The Ortofon 2M Red is the kind of cartridge that produces the warm, full sound that vinyl lovers around the world talk about. Your records will sound lush and cosy.
An all round cartridge that delivers a warm, friendly sound.
The 2M series of cartridges have been widely praised by users and reviewers alike. The 2M red is a great introduction to the 2M series and is compatible with most turntables. The sound be upgraded to that of the 2M Blue simply by purchasing a 2M Blue stylus later on.
- an improved engine, which provides an increased output of 5.5mV and an optimized sound reproduction and a high level of sonic accuracy
- a tipped Elliptical diamond and split pole pins with a copper wire
2M Red is an all-purpose cartridge that delivers a great sound with a touch of warmth.
Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. - 5,5 mV Channel balance at 1 kHz - 1,5 dB Channel separation at 1 kHz - 22 dB Channel separation at 15 kHz - 15 dB Frequency range at - 3dB - 20-22.000 Hz Frequency response - 20-20.000 Hz + 3 / - 1 dB Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force - 70 µm Compliance, dynamic, lateral - 20 µm/mN Stylus type - 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/Red Cartridge weight - 7,2 g Replacement stylus unit - 2M Red (interchangeable with 2M Blue and 2M Silver)