Ortofon 2M 78 Moving Magnet Phono Cartridge - Ortofon-Audio-Exchange

Ortofon 2M 78 Moving Magnet Phono Cartridge

Rediscover the warmth and richness of vintage shellac records with the Ortofon 2M 78 true mono cartridge.
$165.00
$165.00

Ortofon 2M 78: Masterful Mono Playback for 78 RPM Records

Rediscover the warmth and richness of vintage shellac records with the Ortofon 2M 78 true mono cartridge. Engineered specifically for 78 rpm records, this cartridge employs a spherical diamond stylus that precisely navigates the wide grooves of your cherished collection. Constructed from Hopelex, the 2M 78's body boasts high rigidity and minimizes unwanted vibrations, ensuring impeccable sonic fidelity. The cartridge's innovative strapped output facilitates true mono playback on any stereo system, bypassing the need for specialized mono equipment.

Key Features

  • Spherical Diamond Stylus: Designed for 78 rpm records, the 65 µm radius stylus ensures exceptional groove tracking and playback.
  • Unmatched Sonic Accuracy: Experience enhanced audio clarity and detail with the cartridge's advanced engine design.
  • Universal Playback Compatibility: Achieve authentic mono sound on stereo systems without additional mono equipment.
  • Effortless Installation: The 2M 78's user-friendly design allows for straightforward mounting on a wide range of turntables.

Technical Specifications

Specification Detail
Output Voltage 4 mV (at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec)
Frequency Response 20-20,000 Hz (+ 3 / - 1 dB)
Tracking Ability 70 µm (at 315Hz)
Compliance 18 µm/mN (dynamic, lateral)
Stylus Type Spherical
Stylus Tip Radius R 65 µm
Tracking Force Range 1.6-2.0 g (16-20 mN)
Recommended Tracking Force 1.8 g (18 mN)
Tracking Angle 20°
Internal Impedance 700 Ohm
Internal Inductance 350 mH
Recommended Load Resistance 47 kOhm
Recommended Load Capacitance 150-300 pF
Cartridge Colour Black/Grey
Cartridge Weight 7.2 g (without screws)
Replacement Stylus Unit 2M 78 (interchangeable with 2M Mono)
Stylus Lifetime Up to 1000 hours (with proper care)

Shipping:

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30-Day Hassle-Free Returns:

At Audio Exchange, your satisfaction is our priority. If you're not completely satisfied with your purchase, you can return most items within 30 days for a full refund. Returns must be in ‘like new’ condition. Initiate your return on our website and send items back to: 6007 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220.

Exceptions: Open box headphones, cartridges, and stylus’ are subject to a 15% restocking fee. Opened in-ear headphones and turntables cartridges or stylus’ with a broken needle are non-returnable.

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