The 2M 78 offers users of older, rare vinyl a higher-quality playback medium than had previously been available. The 2M 78 features an improved True Mono engine, which provides a high level of sonic accuracy, as well as expertly cut Spherical diamond that is perfect for playback of 78 rpm records (which require a larger stylus profile).
Brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item in original retail packaging (where applicable).
Limited 1-2 year warranty. More info
Limited 1-2 year warranty. Please see manufacturers website for full details.
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"Sensational schellac!-Well thought out MONO, standard groove version of respected 2M Series of cartridges"
Sensational schellac!-Well thought out MONO, standard groove version of respected 2M Series of cartridges
The Ortofon 2M 78 stylus is designed to deliver optimum sound performance from older 78 RPM records. Its use of an improved engine, provides a higher level of sonic accuracy which is so important when listening to any masterpiece on vinyl .The 2M 78 features a Spherical diamond that is perfect for playback of 78 rpm records, which require a larger stylus profile. The 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 headshell body of the 2M 78 cartridge is manufactured from special compound used for within the medical industry, ensuring high rigidity whilst reducing unwanted vibration. With its improved engine, the 2M 78 cartridge provides a high level of auditory clarity. Due to the us of a strapped output, it is able to deliver the same output from both sets of pole pins, which effectively eliminates the need for mono-specific equipment.
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.||4 mV|
|Frequency range at - 3dB||20-20.000 Hz|
|Frequency response||20-20.000 Hz + 3 / - 1 dB|
|Compliance, dynamic, lateral||18 µm/mN|
|Stylus tip radius||R 65 µm|
|Tracking force range||1,6-2,0g (16-20 mN)|
|Tracking force, recommended||1,8 g (18 mN)|
|Internal impedance, DC resistance||700 Ohm|
|Internal inductance||300 mH|
|Recommended load resistance||47 kOhm|
|Recommended load capacitance||150-300 pF|
|Cartridge colour, body/stylus||Black/Grey|
|Cartridge weight without screws||7.2 g|
|Replacement stylus unit||2M 78|
|Stylus protection guard||2M 78|
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