Ortofon 2M Mono Moving Magnet Cartridge

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Ortofon 2M Mono Moving Magnet Cartridge 

The 2M Series is developed with the Danish Industrial designer Møller Jensen Design – the same designer behind the award-winning MC Jubilee and Kontrapunkt series. Inspired by the facets of a diamond, whose contours gracefully trace the grooves on a record’s surface, the 2M’s handsome elegance establishes a great combination of form and functionality.

An improved engine provides a high level of sonic accuracy. The R18 µm nude spherical diamond is an optimal solution for playing mono microgroove LP vinyl records. The 2M Mono uses a strapped output to deliver the same output signal from both sets of pole pins. This effectively eliminates the need for mono-specific equipment, making it possible to enjoy true mono reproduction on any stereo playback system.


Stylus type: R18 µm nude spherical diamond

Output voltage at 1 kHz 5 cm/sec: -4 mV

Tracking force range: 1.6-2 g (16-20 mN)

Tracking force, recommended: 1.8 g (18 mN)

Recommended load impedance: 47 kOhm

Tracking angle: 20 degrees

Cartridge weight (without screws): 7.2 g