2MR Mono

An era of
authenticity

For optimized fit on low-profile tonearms and turntables

2MR Mono

Step into an Era of Authenticity with the 2MR Mono Cartridge, thoughtfully crafted with a stylus' tip that features an R 18µm Nude Spherical diamond to perfectly suit the intricacies of playing mono microgroove LP vinyl records. Immerse yourself in the authentic nostalgia of mono vinyl records brought to life with the 2M Mono.

Ortofon 2MR Mono 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

€399,00

Brings out the best in your mono records

Stylus

Embark on an Elevated Mono Experience with the 2M Mono Cartridge. Designed to bring out the best in your mono microgroove LP vinyl records, it features a stylus tipped with an R 18µm Nude Spherical diamond. This engineered feature is an optimal solution for playing mono microgroove LP vinyl records and is ideal for achieving exceptional playback quality and capturing the essence of vintage mono soundscapes.

Enjoy true mono

Output

The 2MR Mono features a high-performance motor system with quad coils and Ortofon’s very own invention: the split pole pins. The 2MR Mono 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.

Designed for optimized fitting on low-profile turntables

Compatibility

The 2MR Mono 2MR 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.

The story behind MONO cartridges

A tribute to the Beatles

Leif Johannsen, Ortofon Chief Officer of Acoustics and Research, reveals the story behind the MONO cartridges featuring the 2M Mono SE, which was specifically created as a tribute to the Mono Beatles album Set released in 2014.

Learn more about Mono

The era of high fidelity sound reproduction

Uncover the Vintage Sound Revolution: Dive into the captivating history of Mono cartridges and the golden era of high-fidelity sound reproduction.

Discover the evolution that shaped audio as we know it.

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 tip radius
    R18 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
    700 Ohm
  • Cartridge colour
    Black/White
  • Cartridge weight
    6 g
  • Recommended load resistance
    47 kOhm
  • Internal inductance
    350 mH
  • Stylus colour
    White

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