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2M 78 (78rpm Mono) Cartridge

SKU cr-306

audiophile listening cartridge for 78 shellacs
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  • high-end audiophile cartridge from Ortofon for playing shellac 78s
  • delivers true mono sound for a wide range of turntable setups
  • spherical diamond stylus optimal for playing shellac 78s
  • improved engine, which provides a high level of sonic accuracy
  • interchangeable w/ 2M Mono stylus
  • fits most turntables

"2M 78 uses a strapped output to deliver the same output signal from both sets of pole pins. This effectively eliminates the need for mono-specific equipment, making it possible to enjoy true mono reproduction on any stereo playback system." - Ortofon


  • output voltage: 5 mV
  • frequency response: 20 ~ 20Hz +2/-1dB
  • tracking force range: 1.4 ~ 1.7g
  • tracking force recommended: 1.5g
  • tracking angle: 20 degrees
  • weight: 7.2g
  • replacement stylus: Ortofon 2M 78 Stylus


  • 1x Stylus Brush
  • 1x Screwdriver
  • Screws
  • 1x Stylus Pressure Gauge

    UPC: 5705796080063

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