Ortofon 2M Red PNP Mk II Moving Magnet Cartridge

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Ortofon 2M Red PNP Mk II Moving Magnet Cartridge

2M Red is an all-purpose cartridge that delivers open, dynamic sound with a slight touch of warmth.

It features an improved engine, which provides an increased output of 5.5 mV and an optimized sound reproduction and a high level of sonic accuracy. The cartridge body is manufactured from Hopelex, an environment-friendly material which ensures high rigidity while eliminating unwanted resonances.

The Plug-and Play MkII variant comes with a headshell that is a practical and elegant solution for customers who wish direct and easy mounting and replacement on their S-shaped tonearm.


  • Universal mount fitting a wide range of S-shaped tonearms
  • Weight with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted 20 g
  • Headshell body manufactured from a special compound used in the medical industry. Ensures high rigidity while reducing unwanted vibration
  • Length 52 mm. Headshell with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted provides correct Baerwald alignment with the Ortofon TA-110/ TA-210 tonearms, likewise with most tonearms with a universal mount


Stylus type: Elliptical

Output voltage at 1 kHz, 5cm/sec: 5.5 mV

Stylus tip radius - r/R: 8/18 µm

Tracking force range: 1.6-2.0 g (16-20 mN)

Tracking force, recommended: 1.8 g (18 mN)

Tracking angle: 20°

Recommended load resistance: 47 kOhm

Recommended load capacitance: 150-300 pF

Cartridge and headshell weight: 20 g