Spektra Direkt 2 from FK Irons: Review & Guide

Simplicity at its best, the FK Irons Spektra Direkt 2 is compatible with all standard needles and cartridges, with most conventional and screw-on grips, and it comes with a grommet-less clip-on armature.

Spektra Direkt 2


If you’re looking after a tattoo machine that needs zero maintenance, the Spektra Direkt 2 could be it. This machine, together with the Spektra Direkt model, provides unrivaled versatility and requires little to no maintenance.

The gun uses standard needles and cartridges and is also compatible with all conventional back stem or screw-on cartridge grips. You won’t have to use any adapters with this tool, a thing that has a significant impact on this gun’s simplicity.

Robust and consistent, the Direkt 2 comes with a powerful motor that outputs 4.5 watts. Besides speed and torque, the machine also delivers adjustable voltage between 4 and 9.5 volts. It’s perfect for lining and shading, but you can also use it for coloring.

With no lubrication required and ergonomic grip, this gun makes a nice addition to your arsenal.

Spektra Direkt 2 Final Comments

Perfect for most tattooing projects, this Spektra model adapts itself to your needs thanks to the interchangeable stroke caps delivered in 2.8, 3.4, and 4.0 millimeters.

Ideal for lining and shading, the unit also has easily adjustable voltage and is compatible with standard needles and cartridges.

Made from solid aircraft-grade aluminum, the gun is also resistant and durable yet lightweight. With its 2.85 ounces, it has little impact over your performance in time, even when you’re making a sophisticated design that requires hours of tattooing.

Needing no maintenance and coming in 9 attractive colors, the gun is easy to match with your personality. It also comes with the patent-pending hex drive system compatible with the Spektra Edge tattoo machine motor bolts.

Spektra Direkt 2 Tattoo Machine Review

Engineered and manufactured in the USA, the FK Irons Spektra Direkt 2 tattoo machine is backed by a 1-year limited warranty for the motor, and lifetime warranty for some parts.

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  • Brand: FK Irons
  • Type: Rotary
  • Purpose: Lining, Shading, and Coloring
  • Voltage: 5v to 9.5v
  • Frame: Aluminum
  • Grip: 21mm
  • Stroke: 2.8mm
  • Weight: 2.85oz
  • Needle: Single and Cartridge


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