ORTOFON joins PHONOCUT
Legendary Danish turntable cartridge company supports PHONOCUT home vinyl recorder
We are very proud to announce a big new step in the progress of PHONOCUT: Ortofon, the world’s leading manufacturer of phono cartridges joins PHONOCUT to develop and produce the world’s first and only push button home vinyl recorders.
Almost 40 years after the introduction of their last legendary stereo cutting head in 1982, Ortofon collaborates with PHONOCUT to develop a revolutionary approach to record production, bringing the art of cutting high quality vinyl records to the homes of around the world.
Ortofon’s Chief Officer of Acoustics and Research, Leif Johannsen actively joins the international PHONOCUT development team to contribute his and Ortofon’s renowned excellence in high-end audio hardware development, production and quality control.
In his own words: “This is a new segment for vinyl music and we support the development of this new technology with our experience and know-how. I am impressed by the quality and sound of Phonocut vinyl recorders and I see a big potential for the future.”
This humbly validates our work and paves a path for new possibilities. We consider Ortofon to be the best partner for our vinyl revolution.
More about Ortofon
Today Ortofon is a micro-mechanical powerhouse, which develops, manufactures and markets the world acclaimed Ortofon phono cartridges for vinyl records and components for the hearing aids industry. In 1946 Ortofon developed the first mono cutterhead for the gramophone industry and in 1948 Ortofon developed its first moving coil cartridge. Acoustics, materials, technology and micro mechanics are key competences in Ortofon's technological prowess. Research and development is done with the company's own engineers supported by a strong network of acoustic know-how and industrial design in Denmark. The company continues to grow and increases focus on investment in the new technology, development and manufacturing of new products http://ortofon.com