Ortofon: 2M Red Cartridge Mounted on SH-4 Headshell - 2021 report by Whydis

Ortofon: 2M Red Cartridge Mounted on SH-4 Headshell

Bestselling listening cartridge in its price range. The 2M's strength is its well-roundedness, both in output and design. Sound-wise, the 2M Red features well-balanced, audiophile-quality sound output. The split pole pin design results in clean, clea...

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Look

(5 reviews)
Product

(3 reviews)
Needle

(2 reviews)
Red

(2 reviews)
Turntable

(4 reviews)
Upgrade

(4 reviews)
Stylus

(2 reviews)
Quality

(7 reviews)
Install

(5 reviews)
Investment

(4 reviews)
Delivery

(3 reviews)

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Reviews around look (5.00 of 5)

  • and I’m amazed at the difference in sound quality and it also adds to and improves the look as well

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Reviews around product (5.00 of 5)

  • great product fast delivery
  • i love this product
  • Great product.

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Reviews around needle (5.00 of 5)

  • This needle is fantastic
  • Amazing needle and the style is excellent with top notch sound quality!!!

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Reviews around red (5.00 of 5)

  • love the red.
  • I would certainly recommend the 2M Red, just make sure it will fit your existing head shell first, then get an alignment protractor and you're off to the races...... this cartridge will make you from form ear to ear.

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Reviews around turntable (5.00 of 5)

  • I have the luck of having two turntables and while not audiophile level, they are both pretty decent
  • This cartridge mated to a good turntable used on a good record will help you understand the appeal of analog sound vs digital.
  • It took an already great turntable and made it sound even better
  • My vinyl sounds so much cleaner, the lows are lower the highs are higher and maybe I don't "hear" as well as

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Reviews around upgrade (5.00 of 5)

  • Although you can get the 2M for $99, I think the SH-4 headshell is a worthwhile upgrade
  • My vinyl sounds so much cleaner, the lows are lower the highs are higher and maybe I don't "hear" as well as

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Reviews around stylus (5.00 of 5)

  • The AT was a really great cartridge/stylus, but this 2M Red blows it out of the water.
  • Also, although the transparent red stylus is beautiful to look at, it's very expensive to replace.

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Reviews around quality (4.16 of 5)

  • I love my records and this cartridge produces exceptional sound quality.
  • Product Quality - The build quality of this cartridge/headshell combo is great
  • A great investment and definitely improved the sound quality of my albums
  • Amazing needle and the style is excellent with top notch sound quality!!!
  • Mine showed up with no needle...I’m so bummed
  • Read remaining 7 reviews for quality

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Reviews around install (3.86 of 5)

  • Ortofon red is the best-installed on my Panasonic pl550 -
  • My vinyl sounds so much cleaner, the lows are lower the highs are higher and maybe I don't "hear" as well as
  • Mine showed up with no needle...I’m so bummed

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Reviews around investment (3.75 of 5)

  • Well worth the investment.
  • A great investment and definitely improved the sound quality of my albums
  • Mine showed up with no needle...I’m so bummed
  • A good investment that won’t break the bank.

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Reviews around delivery (3.22 of 5)

  • Mine showed up with no needle...I’m so bummed
  • product as described and fast delivery
  • great product fast delivery

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More about Ortofon: 2M Red Cartridge Mounted on SH-4 Headshell

  • Bestselling listening cartridge in its price range
  • The 2M's strength is its well-roundedness, both in output and design
  • Sound-wise, the 2M Red features well-balanced, audiophile-quality sound output
  • The split pole pin design results in clean, clear sound and less sound colorization
  • The unique exterior design is both visually pleasing and functional with a size and weight that will work with most turntables
  • This version is pre-mounted on a sleek metallic red SH-4 headshell.