Soundsmith's entry level design captures more than its share of recorded beauty by design. Big soundstage, detail and resolution at an affordable price. Made in the USA. Rebuild Price? ~ $100 ~ Only 20% of MSRP, as always ! - The Otello features a 1 year warranty to the original owner.
The Otello is Soundsmith's entry level Fixed Coil design, realizing an affordable pathway into the world of high-performance cartridges. Built by hand like all Soundsmith cartridges, the Otello provides a perfect balance of tone and resolution at a great price. The result is a cartridge that is at ease with any type of music.
Just slightly warmer than other Soundsmith designs, Otello yields a richness of timbre that is utterly beguiling with a level of speed and dynamic range that no other cartridge in this price. The result? A wonderful design that gives the warmth of MM and the light-footedness of Moving Iron design.
Also available in dual-coil mono.