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Where to buy N78S stylus?

If you live in the United States, please call Shure Parts at 800-516-2525. You may purchase the N78S using a major credit card. If you do not live in the U.S., please contact us again. Tell us the country in which you live a...

Is the N78S stylus compatible with an M95ED cartridge?

Yes, the N78S will fit the M95 body. Be careful when installing the N78S as it is a tight fit.

N78S stylus into an old model M44-7

The plastic grip of the N78S stops it from fitting into the old M44-7 body. If you own a Dremel drill, you can grind down the plastic on the body or on the stylus grip, and then you can use the N78S. We suggest you grind do...

Tracking force of N78S stylus with a M97xE cartridge?

The N78S is designed to track from 1.5 grams to 3 grams. Experiment in this range. A heavier tracking weight can cause the stylus bearing to collapse. The tracking weight has no effect on the M97xE cartridge body.

V15VxMR, M97xE replacement stylus and M92E version for 78rpm records

The M97xE stylus will fit the V15VxMR body, but will NOT fit in the V15VMR body.  Also, see the following link: Stylus Re-tipping The N78S Stylus (for 78 RPM playback) will fit into the M92E Cartridge.  Buy th...

M78S and N78S discontinuation

Due to low demand and poor sales, both products were discontinued in Spring 2017.  The final U.S. retail prices: M78S - $120.00; N78S - $45.00. The M78S had a tracking force range of 1.5 to 3 grams.   The spher...

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