Ortofon 2M Blue Hi Fi Cartridge

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2M Blue Hi Fi Cartridge

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Manufacturer: Ortofon

Category: DJ & PA

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2M is developed together with the Danish designer "MøllerJensen Design" from Copenhagen, Denmark - the same designer who designed the award winning cartridge MC Jubilee and the Kontrapunkt series.


The inspiration for designing the 2M was related to the facets of the diamond - elegantly concentrating its contours against the grooves on the record surface.


The name 2M was selected among several ideas. We wanted a modernname which should be easy to pronounce and to remember, and therefore an alpha numerical name was chosen. 2M means MM, which is the abbreviation for moving magnet.


We are using the same names on our 2M series as we use at our Rondo series: Red, Blue and Bronze. The 2M Black will become the flagship of 2M.


2M was the last product of our former chief engineer Per Windfield. He has worked with the 2M for the last two years.


Ortofon 2M Blue Phono Cartridge Specifications:

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 weight: 7.2 g

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