Music Hall Ikura LP player & Ortofon 2M Blue phono cartridge Specifications

Sidebar 1: Specifications

Music Hall Ikura Turntable and Tonearm: Motor: DC synchronous. Speeds: 331/3 & 45rpm (manual change). Speed deviation: ±0.9%. Wow & flutter: ±0.15%. Rumble: below –70dB max. Platter diameter: 11.81" (303mm). Platter weight: 2 lbs (0.91kg). Armtube material: aluminum. Effective tonearm length: 8.92" (228.6mm). Tonearm weight w/o counterweight: 250gm. Effective tonearm mass: 11gm. Overhang: 0.7" (18mm). Mounting distance of arm base: 212mm. Compatible cartridge weights: 2.0–16.0gm. Power supply: 115V/60Hz or 230V/50Hz. Power consumption: 2VA.
Dimensions: 20.2" (513mm) W by 6" (152mm) H by 15.25" (387mm) D (with dustcover closed). Weight: 20 lbs (9.1kg).
Serial number of unit reviewed: 000165.
Price: $1200 (with Ortofon 2M Blue cartridge). Approximate number of dealers: 30. Warranty: 1 year.
Manufacturer: Music Hall, 108 Station Road, Great Neck, NY 11021. Tel: (516) 487-3663. Fax: (516) 773-3891. Web:

Ortofon 2M Blue Moving-Magnet Cartridge: Stylus type: nude elliptical. Stylus tip radius: r/R 8/18µm. Output voltage at 1kHz, 5cm/s: 5.5mV. Channel balance at 1kHz: 1.5dB. Channel separation: 25dB at 1kHz; 15dB at 15kHz. Frequency response: 20Hz–25kHz, –3dB; 20Hz–20kHz, +2/–1dB. Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force: 80Êm. Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 20Êm/mN. Tracking force range: 1.6–2.0gm (16–20mN). Tracking force, recommended: 1.8gm (18mN). Tracking angle: 20°. Internal impedance, DC resistance: 1.3k ohm. Internal inductance: 700mH. Recommended load resistance: 47k ohms. Recommended load capacitance: 150–300pF. Weight: 7.2gm.
Serial number of unit reviewed: Not noted.
Price: $236. Approximate number of dealers: Not noted.
Manufacturer: Ortofon, Denmark. US Distributor: 500 Executive Blvd. Suite 102. Ossining, NY 10562. Tel: (914) 762-8646. Fax: (914) 762-8649. Web:

Music Hall
108 Station Road
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 487-3663