- The 2M Black is graced with a Shibata diamond which 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.
- The cartridge body is manufactured from Hopelex, an environment-friendly 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.
have optimized 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.
TNT Audio, April 2016
Reviewer: Graeme Budd
"...the Ortofon's strengths in detail, imaging, tracking and
neutrality make for a compelling case. If you're looking for a
cartridge in this price range, be it MM or MC, it should definitely be
on your shortlist."