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Astatic 487 or Electro-Voice 195 for RCA 111347 111348 115387 etc. | Tech Rebuild Pak
Now shipping Red Electro-Voice 195 - Color may vary

Astatic 487 or Electro-Voice 195 for RCA 111347 111348 115387 etc. | Tech Rebuild Pak

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Astatic Ceramic Cartridge

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Astatic 487 Type New Old Stock Legacy Phonograph Pickup

This cartridge has been fully restored by our senior consumer electronics technician.  It is spendy because they are long since out of production so due to demand of those before you, our senior tech had to develop a repair bench jig to safely open the cartridge by drilling out the rivets. Next is full disassembly followed by removing all tarnish which has destroyed electrical conductivity over the decades.  Then, the tech's secret sauce is applied to internal contact points to restore and maintain electrical conductivity of all internal electrical junctions which is an upgrade over what the factory did, which is nothing so oxidation destroyed all contacts. Next rubber parts are rejuvenated followed by testing and QC and lastly is final assembly by installing new rivets.  

Fortunately, due to our large needle stock we are able to include a total package of three needle assemblies while supplies last.  One installed on the cartridge and two spares so that you will be able to enjoy years of service assured by our one year warranty on the cartridge rebuild.  BLISS™ is the only lab that is restoring these cartridges. Purchase of this pickup in N.O.S. condition for your RCA player from any other source will at some point result in cartridge failure.


  • Sapphire all-speed needle
  • Integrated mounting bracket as pictured
  • Click on image for 360° views
  • Bench test for correct output by senior-technician trained personnel
  • May be tarnished or dulled from age
  • Free installation help by phone/email/chat
  • May send equivalent brand or product per cross reference info below
  • 1 YEAR manufacturing defect warranty

Crosses to:

Electro-Voice 195
JENSEN 84 or 84d


RCA 111347
RCA 111348
RCA 115062
RCA 115196
RCA 200A-2 200A-8

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