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Ortofon 2M Blue PnP Nude Elliptical Cartridge  | Brisbane HiFi

Ortofon 2M Blue PnP Nude Elliptical Cartridge

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The 2M Series of cartridges is designed for precise and accurate retrieval of the information in the record groove. Our philosophy is to play the record sound as accurate as possible, without coloring the sound

2M Blue Plug and Play model

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

 

The name 2M was selected from 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. 

The 2M series of cartridges features 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 Super OM 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.

 

The 2M Blue Series features:

  • an improved engine, which provides an increased output of 5.5mV
  • Nude Elliptical diamond and split pole pins with a copper wire

    Technical data 2M Blue / 2M Blue Verso

     
    Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. 5,5 mV
    Channel balance at 1 kHz  1,5 dB
    Channel separation at 1 kHz 25 dB
    Channel separation at 15 kHz 15 dB
    Frequency range at - 3dB 20-25.000 Hz
    Frequency response 20-20.000 Hz + 2 / - 1 dB
    Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force 80 µm
    Compliance, dynamic, lateral 20 µm/mN
    Stylus type Nude Elliptical
    Stylus tip radius r/R 8/18 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 1,3 kOhm
    Internal inductance 700 mH
    Recommended load resistance 47 kOhm
    Recommended load capacitance 150-300 pF
    Cartridge colour, body/stylus Black/Blue
    Cartridge weight 7,2 g