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How to Identify Which Stylus will Work with Your Turntable

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How to Identify Which Stylus will Work with Your Turntable

Step 1. Find the make and model of your turntable. The make is the company that made the turntable, the model is usually several letters and numbers. For example, the Audio-Technica AT-PL120 turntable. Audio-Technica would be the make and AT-PL120 would be the model number. Write this information down. For Step 2, you'll attempt to identify your cartridge. Please refer to the option that matches your situation. Step 2a. There's a cartridge and/or stylus on your turntable and you can locate the make and model number:This information is found on the cartridge. For example, the Audio-Technica AT-PL120 turntable was fitted with an Audio-Technica ATP-2X cartridge. This information will allow you to find a stylus that is compatible with your cartridge. Write this information down and refer to step 3. Step 2b. There's a cartridge and/or stylus on your turntable, but you are unable to find the make and/or model number:In this situation, it would be best to simply send us photos of the...

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Turntable Beginners Guide

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Turntable Beginners Guide

If you are just getting started with vinyl or just need a refresher on the parts of a turntable, look no further! Hey there! Are you just getting started in the world of vinyl? Or perhaps, would you just like to know more about your turntable and the parts that make it up? Either way, we are here to share some knowledge with you that will educate and may assist you in finding the right parts for your turntable. The following is a list of the parts of a basic turntable. You may have something similar to this or maybe even something a bit more advanced, but for now we’ll go over the core components. Plinth – This is the base of the turntable. It holds all of the components up and usually houses the motor. It can be made of many different shapes, sizes, weights and materials. Platter – The platter sits atop the plinth and it is what the record...

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