reaches of the sound stage, and it does so with striking warmth and musicality. In a world of excellent phono cartridges, the Bronze shines as a clearly superior design.