This is an entry-level diamond stylus for basically any "541-D" type stylus on our site. It is designed for HiFi use not DJ. economical choice for day to day listening to replace any genuine Ortofon needle shown in related products below.
Because it is conical it will not sound as good as any Ortofon stylus as they are all elliptical or better. It should of course sound clear and at full volume it's just that some of the detail will be missing.
Original needle color is usually: BLACK Conical Stylus Replaces: Ortofon Stylus 3E Ortofon Stylus 5E Ortofon Stylus 7 Ortofon Stylus 10 Ortofon Stylus 14Ortofon Stylus 15Ortofon Stylus 20Ortofon Stylus 30Ortofon Stylus 40 NOTE: Because this needle is designed for use specifically with Ortofon 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 more likely 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 cartridge type not necessarily the turntable.