The Ortofon Mix-1 is a general-purpose model for scratch and back-cueing, provides great performance and durability. It has a good quality spherical stylus, a solid cantilever, and serves general purposes well. It offers both reasonable output, high sound quality and a good tracking ability for virtually any style of music. With transparent sound across the spectrum and excellent handling ability, the MIX represents one of the longest running values in DJ cartridges. Excellent price-to-performance ratio.