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Ortofon 2M Bronze Moving Magnet Cartridge

Brand: Ortofon
Product Code: ORT-2MBNZ-MM-CTG
Warranty: 2 Years
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Ortofon 2M Bronze

Ortofon has optimised 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.


Key Features

  • The 2M Bronze features a Nude Fine Line diamond, which is particularly suited for demanding applications. The slim profile of the Fine Line stylus will track even the highest frequency information, making it a must for discerning listeners. Additionally, its larger footprint ensures reduced distortion and record wear.
  • The cartridge body is manufactured from Hopelex, an environment-friendly material which ensures high rigidity while eliminating unwanted resonances.
  • The 2M Bronze uses a special upgraded engine, featuring split pole pins with a silver plated copper wire.

The 2M Series is Designed for Precise and Accurate Retrieval of the Information in the Record Groove

The 2M Series is developed in conjunction with the Danish Industrial designer Møller Jensen Design – the same designer who designed the award winning MC Jubilee and Kontrapunkt series. Inspired by the facets of a diamond, whose contours gracefully trace the grooves on a record’s surface, the 2M’s handsome elegance establishes a great combination of form and functionality.

The name 2M was selected from among several ideas. We wanted a modern name that would be easy to pronounce and remember, and therefore an alphanumerical name was chosen. 2M means MM, which is the abbreviation for moving magnet.

Of course the 2M isn’t just another pretty face. It has been engineered to the highest standards and is congruent with Ortofon’s unrelenting commitment to providing the most precise and accurate reproduction possible without coloration.

Each of the 2M Series cartridges has its own individual sonic expression, and all five models together represent the ensemble of five classic variations:

  • 2M Mono SE, 2M Mono and 2M 78 are a true mono cartridges for playing mono vinyl records
  • 2M Red is an all-purpose cartridge that delivers open, dynamic sound with a slight touch of warmth
  • 2M Blue adds more dynamics and resolution, sounds more open and reproduces more details
  • 2M Bronze adds even more details and resolution but in a very even handed way that pays respect to all elements
  • 2M Black is the best of everything, true to the groove with resolution and accurate insight into each recording

The 2M series of cartridges features Ortofon’s trademark split pole pins, an invention that enables moving magnet cartridges to have a flat frequency response, as with a moving coil cartridge. Split pole pins were invented by Ortofon, and were originally presented in the 500 series and OM Super series.

We have optimised 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 Bronze Technical Data
Output Voltage at 1 kHz, 5 cm/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 Response 20-20,000 Hz +2 / -0 dB
Tracking Ability at 315 Hz at Recommended Tracking Force 80 µm
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral 22 µm/mN
Stylus Type Nude Fine Line
Stylus Tip Radius r/R 8/40 µm
Tracking Force Range 1.4-1.7 g (14-17 mN)
Tracking Force, Recommended 1.5 g (15 mN)
Tracking Angle 20°
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/Bronze
Cartridge Weight Without Screws 7.2 g
Replacement Stylus Unit 2M Bronze (Interchangeable with 2M Black and 2M Black LVB 250)
Stylus Lifetime Up to 1000 Hours without Degradation of Performance (with Proper Care)
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