Ortofon 2MR Black Moving Magnet Cartridge (for Rega turntables)

$899 $999
By Ortofon


For optimized fit on low-profile turntables

2MR Black

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.

Accuracy level

The 2M Black is the flagship of the series and it lives up to this with flying colors. You can hear every little detail in the music from every part of the spectrum. Just the way the artist wanted you to. With the 2M Black, you will not only hear the music, but you will sense the presence of the artist in the room while listening to your favorite records.


The 2M Black is graced with a Shibata diamond that gives it contact with the groove like nothing else. The slim, highly polished profile allows an exceedingly wide contact area to the groove walls and ensures notably detailed reproduction throughout the spectrum, including even the most high frequency groove information.

Premium and high-end low form factor cartridges for use on turntables like Rega

Newly developed low form factor cartridge housing within the famous 2M series:

  • Slimline cartridge body - Effectively eliminates the need for tonearm spacers, shims or modifications
  • 100% compatibility with the 2M styli - All Ortofon 2M styli fits on all 2MR cartridge models
  • Standard half inch mounting - Quick and easy mounting on the tonearms with just two screws
  • A complete series ranging from Mono to Premium: 2MR Red to High-end: 2MR Black LVB 250

2MR Black:

  • Nude Shibata diamond on an aluminium cantilever with a High-end Ortofon rubber damper
  • Quad coil motor system with four sliver-plated copper coils and four split pole pins
  • With 2MR Black you can hear every little detail in the music from every part of the spectrum.


Shipping Height 0.09m
Shipping Width 0.12m
Shipping Depth 0.03m
Shipping Weight 0.05kg


  • Output voltage at 1 kHz, 5cm/sec
    5 mV
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force
    80 μm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral
    20 μm/mN
  • Stylus type
    Nude Shibata on Aluminum cantilever
  • Tracking force, recommended
    1.5 g
  • Coil wire material
    Silver-plated OFC
  • Cartridge weight
    6 g
  • Stylus colour
  • Recommended load capacitance
    150 – 300 pF