Good Phono Cartridge Under $50

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  1. PhilBoy

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    Can anyone recommend a good phono cartridge that is still obtainable ?

    I went to transfer some vinyl to cd and my old stylus broke.

    I figured I may as well get the full cartridge.

    I'm not aiming for the best. Just a 'good' one for around $50.
     
  2. Sathyan

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    assuming standard or p-mount and the relevant adjustments

    if you do mean, cartridge Grado Green ($54)

    but you may be able to get a replacement stylus (try http://www.needledoctor.com ) which may be better if you've already got a good cartridge
     
  3. PhilBoy

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    It was standard mount (2 screws).

    The stylus apparently isn't supposed to be removable... It is now ...

    Actually it was a Precept ??? The frickin' stylus just broke in half, so I pulled what was left of it out.
     
  4. Frank_S

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    Bummer.[​IMG]
     
  5. Steve-sas

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    I second contacting The Needle Doctor. They helped me in getting a replacement for a 30+ year old TT at a very reasonable price. (less than $50 - although they did point out that I could step up an spend more to get a better cartridge if I wanted to). I'm sure they could help you.
     

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