2M Red Premounted

Step into
the music

Step into the music

2M Red Premounted

With the 2M Red Premounted, you will hear the music come to life on its own terms. It is like taking a step into music itself. This is our entry-level cartridge in the series, but what an entry.

Variants

€159,00

Taking a step into music itself

Accuracy level

With the 2M Red Premounted, you will hear the music come to life on its own terms. It is like taking a step into the music itself. This is our entry-level cartridge in the series, but what an entry. The 2M Red delivers an open, dynamic sound with a slight touch of warmth..

It's never been easier to experience

Compatibility

Experience the convenience of the 2M Red 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.

Split pole pin technology

Features

The 2M Red features Ortofon’s very own invention: the split pole pins with a copper wire that gives you a sound reproduction so precise only your heart dares skip a beat.

The engine provides an increased output of 5.5 mV and an optimized sound reproduction and a high level of sonic accuracy. With the 2M Red, you will hear the music come to life on its own terms. It is like taking a step into the music itself. This is our entry-level cartridge in the series, but what an entry.

For every phase of your musical expedition

Exploring the lineup

The 2M series is built on our philosophy of accuracy in sound. All our experience, know-how, technology, and innovation has gone into making it the series that lets you hear the music the way the artist intended. In every piece of every cartridge, we strive for perfection, and when the technology can’t deliver the quality we want - we invent something that can. To ensure the highest of quality in our product we keep everything close. All our cartridges are designed and crafted right here in Denmark.

Hi-Fi News October 2008

… a pleasing ambience ...
… intimate, trembling quality ...
… bass in proportion ...
… good detail ...
… realistic without going into hardness ...
… sense of space even in the climaxes ...

Steve Harris and Paul Miller

Hi-Fi News

The Audio Beat

... The 2M line has become a de facto reference for moving-magnet cartridges ... It is due to both the sound quality of the various 2M models as well as the wide price range across the line ... <br>... the 2M Red is far more forgiving than the 2M Black but also less involving ...

Marc Mickelson

The Audio Beat

Specifications

  • Channel balance at 1 kHz
    1.5 dB
  • Output voltage at 1 kHz, 5cm/sec
    5.5 mV
  • Channel seperation at 1 kHz
    22 dB
  • Channel seperation at 15 kHz
    15 dB
  • Frequency response 20 Hz - 20 kHz
    3 / - 1 dB
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force
    70 µm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral
    20 µm/mN
  • Stylus type
    Elliptical
  • Stylus tip radius
    r/R 8/18 µm
  • Tracking force range
    1.6-2.0 g (16-20 mN)
  • Tracking force, recommended
    1.8 g (18 mN)
  • Tracking angle
    20°
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance
    1.3 kOhm
  • Cartridge colour
    Black/Red
  • Cartridge weight
    7.2 g
  • Premounted cartridge weight
    16.7 g
  • Recommended load resistance
    47 kOhm
  • Internal inductance
    700 mH
  • Recommended load capacitance
    150-300 pF

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