Ortofon 2M 78 Moving Magnet Cartridge (Black/Silver)

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Model: 2M78 UPC: 5705796080063 Item: 168350

Ortofon 2M 78 Moving Magnet Cartridge Overview

Increase sonic accuracy with the Ortofon 2M 78 Moving Magnet Cartridge. Featuring a state of the art spherical diamond, this turntable cartridge is ideal for playing 78 RPM shellac records, which demand a larger stylus profile. Your record needle refuses to be beat when reinforced with a refined engine that sets higher standards for accuracy and dependability in your record player tonearm. Packing a frequency range of 20 to 20,000 Hz, this cartridge helps to produce a rich sound while continuing to preserve the integrity of the original record and the foundation of your record player and tonearm. The strapped output produces an equalized output signal from both sets of pole pin, ensuring a more balanced sound from your vinyl. This phono cartridge removes the need for mono-specific equipment. Now, you can enjoy authentic mono reproduction, minus the need for any stereo playback systems. With the 2M 78, you truly have a top choice for better, easier vinyl sound.

Product Information

Product highlights

  • Moving magnet (MM) turntable cartridge offers high output signal
  • Split pole pins offer flat frequency response similar to that of moving coil (MC) cartridge
  • Strapped output allows each pin to produce the same signal, resulting in a true mono sound even through stereo speakers
  • Spherical stylus designed for 78 RPM shellac records that require a larger stylus profile
  • Output voltage: 1000 Hz, 5 cm/sec: 4 mV
  • Frequency range at -3 dB: 20 to 20.000 Hz
  • Frequency response: 20 to 20,000 Hz 3/-1 dB 
  • Tracking ability (315 Hz, lateral): 70 micrometers
  • Tracking angle: 20 degrees
  • Improved record needle engine provides a high level of sonic accuracy
  • Dimensions: 0.71" H x 0.73" W x 0.95" D 
  • Weight: 0.25 oz.
  • Warranty: 1 Year - World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support



  • Output voltage at 1,000Hz, 5cm/sec: 4mV
  • Frequency range at -3dB: 20 - 20,000Hz
  • Frequency response: 20 - 20,000Hz 3/-1dB
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force - 70µm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 18µm/mN
  • Stylus type: Spherical
  • Stylus tip radius: R 65 µm
  • Tracking force range: 1.6 - 2g (16 - 20mN)
  • Tracking force, recommended - 1.8g (18mN)
  • Tracking angle: 20°
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance: 700 ohm
  • Internal inductance: 300mH
  • Recommended load resistance: 47kOhm
  • Recommended load capacitance: 150 - 300pF

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • 2M 78 Stylus



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