Top 9 Cartridges for Turntables – Electronics Features

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1. Ortofon

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Ortofon 2M Red Moving Magnet Cartridge

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Ortofon #ad - Upgrade from stock cartridges. Universal fit for most turntables. The ortofon 2m red is an all-purpose cartridge that delivers open, dynamic sound with a slight touch of warmth. Can be upgraded with an Ortofon Stylus 2M Blue. The ortofon 2m Red features an Elliptical diamond.
BrandOrtofon #ad
ManufacturerOrtofon #ad
Height1.18 Inches
Length4.72 Inches
Weight0.02 Pounds
Width3.54 Inches
Part Number5705796080018
Model2MRED

2. Gemini

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Gemini HDCN-15 Turntable Headshell and Cartridge Silver

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Gemini #ad - Sturdy silver body w/ tracking arm. Elliptical stylus for strong tracking / Stylus cover for extended life span. Rubber washer for snug fit to tone arm /. Country of Origin: China.
BrandGemini #ad
ManufacturerGemini Industries, Inc. #ad
Height20 Inches
Length20 Inches
Weight0.04 Pounds
Width20 Inches
Part NumberHDCN-15
ModelHDCN15
Warranty-.

3. Audio-Technica

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Audio-Technica AT-VM95C Dual Moving Magnet Turntable Cartridge

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Audio-Technica #ad - Threaded inserts in cartridge body enable cartridge to be mounted to headshell with just two screws - no nuts required. Aluminum cantilever. Vm95 series dual magnet cartridge with 06 mil Conical stylus. Specially wound coils increase output voltage. Durable low-resonance polymer Housing.
BrandAudio-Technica #ad
Manufactureraudio-technica #ad
Height3 Inches
Length4 Inches
Weight0.09 Pounds
Width1 Inches
Part NumberAT-VM95C
ModelAT-VM95C
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4. Ortofon

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Ortofon OM Pro S premounted on headshell

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Ortofon #ad - For direct and easy mounting on s-shaped arms. General purpose DJ cartridge. Consistent performer and a fine all-arounder. Features a spherical diamond stylus which minimizes wear. Includes a rugged cantilever which can survive hectic activity at the turntable.
BrandOrtofon #ad
ManufacturerOrtofon #ad
Height1.3 Inches
Length4.7 Inches
Weight0.01 Pounds
Width3.5 Inches
Part NumberOM PRO S PREMOUNT
ModelOM PRO S

5. Audio-Technica

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Audio-Technica VM760SLC Dual Moving Magnet Special Line Contact Stylus Stereo Turntable Cartridge

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Audio-Technica #ad - Die-cast aluminum alloy housing reduces vibration and adds a natural electrical shield. Special line contact stylus traces record grooves with incredible accuracy and minimum abrasion for nuanced audio reproduction, low distortion and low record wear. Dual magnets match the left and right channels in a stereo record groove for outstanding channel separation and extended frequency response. Includes aluminum tapered cantilever and mounting hardware. Center shield plate between the left and right channels reduces crosstalk. Paratoroidal coils improve generating efficiency.
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ManufacturerRetail Solutions (CASCADE) #ad
Height4 Inches
Length4 Inches
Weight0.22 Pounds
Width2 Inches
Part NumberVM760SLC
ModelVM760SLC
WarrantyU.S. One-Year Limited End-User Warranty

6. Audio-Technica

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Audio-Technica AT-VM95E/H Turntable Headshell/Cartridge Combo Kit

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Audio-Technica #ad - Threaded inserts in cartridge body enable cartridge to be mounted to head shell with just two screws - no nuts required. Universal 1/2"-mount head shell for 4-pin Turntable cartridges. Vm95 series dual magnet cartridge with 03 x 07 mil Elliptical stylus. Specially wound coils increase output voltage and Aluminum cantilever. Note: this part of the stylus is extremely delicate and can bend from any slight force.
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Manufactureraudio-technica #ad
Height3 Inches
Length4 Inches
Weight0.02 Pounds
Width2 Inches
Part NumberAT-VM95E/H
ModelAT-VM95E/H
WarrantyU.S. One-Year Limited End-User Warranty

7. Numark

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Perfect for Mixing & Scratching, Numark CC-1 | Premium, Ultra-Robust DJ Cartridge Headshell & Stylus for Turntables

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Numark #ad - Hear every detail - full range frequency response from 20-20, 000 Hz. Robust, reliable - Precision-engineered circular diamond stylus tip. Style-driven design - Sleek, slim-line design that's robust and easy-to-handle. Ready for anything - Professional, highly-versatile cartridge suitable for every DJ style. Consistent quality, enhanced Fidelity - High-output and enhanced tracking ideal for spinning and scratch enthusiasts alike.
BrandNumark #ad
ManufacturerNumark #ad
Height1 Inches
Length3 Inches
Weight0.1 Pounds
Width1 Inches
Part NumberCC1
ModelCC-1
Warranty1 year parts and labor.

8. Audio-Technica

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Audio-Technica VM540ML/H Turntable Headshell/Cartridge Combo Kit

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Audio-Technica #ad - Paratoroidal coils improve generating efficiency. Stylus’s multilevel shape also wears better than other styli, while reducing the wear on your records.

Cartridge features dual magnets to match the left and right channels in a stereo record groove for outstanding channel separation and extended frequency response. Durable low-resonance polymer cartridge housing. Microline stylus traces record grooves with incredible accuracy, resulting in nuanced audio reproduction that elliptical and conical styli simply can’t match. Center shield plate between the left and right channels reduces crosstalk.
BrandAudio-Technica #ad
ManufacturerRetail Solutions (CASCADE) #ad
Height3 Inches
Length4 Inches
Weight0.14 Pounds
Width2 Inches
Part NumberVM540MLH
ModelVM540MLH
WarrantyU.S. One-Year Limited End-User Warranty

9. Audio-Technica

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Audio-Technica AT-VM95E Dual Moving Magnet Turntable Cartridge

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Audio-Technica #ad - Vm95 series dual magnet cartridge with 03 x 07 mil Elliptical stylus. Threaded inserts in cartridge body enable cartridge to be mounted to headshell with just two screws - no nuts required. Durable low-resonance polymer Housing. Aluminum cantilever. Specially wound coils increase output voltage.
BrandAudio-Technica #ad
Manufactureraudio-technica #ad
Height3 Inches
Length4 Inches
Weight0.09 Pounds
Width1 Inches
Part NumberAT-VM95E
ModelAT-VM95E
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