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Shure no longer making cartridges [message #89449] Fri, 28 December 2018 06:41 Go to next message
musicluvr is currently offline  musicluvr
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Registered: December 2018
Baron
Shure has been making phono cartridges for as long as I can remember, but they've decided to discontinue them and will only make headphones and microphones moving forward. I must've missed the announcement when it was first made because I'm shocked by their decision. I think the company is still standing by the two-year warranties, but if they can't find a good supplier to source their materials, I'm not sure how they plan to fix anything. Thank goodness for eBay I guess. Gosh, it's the end of an era.
Re: Shure no longer making cartridges [message #89453 is a reply to message #89449] Fri, 28 December 2018 16:33 Go to previous message
gofar99 is currently offline  gofar99
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Hi, Without getting into the NOS vs new made stylus issue (some are great and some are well &^%$#) as long as the body of the cartridge is OK they should be usable for a very long time. I personally don't care for Shure cartridges, but they have a very lrge following.

Good Listening
Bruce
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