Presence 1 Phono Cartridge

Date Updated: August 30, 2019 FAQ #2764


I recently acquired a turntable that has a Shure Presence 1 cartridge installed in the arm. The table is a JVC QL-7, probably from the mid to late '70s. I can't find any info on this cart. I'd like to know the relative quality level of this cart in its day (i.e., mid level, top of the line, etc.) and the replacement Shure styli.


  1. It was a mid level cartridge.
  2. Replacement stylus is the N75ED Type 2.