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Ortofon 2M 78 Plug and Play Cartridge


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Warranty length 2 Years
Brand Ortofon

Tech Specs

Output Voltage (@1kHz, 5cm/sec): 4mV
Freq Range (@-3dB): 20Hz - 22kHz
Freq Resp (+3/-1dB): 20Hz - 20kHz
Track Ability @315Hz: Typically 70μm
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral: 18μm/mN
Stylus Type: Spherical
Stylus Tip Radius R: 65μm
Tracking Range: 1.6-2.0g (16-20mN)
Recommended Tracking: 1.8g (18mN)
Tracking Angle: 20º
Internal Impedance/DC Resistance: 700Ω
Internal Inductance: 300mH
Recommended Load Resistance: 47kΩ
Recommended Load Capacitance: 150-300pF
Body/Stylus Colour: Black / Grey
Replacement Stylus Unit: Stylus 2M 78


Mount centre distance: 12.7mm
Cartridge width: 18.5 mm
Mount holes diameter: Ø 2.6mm
Cartridge length: 24mm
Stylus tip - mount centre: 9.5mm
Stylus tip - mount surface: 18mm
Weight: 23g

Product Description

Ortofon 2M 78 Plug and Play cartridge features an improved True Mono engine for high sonic accuracy as well as expertly cut Spherical diamond that is perfect for playback of 78 rpm records.

Practical Solution

The 2M 78 PnP headshell is a practical and elegant solution for customers wanting direct easy mounting and replacement on their tonearm. The combination of this 2M Headshell and 2M Series cartridge adds unique distinction to the turntable. The 2M 78 and 2MMono offer users of older, rare vinyl a higher-quality playback medium than had previously been available.

Ortofon 2M Series

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.

Key Features

- Universal mount fitting a wide range of tonearms
- Manufactured from special compound used in Medical industry
- Ensures high rigidity while reducing unwanted vibration
- Elegant hi-tech design, Length 52mm
- Headshell with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted
- Accurate Baerwald alignment with Ortofon TA-110/210
- The major part of tonearms with universal mount
- weight 16.9g (23g with premounted 2M cartridge)
- Exclusive plug-and-play solution

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