M78 mono cartridge: will it play hill and dale 80 rpm Pathé discs?

Date Updated: July 22, 2016 FAQ #1344
Is it designed for lateral cut 78 rpm or can it be used for vertical response records?

The M78S is designed to play all wide groove 78 rpm records. It has a stylus radius of 2.5 mils. It should work with lateral cut as well as vertical cut records.