Stylus for Shure M97 Series 78 cartridge

SKU: SHSM0097S78

  • $29.95

STYLUS FOR SHURE M97 SERIES 78 CARTRIDGE

The replacement for the Shure N78S needle stylus is the 78 RPM stylus used with the Shure M97 Series phono cartridges. The stylus features a highly polished 3.0 mil diamond designed specifically for the correct tracing of the wide grooves of 78 RPM records. It results in minimal groove wear and accurate rendition of voice and music.

A very common misconception is that you can use an LP stylus for playing 78 RPM records. This is one quick and sure way to damage the 78 RPM record grooves. To maintain the playback fidelity of your 78 record, you really need to use a stylus designed for 78 RPM records, otherwise with just a single playing, you could ruin the fidelity of the record grooves. Moreover, the LP stylus is much narrower than the 78 RPM record groove hence the tip will slide to the bottom of the groove where debris has collected for many decades. This results in extraordinarily high-surface noise.

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Will Make Swapping Simple

Glad I was able to find a stylus that will simply insert into my existing Shure 97 cartridge. Will make it a simple stylus swap to check out a set of 100 year old 78's inherited from my parents but not yet played.


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The BEST performance! Thank you.

shure

love this stylus, sorry its not made anymore

Customer Service

I searched for this rare stylus and all the way through was patiently helped even though we're a long way in GB

Sound of music

It was a great experience to turn on the record player with that new stylus.

Great product it was just what I needed to get my 76 yr old neighbor’s record player playing again after 20 years.