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2M Bronze MM Phono Cartridge

The 2M Bronze features a Nude Fine Line diamond, which is particularly suited for demanding applications. The slim profile of the Fine Line stylus will track even the highest frequency information, making it a must for discerning listeners. Additionally, its larger footprint ensures reduced distortion and record wear.

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  • The cartridge body is manufactured from Hopelex, an environment-friendly material that ensures high rigidity while eliminating unwanted resonances.
  • The 2M Bronze uses a special upgraded engine, featuring split pole pins with a silver-plated copper wire.

Ortofon has optimized the design for ease of mounting the cartridge, and the weight and size to fit the most common turntables on the market today. The 2M Series provides excellent compatibility when used in an assortment of playback systems and with a wide variety of phono preamps.

Exclusive Plug-and-Play MkII solution
The 2M headshell is a practical and elegant solution for our customers who wish direct and easy mounting and replacement on their S-shaped tonearm. The combination of 2M Headshell and 2M Series cartridge adds unique distinction to the turntable!

Features:

  • Universal mount fitting a wide range of S-shaped tonearms.
  • Weight with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted 20 g.
  • The headshell body is manufactured from a special compound used for Medical industry, ensures high rigidity while reducing unwanted vibration
  • Elegant hi-tech design
  • Length 52mm. Headshell with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted provides correct Baerwald alignment with the Ortofon TA-110/ TA-210 tonearms, likewise with the major part of tonearms with universal mount

The 2M Series is designed for precise and accurate retrieval of the information in the record groove

The 2M Series is developed in conjunction with the Danish Industrial designer Møller Jensen Design – the same designer who designed 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.

The name 2M was selected from among several ideas. We wanted a modern name that would be easy to pronounce and remember, and therefore an alphanumerical name was chosen. 2M means MM, which is the abbreviation for moving magnet.

Of course, the 2M isn’t just another pretty face. It has been engineered to the highest standards and is congruent with Ortofon’s unrelenting commitment to providing the most precise and accurate reproduction possible without coloration.

The 2M series of cartridges feature Ortofon’s trademark split pole pins, an invention that enables moving magnet cartridges to have a flat frequency response, as with a moving coil cartridge. Split pole pins were invented by Ortofon, and were originally presented in the 500 series and OM Super series.

We have optimized the design for ease of mounting the cartridge, and the weight and size to fit the most common turntables on the market today. The 2M Series provides excellent compatibility when used in an assortment of playback systems and with a wide variety of phono preamps.

  • Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. - 5 mV
  • Channel balance at 1 kHz - 1 dB
  • Channel separation at 1 kHz - 26 dB
  • Channel separation at 15 kHz - 15 dB
  • Frequency range at - 3dB - 20-29.000 Hz
  • Frequency response - 20-20.000 + 2 / - 0 dB
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force - 80 µm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral - 22 µm/mN
  • Stylus type - Nude Fine Line
  • Stylus tip radius - r/R 8/40 µm
  • Tracking force range - 1.4-1.7 g (14-17 mN)
  • Tracking force, recommended - 1.5 g (15 mN)
  • Tracking angle - 20°
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance - 1.2 kOhm
  • Internal inductance - 630 mH
  • Recommended load resistance - 47 kOhm
  • Recommended load capacitance - 150-300 pF
  • Cartridge color, body/stylus - Black/Bronze
  • Cartridge weight - 7.2 g
  • 2M PnP MkII cartridge with integrated headshell weight - 20 g
  • 2M PnP MkII cartridge with integrated headshell length - 52 mm
More Information
UPC 5705796080032
Weight 1.00 lbs
Color Options Black
Product Manual Download
Cartridge Type Moving Magnet
Cantilever Material Hopelex, an environment-friendly material which ensures high rigidity while eliminating unwanted resonances
Cartridge Weight 7.2 g
Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. - 5 mV
Stylus Type Nude Fine Line
Tracking Force Range 1.4 - 1.7g (14 - 17 mN)
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