The Ortofon 2M Black Moving Magnet Cartridge is a top-of-the-line product that delivers exceptional sound quality and detail. Its Shibata diamond stylus allows for a wide contact area with the record groove, ensuring that every aspect of the music is accurately reproduced. The slim, highly polished profile of the Shibata diamond allows it to trace the grooves of the record with precision, picking up even the most subtle nuances in the music. This results in a listening experience that is truly immersive and faithful to the artist's original vision.
In addition to its highly advanced stylus, the 2M Black also features a special upgraded engine with split pole pins and silver-plated copper wire. These components work together to provide enhanced performance and a wider dynamic range. The result is a sound that is full, rich, and lifelike, with exceptional clarity and detail across the entire frequency spectrum.
The Ortofon 2M Black has been designed for ease of use and compatibility with a range of turntables and phono preamps. Its compact size and weight make it a perfect fit for most common turntables, while its versatility allows it to be used in a variety of playback systems. Whether you're an audiophile looking for the ultimate listening experience or a music enthusiast seeking the most faithful representation of your favorite records, the Ortofon 2M Black Moving Magnet Cartridge is a perfect choice.
|Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec.
|Channel balance at 1 kHz
|Channel separation at 1 kHz
|Channel separation at 15 kHz
|Frequency range at - 3dB
||20-20.000 + 2/-0 dB
|Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force
|Compliance, dynamic, lateral
|Stylus tip radius
||r/R 6/50 µm
|Tracking force range
||1.4-1.7 g (14-17 mN)
|Tracking force, recommended
||1.5 g (15 mN)
|Internal impedance, DC resistance
|Recommended load resistance
|Recommended load capacitance
|Cartridge colour, body/stylus
|2M PnP MkII cartridge with integrated headshell weight
|2M PnP MkII cartridge with integrated headshell length
Replacement stylus unit - 2M Black (interchangeable with 2M Bronze)
Stylus lifetime: with proper care, we find that up to 1000 hours is possible without degradation of performance.
2M Series styli interchangeability:
The 2M Series' engines, coils, and magnets configurations are not identical: Red and Blue are identical, so are the Bronze and Black and so are the true mono variants 2M Mono and 2M 78. Likewise, 2M series styli are interchangeable within the below combinations:
- 2M Red, 2M Blue, and 2M Silver
- 2M Bronze and 2M Black
- 2M Mono and 2M 78