2M Black Verso
The 2M Black Verso is identical to the standard 2M Black, but is designed to be used on turntables whose mounting scheme requires the cartridge be affixed from underneath the headshell.
2M are designed for precise and accurate retrieval of the information in the record groove. Our philosophy is to play the record sound as accurate as possible, without coloring the sound. We have optimized the design for ease of mounting the cartridge, weight and size to fit the most common turntables at the market today.
The name 2M was selected among several ideas. We wanted a modern name that would be easy to pronounce and to remember, and therefore an alpha numerical name was chosen. 2M means MM, which is the abbreviation for moving magnet.
The 2M Black is the new moving magnet flagship from Ortofon. The 2M black is graced with a Shibata diamond stylus â the same diamond as on the acclaimed MC Jubilee. Its slim, highly polished profile allows an exceedingly wide contact area to the groove walls and ensures notably detailed reproduction throughout the spectrum, including even the most high frequency groove information. Users of the 2M Black will enjoy the benefit of impeccable sound quality, along with reduced record & stylus wear and reduced distortion and phase error as a result of the diamondâs improved tracking geometry.
The cartridge body used for the 2M Black is manufactured from a newly-developed Lexan DMX Piano Black, a revolutionary material which ensures high rigidity while eliminating unwanted resonances. The 2M Black uses a special upgraded engine, featuring split pole pins with a silver plated copper wire.
Output voltage at 1000Hz, 5cm/sec. 5 mV Channel balance at 1kHz 1 dB Channel separation at 1kHz 26 dB Channel separation at 15 kHz 15 dB Frequency range at -3dB 20-31,000 Hz Frequency response 20-20.000 Hz +2/-0 dB Tracking ability at 315 Hz at recommended tracking force 80 Î¼m Compliance, dynamic lateral 22 Âµm/mN Stylus type Nude Shibata Stylus tip radius r/R 8/40 Âµm Tracking force range 1.4-1.7g (14-17 mN) Tracking force recommended 1.5 g (15 mN) Tracking angle 20Â° Internal impedance, DC resistance 1.2 kOhm Internal inductance 630 mH Recommended load resistance 47 kOhm Recommended load capacitance 150-300 pF Cartridge weight 7.2 g Replacement stylus unit 2M Black