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For optimized fit on low-profile turntables

2MR Red

The Ortofon 2MR series is designed with a newly developed cartridge housing for optimized fitting on low-profile turntables. With its ultra-slim 3mm height reduction, seamless integration is guaranteed. The cartridge's slimline body eliminates the need for spacers or modifications, ensuring quick, easy mounting with just two screws.

Experience unmatched compatibility with all 2M styli and revel in the high-performance motor system featuring quad coils and split pole pins, exclusive to genuine Ortofon cartridges.


Taking a step into music itself

Accuracy level

With the 2MR Red you will hear the music come to life on its own terms. It is like taking a step into the music itself. This is our entry-level cartridge in the series, but what an entry. The  2MR Red delivers an open, dynamic sound with a slight touch of warmth..


Designed for low-profile turntables


The Ortofon 2MR Red features a specially designed cartridge housing tailored for turntables and tonearms like Rega, matching their requirement for low-form factor cartridges.

With its narrow cartridge housing, it seamlessly integrates without a need for modifications or spacers under the tonearm, enabling quick and easy mounting with just two screws.



Output voltage at 1 kHz, 5cm/sec 5.5 mV
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force 70 μm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral 18 μm/mN
Stylus type Elliptical on Aluminium cantilever
Tracking force, recommended 1.8 g
Coil wire material Copper
Cartridge weight 6 g
2MR cartridge weight 6 grams
Reccomended load resistance 47 kOhm
Recommended load capacitance 150 – 300 pF

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