I enjoyed listening music everyday 4 or 5 hours. Square shank styli cost more than round shank styli to make, but mounting them in laser-cut square holes in the cantilever locks them in precise alignment with the record grooves. But many compromises have necessarily been made to produce it at a low cost. The new 95P stylus assembly is then repackaged in its original packaging which is identified and labelled to show that it has been reworked as a 95P. The result is extremely accurate tracking of high-frequency passages and ruler-flat frequency response within the audible range. Before laying that first record on its rubber-compound-crowned die-cast aluminium platter, we are expectant.
Musical crescendos are handled very well and there is more to be found going on in any given piece of music. Fitting is as straightforward as removing the old stylus assembly and clipping on the new one. I have purchased a second set for my alternate turntable and a spare stylus. The bass stayed the same, controlled and present just like the 95e. Upgrade Options - For upgrade styli and accessories that enhance sound quality and fidelity, refer to Related Products. This was much easier than I expected. The stylus' will not be compatible though.
My only complaint is trivial; the location of the units power switch and line selector is on back of unit minus half star. You can always upgrade later which is what I did later on. It fit my older turntable perfectly. Switching to an external phono stage, each aspect is evidently improved, the sound opening up even more and allowing for even more detail to be dug out of those grooves. Here, the steel shank, which was used to hold it while the stylus profile was being ground onto the piece of diamond stock, is removed, and the diamond is inserted and bonded directly into the end of the cantilever.
Thanks for your quick response with my order, and to your Tech. I appreciate good quality Musican and after I played my first record with the new cartridge. It was a great experience! The standard elliptical stylus sounds great, the Shibata stylus sounds incredibly clear and crisp. I would tend to agree. I made a change to my order after submitting it online. Ordering straight forward and delivery within 2-3 days of placing order.
Now I should have to replace the needle as by sound too much worn. Heck, I love it so much I have a spare stylus on the sidelines to replace it when it goes, hopefully not for another year or so of enjoyment 8 stephencarlin wrote:Thanks for the advice Vanni, the at95ex sounds like a good upgrade although the at100e also gets excellent reviews, I may just stick with upgrading my current stylus as it is my first cartridge and I'm worried about spending money and not being able to hear the difference. To begin, though, we play through the one it has already aboard. Audio-Technica soon became a benchmark in those fields. Question: Can You Explain the Different Types of Styli? Applying light pressure, enough to grab the flanges, pull the stylus off the cartridge as shown in photos below. Quick delivery and cartridges was as advertised.
But the extreme frequencies ultra- and infra-sonics? The customer service person I spoke to was quick and made it easy to change the order to what I really wanted. Now you can get back to reading page 112 of all of your favourite books. All the interesting technical details of construction, materials and stylus profile would be irrelevant unless the 95P performs significantly better than the standard stylus assembly. Remove the headshell from the turntable. What a hidden gem I stumbled on. The information provided on the website before ordering was essential in helping me chose the correct cartridge.
I have only played a few records, but so far; It sounds great! Compared to the conical stylus, however, the elliptical stylus has a longer vertical contact area and a narrower front to back contact area within the record groove. Greetings, I currently have an At95e cartridge with standard stylus. Features include Dual V Mount magnet design and elliptical bonded diamond stylus. Stylus Shank Construction: Nude or Bonded Stylus In a bonded or jointed stylus a diamond tip is glued on a metal shank that is itself glued into the hole of the cantilever. Audio-Technica have developed and delivered products to power the Grammys, World Cup, Super Bowl, Commonwealth Games as well as every Summer and Winter Games from Atlanta 1996 to Sochi 2014. It should be noted, however, that due to its larger tracing footprint, the line contact stylus may produce more noise on heavily worn records.
The line contact tip is used on our higher-end cartridges. Kyle recomended this cartridge to match with the turntable he was very helpful. Also, since our nude styli are grain-oriented, with their longest-wearing faces touching the record surface, they last longer. It sounded better than I expected. Roberto's suggestion is a very good one.