For optimized fit on low-profile turntables

2MR Black

The Ortofon 2MR series is designed with a newly developed cartridge housing for optimized fitting on low-profile turntables. With its ultra-slim 3mm height reduction, seamless integration is guaranteed. The cartridge's slimline body eliminates the need for spacers or modifications, ensuring quick, easy mounting with just two screws.

Experience unmatched compatibility with all 2M styli and revel in the high-performance motor system featuring quad coils and split pole pins, exclusive to genuine Ortofon cartridges.



2MR Black

True to
the groove

Feeling the presence of the artist

Accuracy level

The 2M Black is the flagship of the series and it lives up to this with flying colors. You can hear every little detail in the music from every part of the spectrum. Just the way the artist wanted you to. With the 2M Black, you will not only hear the music, but you will sense the presence of the artist in the room while listening to your favorite records.

Shibata diamond


The 2M Black is graced with a Shibata diamond that gives it contact with the groove like nothing else. The slim, highly polished profile allows an exceedingly wide contact area to the groove walls and ensures notably detailed reproduction throughout the spectrum, including even the most high frequency groove information.

100% compatibility with all 2M styli

Tailor your listening experience

Additionally, the 2MR maintains the hallmark of interchangeability, allowing you to explore your records in greater depth and detail. Begin your musical journey with the 2M Red stylus, taking your first step into the world of captivating sound. As you delve deeper into your vinyl collection and upgrade to the series, you'll feel the music come alive, experiencing the pinnacle of audio perfection with the 2M Black LVB stylus, where the sound is so precise and detailed that it feels like you've invited the artist into your home.


The 2M Black features a high-performance motor system with quad coils and Ortofon’s very own invention: split pole pins upgraded with a silver-plated copper wire that makes you feel the presence of the artist in the room when you play your records.


  • Output voltage at 1 kHz, 5cm/sec
    5 mV
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force
    80 μm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral
    20 μm/mN
  • Stylus type
    Nude Shibata on Aluminum cantilever
  • Tracking force, recommended
    1.5 g
  • Coil wire material
    Silver-plated OFC
  • Cartridge weight
    6 g
  • Stylus colour
  • Recommended load capacitance
    150 – 300 pF

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