2M Blue

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Ortofon 2M Blue, Audiophile Man, September 2018

Audiophile Man, September 2018

Reviewed By: Paul Rigby
Rating: 8/10 

Comments of Note:
"the music featured less noise and greater precision in the upper mids"

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Ortofon 2M Blue, What Hi-Fi?, April 2017

What Hi-Fi?, April 2017

Sound: 4 Stars
Compatibility: 4 stars
Build: 4 stars
Score: 4 stars

Comments of Note:
"The 2M Blue is a capable and reasonably even-handed cartridge."

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Ortofon 2M Blue, Hi-Fi Choice, September 2013

Hi-Fi Choice, October 2013

Feature: 'Cartridges Grouptest - £150 - £235'
Sound Quality: 5 Stars
Value For Money: 5 Stars
Build Quality: 4 Stars
Features: 5 Stars
Overall Score: 5 Stars

Comments of Note:
“The body is threaded and extremely easy to fit and align.”
“The Ortofon immediately demonstrates that it has a seriously impressive output level that should allow but the most feeble phono stages to deliver a healthy volume”
“The performance is clear and open with an impressive sense of drive and attack to it.”
“The 2M Blue powers through Little Feat and marries agility and speed with impressive tonality.”
“Across all the recordings, the performance with voices in particular is among the very best in group and the Ortofon goes about arranging everything in a clear and easy to follow soundstage.”
“The 2M Blue also manages to adjust its scale between small and intimate and vast easily and convincingly.”
“This is well built and – thanks to the supplied tools – easy to install cartridge that offers a very capable sonic performance and the high regard this cartridge is held in seems entirely justified.”
“Powerful and engaging sound; easy to install; excellent accessories”

Ortofon 2M Blue, Hi-Fi News, Feb 2008

Hi-Fi News, February 2008

Reviewed by: Andrew Harrison

Comments of Note:
"...the Ortofon worked fine from new and cold..."
"...well - focused and relatively neutral sound, tidy and tuneful."
"...not so obviously contoured in the mid-bass and treble, sounding...more focused around a level midband....could find low bass where needed."
"...given rock or jazz material...had a very impressive ability to sound balanced...allowing a performance to be listened into with ease."
"...will suit anyone after a more natural sound..."

Ortofon 2M Blue, Hi-Fi World, May 2007

Hi-Fi World, May 2007

Reviewed By: Noel Keywood
Rating: 5/5 Globes

Comments of Note:
"Exceptional insight and smoothness allied to fine tracking makes this a great buy for those seeking a modern sound"