The 2M Series of cartridges from Ortofon have been designed for precise and accurate retrieval of the information in the record groove. Indeed, it is Ortofon's lasting philosophy to only ever play the recorded sound, without colouration.
The pre-existing range of 2M cartridges have rapidly been established as a reference point for all good moving magnet cartridges. From the introductory Red, through to the high-end Black; 2M is now a go-to name in moving magnet technology.
2012 sees Ortofon open up new markets within the same design principle of 2M. The 2M 78 and 2M Mono offer users of older, rare vinyl a higher-quality playback medium than had previously been available.
The 2M Mono features an improved Mono engine, which provides a high level of sonic accuracy. The meticulously cut R 18µm Nude Spherical stylus is also an optimal solution for playing mono microgroove vinyl records. Re-open a whole world of Mono recordings with 2M.
Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. 4 mV Frequency range at - 3dB 20-22.000 Hz Frequency response 20-20.000 + 3 / - 1 dB Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force 70 µm Compliance, dynamic, lateral 18 µm/mN Stylus type Nude Spherical Stylus tip radius R 18 µm Tracking force range 1,6-2,0g (16-20 mN) Tracking force, recommended 1,8 g (18 mN) Tracking angle 20° Internal impedance, DC resistance 0,7 kOhm Internal inductance 350 mH Recommended load resistance 47 kOhm Recommended load capacitance 150-300 pF Cartridge colour, body/stylus Black/White Cartridge weight 7,2 g Replacement stylus unit 2M Mono