Ortofon 2M Blue MAGNETIC Cartridge
In number, magnetic cartridges for Hi-Fi use are clearly dominant. The first magnetic cartridge from Ortofon, the M 15, was intro-
duced in 1969, and a new era began with the result, that Ortofon within few yars became one of the world´s leading cartridge manufacturers. The magnetic range from Ortofon today goes from economic budget models to high-end sophisticated designs.
Ortofon has designed and manufactured magnetic cartridges for about
30 years. In providing an economic alternative to the renowned Ortofon
moving coil cartridges, the magnetic models have eatablished a firm
position for themselves among music lovers and audiophiles all over
Naturally, the magnetic cartridges also benefit from Ortofon’s research
and experience in transducer technology. Sophisticated styli, light and
rigid cantilevers, and advanced magnetic circuitry have produced a level
of quality which is state-of-the-art within the magnetic category.The
present magnetic range consist of several different lines, covering every possible combination of sound quality, mounting standard, and price.
Your investment in an entry level cartridge from Ortofon’s magnetic range
never becomes worthless. As your awareness of musical details develops,
and your demands to audio equipment increase, it is nice to know that
all stylus units for the different lines, are completely interchangeable within
their own series.
Lovers of the realistic reproduction of music in the home are discovering in increasing numbers, that the analogue technology of the black vinyl record
is still superior to the digital Compact Disc by a comfortable margin.
Ortofon 2M Blue MM cartridge (OCTMBL)
The 2M Blue uses the same structure as the Red but reaches deeper into the groove with its new highly polished nude elliptical stylus. The result is far better tracing and quieter reproduction. The 2M Blue easily outperforms the older OM30 by a significant margin.