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2MR Low Profile Cartridge for Rega Turntables

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#TTLcomponent: 💎Highly Recommended

  • 👉 the 2M Red is our most popular entry-level audiophile listening cartridge at an excellent price point
  • Ortofon's 2M series offers balanced sound, sturdy cantilever designs, & easy mounting
  • NEW 2MR line is smaller (14mm tall) & lighter (6g) than the standard 2M cartridge - designed for Rega tonearms
  • 🔎 when you're ready to upgrade, you can swap the 2M Red stylus with the 2M Blue stylus
  • note: on the outside the 2M cartridge bodies are identical across the line, but if you're looking to go from Red/Blue stylus -> Bronze/Black stylus, that's a no-go. only the Bronze should be upgraded to the Black stylus due to mechanical upgrades within the Bronze + Black cartridge bodies (the quad coils are different: Red/Blue are Copper & Bronze/Black are Silver-Plated)

📌LAB POINTS

  • industry standard audiophile cartridges, now perfectly made for your Rega turntable! Recommended.
  • moving magnet (mm) design; Red has a diamond-tipped elliptical stylus, there are incremental upgrades to the styli up the line: Blue = nude elliptical diamond, Bronze = nude fine line diamond, Black = nude Shibata diamond, LVB 250 = Boron cantilever (upgrade from Aluminum,) Mono & 78 = nude spherical diamond
  • Slimline cartridge body effectively eliminates the need for tonearm spacers, shims or modifications
  • please note: Ortofon 2MR cartridges were designed for Rega turntables/tonearms, and similar models. they feature a slimmer body specifically designed to work mod-free with all Rega turntables. if you own any other turntable, please purchase a regular Ortofon 2M cartridge
  • balanced, clean output & easy half-inch mounting
  • upgradeable/interchangeable styli: the 2M Blue stylus can slide onto the 2M Red's body, the Black onto Bronze's, & the Mono onto 78's (& vice versa)

"The well-rounded 2M Red is our bestselling listening cartridge in its price range. An excellent choice for your first foray into audiophile cartridges; plus the ability to upgrade to the 2M Blue stylus later. With the 2MR line, Ortofon have considerately expanded their most popular line to account for those who listen with Rega, or similar, turntables. Making those listener's lives just a bit easier, all while maintaining the standards they set for sound quality & pricing." - TTL

🔎2MR RED TECH SPECS (please see respective cartridge listings for tech specs)

  • output voltage: 5.5mV
  • frequency response: 20 ~ 20Hz +3/-1dB
  • tracking force range: 1.6 ~ 2.0g
  • tracking force recommended: 1.8g
  • tracking angle: 20 degrees
  • weight: 6g
  • height: 14mm, or ~.55" (just under 9/16")
  • replacement stylus: Ortofon 2M Red Stylus

📦2MR RED + BLUE COME WITH

  • 1x stylus brush
  • 1x screwdriver
  • mounting screws

📦2MR BRONZE, BLACK, MONO + 78 COME WITH

    UPC: 5705796080506, 5705796080513, 5705796080520, 5705796080537, 5705796080568, 5705796080582, 5705796080575

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