Top 10 Best turntable cartridge under 500 2022

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

  • Note: This part of the stylus is extremely delicate and can bend from any slight force
  • VM95 Series dual Magnet cartridge with 0.3 x 0.7 mil Elliptical stylus
  • Specially wound coils increase output voltage and Aluminum cantilever
  • 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

2. Ortofon 2M Red Moving Magnet Cartridge

  • Universal fit for most turntables
  • Upgrade from stock cartridges
  • The Ortofon 2M Red is an all-purpose cartridge that delivers open, dynamic sound with a slight touch of warmth
  • The Ortofon 2M Red features an Elliptical diamond
  • Can be upgraded with an Ortofon Stylus 2M Blue

3. Gemini Sound Professional DJ Audio Equipment and Accessories HDCN-15 Vinyl Record Player Headshell Cartridges Head Mount with Elliptical Turntable Stylus Needle

  • Get Your System Back Up Easily With Gemini HDCN-15 Pre-mount Cartride and Needle.
  • Features a Rubber Washer for Perfect Snug Fit to Tone Arm
  • Crafted in a Stylish Silver Body.
  • Features a Covered Long Lasting Elliptical Stylus for Strong Tracking.
  • Features Tracking Arms for Ease of Use.

4. Record Player Needle, 1 PC Record Player Cartridge with 4 PCS Diamond Stylus Replacement for Crosley, Victrola, ION, LP, Phonograph

  • 【Super Quality Replacement Needles 】Our turntable cartridge and stylus needles have high output and excellent durability.Diamond stylus with 4-6 grams needle forces which give a clearer, smoother stereo sound to the music and will not harm your cherished albums.
  • 【Wide Compatibility 】Compatible with most record player in the markets now. Compatible with E.g. Crosley, ION(NOT all models fit for) , Pyle, Jensen, Victrola, 1byone , Teac and more. If you do not confirm fitting with your turntable, consult with us before purchasing.
  • 【Easy Installation 】 No need tools, you can install and replace the record needle easily by yourself without a booster.
  • 【Replacement Time 】100% brand new recording needle, according to recording and frequency of use, it can usually be used for about 200-300 hours to replace the record player.
  • 【Package Included】 1 x turntable cartridge, 4 x premium record player needles replacement.Each record player needle comes with a white plastic box to avoid damaging the needle. At the time of purchase, compare your current needle with the image and measure it to ensure that it is suitable for your pen. Please contact us if you have any questions, We will provide you with 100% after-sales service.

5. DIGITNOW Digital Turntable Stylus Force Scale Gauge 0.01g/5.00g ,Tracking Force Pressure Gauge/Scale for Tonearm Phono Cartridge, Blue LCD Backlight

  • *Nonmagnetic, help you adjust the stylus force of your record player, cartridge , keep the record machine’s good performance.Suitable for MM/MC/MI and piezoelectric acoustic pickup.
  • *Digital Blue LCD Backlight, easy to read.
  • *High precision and accurate, Precision: ±0.01g. Capacity: 0-5.00g. Accurate Stylus Force is Important for Ensuring the Playback Result and Life of Your Valuable Records and Cartidge.
  • *With Tare function, automatic calibration weight and turn-off.
  • *High-quality Stainless Scale, Packaged with Superior Leather Sheath for Good Protection.Comes with one calibration weight and two button batteries.

6. Audio-Technica AT85EP Turntable Cartridge with Elliptical Stylus P Mount, 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical cartridge

  • 0. 3 x 0. 7 mil elliptical cartridge designed specifically to fit linear format P-mount turntables
  • Features Audio-Technica’s unique dual moving magnet construction
  • Para-toroidal coil construction assures an excellent sonic clarity and wide channel separation
  • Compatible with linear tracking turntables with T4P plug-in connectors, no matter the brand

7. 50pcs/set universal Turntable Headshell Cartridge Mounting Kit Stainless Steel Bolts Hex Socket Head Screws Nuts Set with mixed boxed.

  • This stainless steel kits can be sucked by a magnet.This Universal Cartridge Mounting Kit contains everything needed to fit any phono cartridge. This selection of bolts, nuts and washers cater for a full range of cartridge body depths.

  • This mounting kit is manufactured from high strength stainless steel not aluminium since many cartridge manufacturers specifically advise against the use of aluminium.
  • Please ensure that the cartridge is correctly fitted to the headshell making sure you always use the shortest bolts that will accommodate your cartridge / headshell combination. The socket head on the bolts allows for easy tightening with the supplied allen keys.
  • The 6, 8, 10 & 12mm bolts are perfect for mounting the majority of cartridges on the market. The 16 & 20mm bolts are included for the deeper bodied cartridges and the M2 bolts (10mm & 16mm) are included for the majority of Thorens headshells.
  • In the very unlikely event that this kit does not contain all the fixings required to fit your cartridge, simply put it back in the post to us and we will refund all money paid including return costs

8. Audio-Technica AT-VM95C Dual Moving Magnet Turntable Cartridge Blue

  • VM95 Series dual Magnet cartridge with 0.6 mil Conical stylus
  • Aluminum cantilever
  • Specially wound coils increase output voltage
  • Durable low-resonance polymer Housing
  • Threaded inserts in cartridge body enable cartridge to be mounted to headshell with just two screws – no nuts required

9. Audio-Technica AT-VM95E Dual Moving Magnet Turntable Cartridge Green

  • VM95 Series dual Magnet cartridge with 0.3 x 0.7 mil Elliptical stylus
  • Aluminum cantilever
  • Specially wound coils increase output voltage
  • Durable low-resonance polymer Housing
  • Threaded inserts in cartridge body enable cartridge to be mounted to headshell with just two screws – no nuts required

10. Audio-Technica AT-VM95C/H Turntable Headshell/Cartridge Combo Kit Blue

  • M dual Magnet cartridge with 0.6 mil Conical stylus
  • Aluminum cantilever
  • Specially wound coils increase output voltage
  • 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

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