Ortofon 2MR Series MM Cartridges

Ortofon 2MR Series MM Cartridges

While we’re ready to add some first-hand experiences from the intrepid AP staff that attended this previous weekend’s Capital Audio Fest, we thought we’d take a second to have a look at some new top-shelf shifting magnet (MM) cartridges from Ortofon. The Danish firm simply introduced seven additions to their vaunted 2M collection — specifically, seven new MM carts particularly designated as 2MR.

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Ortofon 2MR collection carts characteristic a specifically designed cartridge housing tailor-made for turntables and tonearms, akin to Rega matching their requirement for low-form issue cartridges. With its slender cartridge housing and customary half-inch mounting, a 2MR cart is claimed to “seamlessly combine and not using a want for modifications or spacers beneath the tonearm, enabling fast and straightforward mounting with simply two screws,” in accordance with the corporate.

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Ortofon 2MR cartridge options embrace a high-performance quad-coil motor system with break up pole pins to “decrease eddy present losses, enhancing channel stability and accuracy,” proprietary Ortofon premium and high-end rubber dampers, and “full compatibility” with the Ortofon 2M collection styli.

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Additionally, the slimline 2MR cartridge physique is claimed to “successfully get rid of the necessity for tonearm spacers, shims, or modifications on turntables needing a low kind issue cartridge.”

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The 2MR collection/setups vary from Mono to Premium, going from the entry-level 2MR Red to the high-end premium 2MR Black LVB 250. You also needs to have the ability to glean what the LVB stands for when you see it revealed within the YouTube clip beneath for its variant mannequin.

The SRPs for the seven members of Ortofon’s 2MR cartridge collection are as follows (from low to excessive, primarily based on the present alternate price as of this posting): 2MR Red (€79, or $84.55 U.S.), 2MR 78 (€149, or $159.50 U.S.), 2MR Blue (€199, or $213 U.S.), 2MR Bronze (€399, or $427 U.S.), 2MR Mono (€399, or $427 U.S.), 2MR Black (€599, or $641 U.S.)and 2MR Black LVB 250 (€999, or $1,069 U.S.)

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To study extra about Ortofon, go right here.

To discover a licensed Ortofon vendor, go right here.



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November 14, 2023 at 12:43AM

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