So where does the Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge fit into your world? Firstly, it is an Absolute Sound magazine Product of the Year Winner which shows it has impressed it's reviewers in the industry. The 2M Series is designed for precise and accurate retrieval of information in the record groove. In other words, your music sounds sweeter and more detailed.
Ortofon, a name synomonous with high fidelity sound reproduction, started with humble beginnings in 1918. Ortofon became world famous in 1948 when they developed a new pick up arm and pickup that could reproduce the new method of cutting records that had been implemented circa 1945. The name Ortofon is derived from the Greek words "Orto" (meaning correct) and fon (meaning sound).
In 1959 the Ortofon phono cartridge came to market bringing with it the opportunity to enjoy an era of great musical creativity. In 1977, the moving coil cartridge, the MC20II, introduced a new damping system which ensured high tracking ability in the record groove.
Moving into the Millenium, Ortofon has not only survived the ebb and flow of vinyl, but is continuously investing in the technology to ensure that they continue to be a leading phono cartridge manufacturer.
A record groove is a difficult place for a stylus to travel. However, with an Ortofon 2M Red you come many steps closer to tracking accurately and experiencing the world of vinyl that we all deserve. Music is to be enjoyed and we should be immersed in the atmosphere of it. The Ortofon 2M Red cartridge brings an open dynamic sound with a touch of warmth to all of your favourite tunes and even some new ones.