Ortofon is a Danish manufacturer of electronic audio equipment. Ortofon was founded in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1918 and initially made soundtracks for movies. In 1948 Ortofon developed its first moving coil cartridge, since then more than 300 different cartridges have been developed and manufactured, with their latest being MC Quintet Series.
Ortofon is the world's largest producer of magnetic cartridges for phonograph turntables, with 500,000 cartridges sold annually. Ortofon's range of professional audio products includes acclaimed phono cartridges, headshells, tonearms, high-end audiocables, step-up transformers and accessories for the installation of cartridges and tonearms.