Ortofon Hi-Fi 2M 78 PNP Moving Magnet Cartridge

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Exclusive Plug-and-Play MkII solution

The 2M headshell is a practical and elegant solution for our customers who wish direct and easy mounting and replacement on their S-shaped tonearm. The combination of 2M Headshell and 2M Series cartridge adds unique distinction to the turntable!

Features:
- Universal mount fitting a wide range of S-shaped tonearms.
- Weight with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted 20g
- The headshell body is manufactured from a special compound used for Medical industry, ensures high rigidity while reducing unwanted vibration
- Elegant hi-tech design
- Length 52mm. Headshell with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted provides correct Baerwald alignment with the Ortofon TA-110/ TA-210 tonearms, likewise with the major part of tonearms with universal mount  

NB: available only with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted on the headshell.

2M 78 Technical data

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
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force - 70 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral -  18 µm/mN
Stylus type  - Spherical
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  -  350 mH
Recommended load resistance  -  47 kOhm
Recommended load capacitance  -  150-300 pF
Tracking angle  -  20°
Cartridge colour, body/stylus  -  Black/Grey
Cartridge weight without screws  -  7.2 g
2M PnP MkII cartridge with integrated headshell weight  -  20 g
2M PnP MkII cartridge with integrated headshell length - 52 mm

Replacement stylus unit  -  2M 78 (interchangeable with 2M Mono)

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

Review quote 2M 78

Hi-Fi World April 2013
Reviewed by Tony Bolton

Sensational schellac!

"...Well thought out MONO, standard groove version of respected 2M Series of cartridges...

- Detailed sound
- Low surface noise
- Fast and punchy rhythmus
- Excellent tracking at the recommended 1.8 g"

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