Status: Oct 2020 - We are OPEN. Stay safe and enjoy those recordings at home once again.
This elliptical upgrade effectively recreates a Pioneer PN-6MC elliptical needle assembly in a gray body.
Replaces: PIONEER NEEDLES PN-5MC PN-6MC PN-7MCUsed In: PIONEER CARTRIDGES PC-5MC PC-6MC PC-7MCGenuine Pioneer PN-5MC is obsolete. Now shipping modernized elliptical upgrade.
This needle is part of a genuine Pioneer MOVING COIL cartridge. MC cartridges are rare and SUPERior in performance to standard MM (Moving Magnet) cartridges. If this needle a above your budget for getting your pioneer turntable back up and running, please look in our cartridges catagory under 1/2" mount cartridges. Most any 1/2" mount MM Cartridge will substitute and get you back up and running at a much lower cost. Keep in mind that the overall sound quality will be somewhat lower than what you may have been used to from the original Pioneer MC cartridge.