The 2M Black Series is the MM flagship from Ortofon
The 2M Black is graced with a Shibata diamond stylus – the same diamond as on the acclaimed MC Jubilee. Its 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.
The cartridge body used for the 2M Black is manufactured from a newly-developed Lexan DMX Piano Black, a revolutionary material which ensures high rigidity while eliminating unwanted resonances.
The 2M Black uses a special upgraded engine, featuring split pole pins with a silver plated copper wire.
We have optimized the design for ease of mounting the cartridge, and the weight and size to fit the most common turntables on the market today. The 2M Series provides excellent compatibility when used in an assortment of playback systems and with a wide variety of phono preamps.
2M Black Plug and Play model
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!
2M Headshell features:
- Universal mount fitting a wide range of tonearms. NB: on Technics models please use the auxiliary weight which is vital in this case.
- The headshell body is manufactured from a special compound used for Medical industry, ensures high rigidity while reducing unwanted vibration
- 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
Users of the 2M Black will enjoy the benefit of impeccable sound quality, along with reduced record & stylus wear and reduced distortion and phase error as a result of the diamond’s improved tracking geometry.
|Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec.||5 mV|
|Channel balance at 1 kHz||1 dB|
|Channel separation at 1 kHz||26 dB|
|Channel separation at 15 kHz||15 dB|
|Frequency range at - 3dB||20-31,000 Hz|
|Frequency response||20-20,000 + 2 / - 0 dB|
|Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force||80 µm|
|Compliance, dynamic, lateral||22 µm/mN|
|Stylus type||Nude Shibata|
|Stylus tip radius||r/R 6/50 µm|
|Tracking force range||1.4-1.7g (14-17 mN)|
|Tracking force, recommended||1.5 g (15 mN)|
|Internal impedance, DC resistance||1.2 kOhm|
|Internal inductance||630 mH|
|Recommended load resistance||47 kOhm|
|Recommended load capacitance||150-300 pF|
|Cartridge colour (body/stylus)||Black/Black|
|Cartridge weight||7.2 g|
|Replacement stylus unit||2M Black (interchangeable with 2M Bronze)|