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Ortofon 2M Bronze Plug In And Play Pre-Mounted Cartridge w/ Headshell


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Brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item in original retail packaging (where applicable).


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Rated 5/5 based on 1 customer review

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The 2M Plug in and Play cartridges are available premounted on Ortofons exclusive 2M series headshell for easy attachment to most bayonet-style, removable headshell tonearms.

The Ortofon 2M Bronze features a nude Fine Line diamond stylus, 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.

The cartridge body used for the 2M Bronze is manufactured from a newly-developed Lexan DMX Piano Black, a revolutionary material which ensures high rigidity while eliminating unwanted resonances.

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

  • Tick Universal mount fitting a wide range of tonearms
  • Tick Elegant hi-tech design
  • Tick Exclusive plug-and-play solution

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

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 1.4-1.7g (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 colour, body/stylus Black/Bronze
Weight 16,9g,
Weight with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted 23g
Replacement stylus unit 2M Bronze

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

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Pay monthly plans for up to 60 months, available on purchases between £299 and £25,000.

15.9% ONIB12-15.9 12 Months
15.9% ONIB24-15.9 24 Months
15.9% ONIB36-15.9 36 Months
15.9% ONIB48-15.9 48 Months

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Reviews for this product.

03 March 2017

- Devon

Far superior to the 2m blue which I had already. As good as Ive heard under £500, and that includes the 2m black. The headshell makes perfect sense, as I wouldve spent £50+ on one anyway, and this way I dont have to spend time with a protractor. Superb, and I highly recommend, even if you favour MC.

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19 March 2019

- Oxon

Excellent. Brighter, more punchy sound with well controlled and precise bass. Instruments and voice sound stage really good. Doesn't track quite as well as replaced cartridge on HFS75 (hence 4 star rather than 5) but nevertheless very good. Sound has improved during the course of 50+ albums played. Very happy with purchase.
21 November 2018

Excellent Cartridge.
14 December 2017

- Leeds

No comment provided by customer.
24 January 2017

Packaging was not fancy, small card box containing vacuum moulded inserts to protect the cartridge - but no point in paying for a presentation case. I did not need the included stylus balance or screwdriver either, but many buyers will benefit from these tools. Delivery was free and very fast. Price was best on the market. Cart sounds fine, exactly what I wanted.


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