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Ortofon 2m 78

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The 2M 78 Verso model is an alternative product for bottom mount tonearms.


– An improved engine, which provides a high level of sonic accuracy

– Spherical diamond that is perfect for playback of 78 rpm shellac records, which require a larger stylus profile

– 2M 78 uses a strapped output to deliver the same output signal from both sets of pole pins. This effectively eliminates the need for mono-specific equipment, making it possible to enjoy true mono reproduction on any stereo playback system.

– Universal mount fitting a wide range of tonearms.
– Weight with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted 23g. NB: please check the applicable for the tonearm cartridge and headshell weight range and use the auxiliary weight if needed. On Technics models it is vital to use the auxiliary weight.
– The headshell body is manufactured from a special compound used for Medical industry, ensures high rigidity while reducing unwanted vibration
– Elegant hi-tech design
– Length 52mm. Headshell with a 2M cartridge pre-mounted provides correct Baerwald alignment with Ortofon TA-110/ TA-210 tonearms, likewise with the major part of tonearms with universal mount  

Technical data

Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec. – 4 mV
Channel balance at 1 kHz     –
Channel separation at 1 kHz     –
Channel separation at 15 kHz     –
Frequency range at – 3dB  –  20-20.000 Hz
Frequency response  –  20-20.000 Hz + 3 / – 1 dB
Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force – 70 µm
Compliance, dynamic, lateral –  18 µm/mN
Stylus type  – Spherical
Stylus tip radius  –  R 65 µm
Tracking force range  –  1,6-2,0g (16-20 mN)
Tracking force, recommended  – 1,8 g (18 mN)
Tracking angle  –  20°

Internal impedance, DC resistance –  700 Ohm
Internal inductance  –  300 mH
Recommended load resistance  –  47 kOhm
Recommended load capacitance  –  150-300 pF
Cartridge colour, body/stylus  –  Black/Grey
Cartridge weight without screws  –  7,2 g
Replacement stylus unit  –  2M 78 (interchangeable with 2M Mono)

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