DN145E Type BLISS Stylus for ULM145E etc.
DUAL DN140S, DN145S, DN149S needles to a modern aftermarket elliptical stylus.
Dual DN145E needle with a modern aftermarket elliptical solution.
Above styluses MAY be found or installed on:
DUAL ULM45S, DUAL ULM45E, DUAL TKS45E
DUAL ULM49S, & DUAL TKS49S cartridges
Conical needles have less efficient contact with the surface of the record than an elliptical tip.
Original needle color was: BLACK
Various legacy part numbers referenced were originally made by Ortofon exclusively for DUAL and are believed to be obsolete.
ULM = Ultra Low Mass DUAL tonearms
In short this stylus is for what we call the "4" series or any part number above with a "4" & NOT a "5" as the third to the last character! Please let us know if there is a # we missed.
Calling all search engine spiders: These part numbers originally typed out in Dual literature with spaces.
DUAL DN 140 S,DN 145 S,DN 149 S, DN 145 E, DUAL ULM 40 S,DUAL ULM 45 S, DUAL ULM 45 E, DUAL TKS 45 E,
DUAL ULM 49 S, & DUAL TKS 49 S,