2M 78

Authentic nostalgia

2M 78 Premounted

Journey back in time with the 2M 78 Mono Premounted Cartridge, specially designed for playing 78 rpm shellac records. Immerse yourself in the authentic nostalgia of mono vinyl records, brought to life with unparalleled precision and fidelity.

Variants

€209,00

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Compatibility

Experience the convenience of the 2M 78 Premounted – a smart and refined choice for those seeking straightforward installation and effortless replacement on their S-shaped tonearm. The SH-4 headshell's resilience and stability are enhanced by its slender and refined design. A robust yet lightweight construction, coupled with an ergonomic, extended finger lift, ensures easy handling and pickup.

Made for mono

Stylus

The 2M 78 features a stylus' tip with a Spherical diamond, perfect for playback of 78 rpm shellac records. These unique records necessitate a larger stylus profile, and the 2M 78 flawlessly accommodates this requirement, ensuring optimal playback quality and preserving the authenticity of your cherished collection.

Enjoy true mono

2M 78 uses a strapped output to deliver the same output signal from both sets of pole pins. This effectively eliminates the need for mono-specific equipment, making it possible to enjoy true mono reproduction on any stereo playback system.

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

Tony Bolton

Hi-Fi World April 2013

Specifications

  • Output voltage at 1 kHz, 5cm/sec
    4 mV
  • Frequency response 20 Hz - 20 kHz
    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)
  • Tracking angle
    20°
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance
    700 Ohm
  • Cartridge colour
    Black/Grey
  • Cartridge weight
    7.2 g
  • Premounted cartridge weight
    16.7 g
  • Recommended load resistance
    47 kOhm
  • Internal inductance
    350 mH
  • Recommended load capacitance
    150-300 pF

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