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Shure M2

Vintage Mono Cartridge

Shure M2


Replacement cartridge for the M12 and M16 tonearms allowing playback of 78rpm records.

Cartridge is of the plug-in type and can be readily removed and replaced.

The M2 has a 2.7 mil radius stylus bearing the model number N2, is 1/2 gram heavier than the M1 and can be used with a needle load of 2 to 3 grams.

For 78rpm and broadcast use


Output: 14mV

Frequency response: 20 to 20,000Hz

Needle tip material: diamond

Needle tip radius: 2.7 mil spherical

Needle tip mass: 1.25mg

Tracking force: 1 to 2g

Recommended load impedance: 10,000 ohms

Replacement stylus: N2


instruction/owners manual  English

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