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Ortofon - 2M 78 Pre-Mounted on SH-4 Headshell (Special Order)

by Ortofon
Why Pay Full Price? Why Pay Full Price?
Original price $269.00
Original price $269.00 - Original price $269.00
Original price $269.00
Current price $245.00
$245.00 - $245.00
Current price $245.00
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Experience the vivid textures of your favourite 78 rpm shellac records with the Ortofon - 2M 78, pre-mounted on an SH-4 Headshell. Revel in the meticulous sonic accuracy and high rigidity delivered by the advanced engine and robust Hopelex cartridge body. This prestigious turntable accessory deftly eliminates unwanted resonances and faithfully replicates the true mono heritage of your music, without the need for mono-specific equipment. With uncompromising compatibility across an extensive range of playback systems and phono preamps, the 2M Series' distinct commitment to superior audio reproduction is undeniable. Immerse yourself in the nuanced beauty of your vinyls, as the larger, spherical diamond stylus tip gracefully traces the grooves of your records. Rediscover and revitalise your classic collection with the Ortofon - 2M 78 amply enhancing the depth and dynamism of your audio experience.

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ℹ Product Information

Ortofon - 2M 78 Pre-Mounted on SH-4 Headshell

Step into a new realm of music with the Ortofon - 2M 78 Pre-Mounted on SH-4 Headshell. This state-of-the-art audio component boasts a superior engine, delivering a high level of sonic accuracy that'll bring your music to life like never before. This cartridge is tailored specifically for 78 rpm shellac records with its Spherical diamond stylus tip that provides optimal playback while its high-rigidity Hopelex body eliminates unwanted resonances for pristine sound quality. Fitted with a strapped output, the 2M 78 promises equal output signals from both sets of pole pins, thus making mono reproduction possible on any stereo playback system, and so, nullifying the need for mono-specific equipment. Plus, it's part of the 2M Series, renowned for their universal compatibility with a myriad of playback systems and a wide array of phono preamps. Performance specifications like output voltage at 1000Hz, 5cm/sec at 4mV, and frequency response of 20-20000 Hz +3 / -1 dB are reflective of its superior operational ability. In addition, it features an optimal tracking force range of 1.6-2.0g and a recommended tracking force of 1.8g. Its streamlined black and grey design is as aesthetically pleasing as it is functional, making it the perfect addition to your hi-fi system. A purchase comes with a cartridge weight without screws of 7.2 g and a pre-mounted cartridge weight of 16.7 g. The Ortofon - 2M 78 Pre-Mounted on SH-4 Headshell is not just a product; it's an exhilarating musical experience.

Features:

  1. Improved Engine: The 2M 78 features an upgraded engine that delivers high sonic accuracy, capturing every detail of your music for an immersive audio experience.
  2. Spherical Diamond Stylus: Designed specifically for 78 rpm shellac records, the larger stylus profile provides optimal playback performance and protects your records from wear.
  3. High-Rigidity Hopelex Body: The cartridge body is made from high-rigidity Hopelex which minimizes unwanted resonance and ensures the purest sound quality.
  4. Strapped Output: This feature ensures equal output signal from both sets of pole pins, making it possible to experience authentic mono sound on any stereo playback system without requiring mono-specific equipment.
  5. Universal Compatibility: As part of the 2M Series, the 2M 78 is compatible with a wide range of playback systems and an assortment of phono preamps, ensuring easy integration into any audio setup.
  6. High Performance Specifications: With outstanding numbers such as a 4mV output voltage at 1kHz, and a frequency response of 20-20,000 Hz ±3 / -1 dB, the 2M 78 captures all the nuances of your music with unwavering precision.
  7. Optimal Tracking Force: The tracking force range of 1.6-2.0g and recommended tracking force of 1.8g ensures stable tracking for peak performance.
  8. Stylish Design: With its elegant black and grey design, the 2M 78 not only delivers superior audio performance, but also adds a touch of sophistication to your hi-fi system.

Benefits:

  1. Unparalleled Accuracy: The upgraded engine and high performance specifications provide an unparalleled level of sonic accuracy, capturing every nuance in your music with incredible clarity.
  2. Optimal Playback: The spherical diamond stylus offers optimal playback of your cherished 78 rpm shellac records, protecting them from damage while delivering exceptional sound quality.
  3. Enhanced Sound Quality: The high-rigidity Hopelex body minimizes unwanted resonances for pristine sound quality without any distortion.
  4. Universal Use: With its strapped output and universal compatibility, the 2M 78 allows for authentic mono reproduction on any stereo system, eliminating the need for mono-specific equipment.
  5. Easy Integration: Thanks to the universal compatibility of the 2M Series, integrating the 2M 78 into any audio setup is quick and hassle-free.
  6. Precise Tracking: With the optimal tracking force range and recommended tracking force, the 2M 78 ensures perfect, stable playback for breathtaking audio reproduction.
  7. Aesthetically Pleasing: The sleek black and grey design complement any hi-fi system, enhancing not just the sound quality, but also the visual appeal of your setup.
Specification Details
Product Name Ortofon - 2M 78 Pre-Mounted on SH-4 Headshell
Engine Improved, provides high level of sonic accuracy
Stylus Tip Spherical diamond, ideal for 78 rpm shellac records
Cartridge Body Made of Hopelex, ensuring high rigidity
Output Strapped, delivers identical output signal from both pole pin sets
Compatibility Excellent with various playback systems and phono preamps
Output Voltage 4 mV at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec
Frequency Response 20-20,000 Hz + 3 / - 1 dB
Tracking Ability at 315Hz 70 µm at recommended tracking force
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral 18 µm/mN
Stylus Tip Radius R 65 µm
Tracking Force Range 1.6-2.0g (16-20 mN)
Recommended Tracking Force 1.8 g (18 mN)
Internal Impedance, DC Resistance 700 Ohm
Internal Inductance 350 mH
Recommended Load Resistance 47 kOhm
Recommended Load Capacitance 150-300 pF
Tracking Angle 20°
Cartridge Colour, Body/Stylus Black/Grey
Cartridge Weight Without Screws 7.2 g
Premounted Cartridge Weight 16.7 g
Special Features Eliminates need for mono-specific equipment, possible to enjoy mono reproduction on any stereo playback system

In conclusion, The Audio Tailor invites you to elevate your audio pleasure with the top-notch Ortofon - 2M 78 Pre-Mounted on SH-4 Headshell. This isn't simply a cartridge; it's an invitation to immerse yourself in an unparalleled musical journey, one tailored for vinyl connoisseurs who value both performance and design. This special order product marries innovative engineering with stunning aesthetics to provide you with indisputable audio refinement. Whether you play shellac records, stereo, or mono soundtracks, this device's vast compatibility offers the promise of pure, undistorted sound in every play. With the Ortofon - 2M 78 on your system, you don't just listen to music - you live it. Revel in the richness of sound this exclusive Ortofon offering serves up. Contact The Audio Tailor today, Australia's #1 Hi-Fi Store, and order this exceptional audio component. It's time to explore the undiluted, standout aural bliss that only the Ortofon - 2M 78 Pre-Mounted on SH-4 Headshell can deliver. Elevate your sound. Refine your experience. Make your special order now!

ℹ Specifications
Specification Details
Product Name Ortofon - 2M 78 Pre-Mounted on SH-4 Headshell
Engine Improved, provides high level of sonic accuracy
Stylus Tip Spherical diamond, ideal for 78 rpm shellac records
Cartridge Body Made of Hopelex, ensuring high rigidity
Output Strapped, delivers identical output signal from both pole pin sets
Compatibility Excellent with various playback systems and phono preamps
Output Voltage 4 mV at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec
Frequency Response 20-20,000 Hz + 3 / - 1 dB
Tracking Ability at 315Hz 70 µm at recommended tracking force
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral 18 µm/mN
Stylus Tip Radius R 65 µm
Tracking Force Range 1.6-2.0g (16-20 mN)
Recommended Tracking Force 1.8 g (18 mN)
Internal Impedance, DC Resistance 700 Ohm
Internal Inductance 350 mH
Recommended Load Resistance 47 kOhm
Recommended Load Capacitance 150-300 pF
Tracking Angle 20°
Cartridge Colour, Body/Stylus Black/Grey
Cartridge Weight Without Screws 7.2 g
Premounted Cartridge Weight 16.7 g
Special Features Eliminates need for mono-specific equipment, possible to enjoy mono reproduction on any stereo playback system

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