Top 10 Best DJ Cartridges
for May 2022

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Gemini Sound Professional DJ Audio Equipment and Accessories HDCN-15 Vinyl Record Player Headshell Cartridges Head Mount with Elliptical Turntable Stylus Needle

Gemini Sound Professional DJ Audio Equipment and Accessories HDCN-15 Vinyl Record Player Headshell Cartridges Head Mount with Elliptical Turntable Stylus Needle

by Gemini Industries, Inc.
What We like

Features Tracking Arms for Ease of Use.

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Product Features

  • Crafted in a Stylish Silver Body.
  • Features a Covered Long Lasting Elliptical Stylus for Strong Tracking.
  • Get Your System Back Up Easily With Gemini HDCN-15 Pre-mount Cartride and Needle.
  • Features a Rubber Washer for Perfect Snug Fit to Tone Arm

Crafted in a stylish silver body. Get your system back up easily with gemini hdcn-15 pre-mount cartride and needle. Features a rubber washer for perfect snug fit to tone arm Features a covered long lasting elliptical stylus for strong tracking.

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Numark CC-1 | Premium, Ultra-Robust DJ Cartridge (Headshell & Stylus) for Turntables - Perfect for Mixing & Scratching

Numark CC-1

Premium, Ultra-Robust DJ Cartridge (Headshell & Stylus) for Turntables - Perfect for Mixing & Scratching

by Numark
What We like

Style-Driven Design - Sleek, slim-line design that's robust and easy-to-handle

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Product Features

  • Hear Every Detail - Full range frequency response from 20-20,000 Hz
  • Consistent Quality, Enhanced Fidelity - High-output and enhanced tracking ideal for spinning and scratch enthusiasts alike
  • Robust, Reliable - Precision-engineered circular diamond stylus tip
  • Ready for Anything - Professional, highly-versatile cartridge suitable for every DJ style

Ready for anything - professional, highly-versatile cartridge suitable for every dj style Hear every detail - full range frequency response from 20-20,000 hz Consistent quality, enhanced fidelity - high-output and enhanced tracking ideal for spinning and scratch enthusiasts alike Robust, reliable - precision-engineered circular diamond stylus tip

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Ortofon Concorde MK2 DJ Single Cartridge

Ortofon Concorde MK2 DJ Single Cartridge

by Ortofon
What We like

The new generation of Ortofon Concorde MK2 DJ cartridges are tailored uniquely to the demands of modern turntable DJs

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Product Features

  • This is a single cartridge with pre-mounted stylus
  • Will fit all DJ turntables with a removable headshell
  • Accurate sound reproduction and an excellent groove handling
  • A Sturdy model for scratch and backcueing

Will fit all dj turntables with a removable headshell Accurate sound reproduction and an excellent groove handling A sturdy model for scratch and backcueing This is a single cartridge with pre-mounted stylus

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Audio-Technica At3600L Phonograph Cartridge Standard Mount Magnetic Cartridge Replacement Stylus for DJ Turntable Cartridges

Audio-Technica At3600L Phonograph Cartridge Standard Mount Magnetic Cartridge Replacement Stylus for DJ Turntable Cartridges

by kekeshop
What We like

Easy to install. Compatible with phonograph accepting standard cartridge-mounted cartridges

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Product Features

  • Excellent sound quality and strong tracking capability. It makes music smooth, dynamic and clean. You will discover the joy of listening to music
  • With a plastic protect cover, prevent cartridge from damaged
  • Low distortion. Great value for money

With a plastic protect cover, prevent cartridge from damaged Excellent sound quality and strong tracking capability. it makes music smooth, dynamic and clean. you will discover the joy of listening to music Low distortion. great value for money

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Ortofon OM Pro S DJ Cartridge

Ortofon OM Pro S DJ Cartridge

by Ortofon
What We like

Features a spherical diamond stylus which minimizes wear

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Product Features

  • Consistent performer and a fine all-arounder
  • For mounting on headshell
  • General purpose DJ cartridge
  • Includes a rugged cantilever which can survive hectic activity at the turntable.

Consistent performer and a fine all-arounder Includes a rugged cantilever which can survive hectic activity at the turntable. For mounting on headshell General purpose dj cartridge

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Ortofon Concorde MK2 DJ Twin Cartridge

Ortofon Concorde MK2 DJ Twin Cartridge

by Ortofon
What We like

The new generation of Ortofon Concorde MK2 DJ cartridges are tailored uniquely to the demands of modern turntable DJs

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Product Features

  • Accurate sound reproduction and an excellent groove handling
  • Will fit all DJ turntables with a removable headshell
  • This is two cartriges with pre-mounted styli in an aluminum flight case
  • A Sturdy model for scratch and backcueing

Accurate sound reproduction and an excellent groove handling This is two cartriges with pre-mounted styli in an aluminum flight case A sturdy model for scratch and backcueing Will fit all dj turntables with a removable headshell

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Stanton DS4-Precision Engineered DJ Cartridge for Turntables-Perfect for Scratching, Mixing and DVS (DS4)

Stanton DS4-Precision Engineered DJ Cartridge for Turntables-Perfect for Scratching

Mixing and DVS (DS4)

by InMusic Brands Inc.
What We like

Style Driven Design Sleek design that is robust and easy to handle

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Product Features

  • Precision Engineered Hardy circular diamond stylus tip for night after night reliability
  • Hear every detail Enhanced fidelity with full range frequency response from 20-20,000 Hz
  • Consistent Quality - Optimum Gold-Plated tonearm connections for best possible performance
  • Ready for Anything High output and enhanced tracking is ideal for scratching, mixing and DVS enthusiasts

Ready for anything high output and enhanced tracking is ideal for scratching, mixing and dvs enthusiasts Precision engineered hardy circular diamond stylus tip for night after night reliability Consistent quality - optimum gold-plated tonearm connections for best possible performance Hear every detail enhanced fidelity with full range frequency response from 20-20,000 hz

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Audio-Technica AT-XP5 1/2

Audio-Technica AT-XP5 1/2" Mount Elliptical DJ Turntable Cartridge

by Audio-Technica
What We like

Design offers maximum visibility of the stylus tip

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Product Features

  • Great tracking and channel separation for high fidelity sound
  • 5.5 mv high level output
  • Tracking force of 2.0 to 4.0 grams (3.0 grams standard)
  • 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical bonded stylus tip
  • Durable carbon fiber reinforced abs cantilever and nylon wire suspension ensure precise tracking

Highly rigid polyphenylene sulfide (pps)/glass fiber body 0.3 x 0.7 mil elliptical bonded stylus tip Great tracking and channel separation for high fidelity sound Durable carbon fiber reinforced abs cantilever and nylon wire suspension ensure precise tracking Tracking force of 2.0 to 4.0 grams (3.0 grams standard) 5.5 mv high level output

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Gemini Sound CN-15 Professional 0.6 mm Spherical Turntable Vinyl Record Player Styluses DJ Turntable Cartridges and Needles For Any Standard Headshell

Gemini Sound CN-15 Professional 0.6 mm Spherical Turntable Vinyl Record Player Styluses DJ Turntable Cartridges and Needles For Any Standard Headshell

by Gemini
What We like

The CN-15 Turntable Cartridge Is Designed To Easily Mount to Any Standard Head shell.

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Product Features

  • A Perfect Choice of Cartridge and Ideal for All Styles of Music Playback
  • Built with a Special Elliptical Diamond Polished Needle
  • At Gemini, our goal is to design products that offer value and innovation in the DJ, Pro Audio and Consumer Electronics markets.
  • The Diamond Polish Cartridge Needle Provides Strong Tracking a Long Playing Life.

Built with a special elliptical diamond polished needle At Gemini, our goal is to design products that offer value and innovation in the dj, pro audio and consumer electronics markets. The diamond polish cartridge needle provides strong tracking a long playing life. A perfect choice of cartridge and ideal for all styles of music playback

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Audio-Technica AT-XP3 DJ Turntable Cartridge

Audio-Technica AT-XP3 DJ Turntable Cartridge

by audio-technica
What We like

Included Components: Cartridge, Two 11 Mm Installation Screws, Two 8 Mm Installation Screws, Two Washers, Two Nuts, Non-Magnetic Screwdriver

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