PLEASE NOTE:This is a BLISS brand name aftermarket needle not made by Shure.This aftermarket needle is conical. Shure original Shure VN478E was elliptical.
• "D3"=Diamond 2.5 mil conical tip needle for 78 rpm speed only..75 - 1.5 grams tracking pressure.Replaces: SHURE VN-478E needleUsed In: SHURE V-15 type 4 cartridgeOriginal needle color is usually: BLACK / GREENNOTE: 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.