Ortofon

Ortofon 2M Black LVB 250 Cartridge

£829

Built to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Ludwig Van Beethoven the Ortofon 2M Black LVB 250 Cartridge has a Nude Shibata diamond stylus, mounted on a boron cantilever. 

The 2M Black from Ortofon is widely acknowledged as being one of the best MM cartridges on the market, being open, fast, detailed, vivid, full of vitality and sonically spectacular. The 2M Black LVB 250 Cartridge further improves on this, the Nude Shibata stylus’s slim, highly polished profile allows for an exceedingly wide contact area with the record groove walls and ensures notably detailed reproduction throughout the spectrum, including even the highest frequencies. The use of an extremely stiff and lightweight Boron cantilever adds remarkable transparency, speed, and responsiveness to the sound.

Technical Data

Output Voltage (at 1kHz, 5cm/sec): 5mV
Channel Balance at 1kHz: <1dB
Channel Separation at 1kHz: >27dB
Channel Separation at 15kHz: 15dB
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz: +2 / -1dB
Tracking Ability at 315Hz: Typically 80μm
Compliance, Dynamic, Lateral: 22μm / mN
Stylus Type: Nude Shibata
Stylus Tip Radius r / R: 6 / 50μm
Tracking Force Range: 1.5 - 1.7g (15 - 17mN)
Recommended Tracking Force: 1.6g (16mN)
Tracking Angle: 20º
Internal Impedance / DC Resistance: 1.2kΩ
Internal Inductance: 630mH
Recommended Load Resistance: 47kΩ
Recommended Load Capacitance: 150 - 300pF
Cartridge Colour Body / Stylus: Black / Black
Cartridge Weight: 7.2g
Replacement Stylus Unit: Stylus 2M Black LVB 250
Interchangeable with: 2M Bronze
2M Black

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