Kronos AV
About
Ortofon
 Ortofon is a fine mechanical powerhouse, which develops, manufactures and markets the world acclaimed Ortofon cartridges and components.
We benefit from being established in Denmark, a country recognized for its strong tradition in acoustics and its wealth of other high-end manufacturers, acoustic measurement equipment, in addition to all aspects of high-end audio.
Ortofon is owned by Danish businessmen and employs a staff of 95 people. The Ortofon manufacturing unit in Nakskov in the south of Denmark has modern machinery combined with experienced operators, so human craftsmanship is delivered with uniform industrial quality.

Ortofon 2M 78 Plug and Play Cartridge
Free Gift

  • Sale
  • Regular price £144.00


This is a Special Order Item

2M Series

The new 2M headshell is a practical and elegant solution for our customers who wish direct and easy mounting and replacement on their tonearm. The combination of 2M Headshell and 2M Series cartridge adds unique distinction to the turntable! The 2M Series of cartridges from Ortofon have been designed for precise and accurate retrieval of the information in the record groove. Indeed, it is Ortofon's lasting philosophy to only ever play the recorded sound, without colouration. The pre-existing range of 2M cartridges have rapidly been established as a reference point for all good moving magnet cartridges. From the introductory Red, through to the high-end Black; 2M is now a go-to name in moving magnet technology. 2012 sees Ortofon open up new markets within the same design principle of 2M. The 2M 78 and 2M Mono offer users of older, rare vinyl a higher-quality playback medium than had previously been available.

The 2M 78 features an improved True Mono engine, which provides a high level of sonic accuracy, as well as expertly cut Spherical diamond that is perfect for playback of 78 rpm records (which require a larger stylus profile).

Key Features:

  • Universal mount fitting a wide range of tonearms 
  • Optimised sound reproduction and high level of sonic accuracy
  • The headshell body is manufactured from a special compound used for Medical industry, ensures high rigidity while reducing unwanted vibration
  • Spherical diamond that is perfect for playback of 78 rpm shellac records, which require a larger stylus profile
  • Uses a strapped output to deliver the same output signal from both sets of pole pins
  • Stylus brush included
  • Also available as headshell mount or verso version
  • Elegant hi-tech design
  • Length 52mm. Headshell with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted provides correct Baerwald alignment with Ortofon TA-110/210, likewise with the major part of tonearms with universal mount
  • Weight 16.9g, weight with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted 23g
  • Exclusive plug-and-play solution

Due to circumstances relating to this product, it is only available in the UK to special order, which means it is not stocked as standard in our warehouse. A special order item will be placed on order with the relevant manufacturer during our next scheduled Purchase Order. As we forecast orders up to two months ahead of time with some suppliers, this does not mean the item will automatically be included on the next shipment we receive. It also does not mean that the item will immediately be placed on order with the supplier, as we group special orders together for logistical purposes. Therefore, we estimate lead times on most special order items of 8 – 12 weeks.

Output Voltage (at 1kHz, 5cm/sec):

4mV

Frequency Range (at -3dB):

20Hz - 22kHz

Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz:

+3 / -1dB

Tracking Ability at 315Hz:

Typically 70μm

Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral:

18μm / mN

Stylus Type:

Spherical

Stylus Tip Radius R:

65μm

Tracking Force Range:

1.6 - 2.0g (16 - 20mN)

Recommended Tracking Force:

1.8g (18mN)

Tracking Angle:

20º

Internal Impedance / DC Resistance:

700Ω

Internal Inductance:

300mH

Recommended Load Resistance:

47kΩ

Recommended Load Capacitance:

150 - 300pF

Cartridge Colour Body / Stylus:

Black / Grey

Weight:

23g

Replacement Stylus Unit:

Stylus 2M 78

    We have several deomonstation areas in both of our branches. Please give us a call on 03435236169 or email support@kronosav.com to enquire about hearing products at your local branch. 

    Please always contact us before to make sure the product(s) are available

    Here at Kronos AV, we have vast experience with e-commerce sales. Making sure that your parcel arrives undamaged is a huge priority for us. That’s why at Kronos AV, we only use premium couriers for all our orders. All our parcels are shipped with DPD or Royal Mail and are always sent Signed For to make sure it gets to the right person. 

    DPD gives you an hourly window for delivery so you can make sure you are home, and you can of course track your parcel all the way from despatch to your front door, offering you peace of mind. 

    If for any reason your parcel does arrived damaged, please get in touch, and we will be happy to get everything resolved for you. We are always on hand to help!

    Details

    Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. In order to offer FREE delivery to UK customers, we use several premium couriers to ensure your delivery arrives safe.

    Most large orders (over 2kg) ship using DPD or DHL courier and smaller orders (under 2kg) by Royal Mail signed for services.

    The most appropriate courier will be chosen for the items ordered to ensure the quickest possible delivery.

    We can offer very generous trade in offers across the majority of our product range. 

    Why not ask and see how much you HiFi is worth!

    To find out how much your HiFi is worth... Click Here

    If you have any question, please feel free to call us on 03435236169 or email support@kronosav.com