2MR 78

Authentic
nostalgia

Designed for playing 78 rpm shellac records

2MR 78

Journey back in time with the 2MR 78 Mono 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.

The 2MR 78 features a specially designed cartridge housing tailored for turntables and tonearms like Rega, matching their requirement for low-form factor cartridges. With its narrow cartridge housing, it seamlessly integrates without a need for modifications or spacers under the tonearm, enabling quick and easy mounting with just two screws.

Variants

€149,00

Made for Mono

Stylus

The 2MR 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 2MR 78 flawlessly accommodates this requirement, ensuring optimal playback quality and preserving the authenticity of your cherished collection.

High-performance motor system

Output

The 2MR 78 features a high-performance motor system incorporating unique to Ortofon quad coils with split pole pins and 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.

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
  • Recommended load resistance
    47 kOhm
  • Internal inductance
    350 mH
  • Stylus colour
    Grey
  • Recommended load capacitance
    150-300 pF
  • Replacement stylus

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