LP Gear replacement for Shure N44-3 stylus (78 RPM stylus)

LP Gear replacement for Shure N44-3 stylus (78 RPM stylus)

78 RPM stylus for Shure M44, M55, M80 series cartridges
3.0 mil radius diamond tip for 78 RPM groove tracing accuracy
Sound quality and performance beyond current production substitutes
Made by Japanese shokunin seeking to create perfection with each stylus
Low-mass alloy cantilever for groove tracing accuracy and fidelity
Tracking force range: 1.5 to 2.0 grams
Each stylus undergoes QC and listening test as final inspection
LP GEAR® stylus - Above and beyond copies and generics


LP Gear replacement for Shure N44-3 stylus (78 RPM stylus)

Code: SHN044W

Product Info


The LP Gear replacement for the Shure N44-3 needle stylus is used with the Shure M44 and M55 series cartridges. The stylus features a 3.0 mil polished diamond designed specifically for the correct tracing of the wide grooves of 78 RPM records. It results in minimal groove wear and accurate rendition of voice and music. The stylus is made in Japan by a world-class manufacturer with a reputation for crafting musically excellent and high-quality replacement styli.

A very common misconception is that you can use an LP stylus for playing 78 RPM records. This is one quick and sure way to damage the 78 RPM record grooves. To maintain the playback fidelity of your 78 record, you really need to use a stylus designed for 78 RPM records, otherwise with just a single playing, you could ruin the fidelity of the record grooves. Moreover, the LP stylus is much narrower than the 78 RPM record groove thus its tip will slide to the bottom of the groove where debris has collected for many decades resulting in extraordinarily high-surface noise.

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