This stylus is designed for the M97xE cartridge and can also be a downgrade for the V15VxMR.
SHURE NEEDLE N97xE• SHURE CARTRIDGES V15VxMR will also fit the M97xEOriginal needle color is: Blue guard/BLACK bodytop secret crosses: Can also fit the V15-Pro-S, VST-III, and the RADIO SHACK, REALISTIC V15-RSSee the M78S needle below to play 78rpm in the M97xE & these cartridges as well.NOTE: Because this needle is designed for use specifically with SHURE cartridges, it can be found in numerous brands of turntables. In some cases the cartridges for this needle may be original equipment supplied with a new turntable, but was also likely to have been selected at time of sale to complete a turntable sold without a cartridge or later as an upgrade to the original cartridge supplied by the turntable manufacturer. This needle should be matched primarily to the SHURE cartridge type not necessarily the turntable.
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