Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge MM Cartridge

Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge

MM Cartridge

In stock
£94.95
"Ortofon cartridges are very informative and well extended at both frequency extremes and this one seems to fit that pattern. In fact the treble is notably clean and tidy, full of life without ever becoming strident or harsh." Tech Radar.

A great first upgrade

If you're looking for a step-up in performance from your existing budget cartridge then the Ortofon 2M Red is hard to beat. Featuring Ortofon's unique split pole pins, the 2M Red gives an even and balanced response making the music sound as natural as possible. The highly polished, tipped elliptical diamond gives excellent tracking without causing excessive wear to your vinyl, and as it's supplied with a simple to use fitting kit, swapping it over is easy.

Already used as standard on many mid-range turntables, the Ortofon 2M Red is the ideal upgrade.

Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Free UK delivery on orders over £50

Next working day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call our Telesales team for details.

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.
"Ortofon cartridges are very informative and well extended at both frequency extremes and this one seems to fit that pattern. In fact the treble is notably clean and tidy, full of life without ever becoming strident or harsh." Tech Radar.

A great first upgrade

If you're looking for a step-up in performance from your existing budget cartridge then the Ortofon 2M Red is hard to beat. Featuring Ortofon's unique split pole pins, the 2M Red gives an even and balanced response making the music sound as natural as possible. The highly polished, tipped elliptical diamond gives excellent tracking without causing excessive wear to your vinyl, and as it's supplied with a simple to use fitting kit, swapping it over is easy.

Already used as standard on many mid-range turntables, the Ortofon 2M Red is the ideal upgrade.
Brand Ortofon
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic service from Plymouth branch Having won a £50 Richer Sound voucher I decided to upgrade my Denon DP300 F to this outstanding cartridge. Even during Covid restrictions the person named J gladly fitted it for free at an agreed date and all done on the same day. This cartridge is worth the effort and the red housing looks great on any black turntable. Really pleased with how it looks and sounds.
Date published: 2020-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vast improvement on sound Replacement wasn't needed I purchased to compare quality and was blown away, awesome.
Date published: 2020-07-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Different sounds After reading reviews i was a bit sceptical about it making a difference but have to say pleasantly surprised so worth the purchase .
Date published: 2020-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sound investment Bought this cartridge to 'rejuvenate' my old Dual CS505-1 turntable, having bought a new amp. Easy to fit, looks the part, but more importantly sounds really good. Has brought the old turntable up to date and is more green than ditching the whole turntable for a new one
Date published: 2020-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Having dusted off my Revolver, I immediately started to wonder if I could improve it at all. Has stock arm and somewhat newer AT95. I was actually after the Goldring E3, but that was out of stock and I was politely steered towards the 2M Red as an alternative. A bit more expensive but still not at all a lot of money. Arrived today, 2 days ahead of schedule, and I tried it straight away. An astonishing improvement. Clarity and separation are massively improved and detail appears that I had no idea was in there. If you're after a decent upgrade at a very decent price then I would highly recommend one of these.
Date published: 2020-07-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great value I had some reservations after reading some negative reviews, but I needed a new cartridge fairly quickly for a Technics sl 1210 I had just ordered, my old 1210 was running on a Stanton 500 and a new stylus is not possible without buying a cheap generic one. Obviously the being aimed for home use versus the Stanton which is aimed at DJs there is a noticeable difference with badly looked after records, but sound wise there is very little in it. This cartridge does not deserve the bad reviews it has had, there are better, but for the money it is excellent and using this has given me the confidence to upgrade to either the Bronze cartridge or a Blue stylus in the near future, I find it quite clean and of a good quality, a true audiophile might want to pay more for something better, but for the money this is an excellent purchase.
Date published: 2020-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New stylus Greatly improved quality of sound on my system good service
Date published: 2020-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound, fantastic detail. So happy I chose this cartridge, much loved vinyl hasn’t sounded so good.
Date published: 2020-06-14
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Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 65.
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Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Free UK delivery on orders over £50

Next working day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call our Telesales team for details.

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.