Sansui owners Note: The above needle is often confused with our 738 style needle. They are not compatible.* As of press time, Audio Technica does/did not make a shibata solution for the AT95E. We developed the use of the part number ATN95DSH to succinctly describe a needle with a shibata tip for the AT95E body style of phono cartridge. Many manufacturers have developed their own part numbers to describe their branded solutions per the cross reference info below.
This shibata tipped needle made by BLISS will transform any compatible cartridge with a lesser-equipped stylus into a high end playback solution capable of exceptionally faithful, clear and true sound reproduction.
• stereo and mono ready - quadraphonic system not required to enjoy the near perfect sound reproduction that shibata tipped needles offer.Shibata needles have maximum contact with the record groove, better than conical, elliptical and hyperelliptical tips.For any type of quadraphonic (4-channel) record playback, be it of the discrete (CD-4) or matrix (SQ) variety, in addition to this quality shibata stylus, the following components of a complete quad system must all be present and in working order: