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Shure M44-7 Competition Turntable Cartridge

Specifically engineered to reduce skipping to an absolute minimum, this cartridge offers you high quality output without wearing out or damaging your vinyl. (62) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Engineered for scratch DJ's and turntablists, the M44-7 is designed not to skip under even the most demanding circumstances...

Combining Shure's unique wide-diameter Type S cantilever with a tracking force of 1.5 to 3.0 grams, the M44-7's rugged construction is highly durable, but will not unduly wear your vinyl. With a 9.5 mV output, the highest on the market, the M44-7 produces very powerful, resonant sound.

The revived M44 Series models have been tested by many of the top DJ's in the world. Most notably, they were used to capture all of the titles contested at the International Turntablist Federation (ITF) World competition held in Amsterdam on November 17, 1998.

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Skip Resistance: Ultra-High
Sound Accuracy: Good
Sound Level (Output): Ultra-High
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 0.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 3 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): M44-7
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-25-SHURE
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4.5 out of 5 (62 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
"M44-7's scratch out the compitition!"
Sound: Excellent tone pick up both Highs and lows Manufacturer Support: didn't have to contact them Overall: This is the needle of choice if you plan on doing a lot of scratching.....there is none better that I have found....the darn thing stays in the groove and you practically have to smash the tables with a sledge hammer to make it skip when it's set up properly,I have some Numark Tony Touch's and they SUCK in comparison....spend the cash on the M44-7's and you will be very happy you did.
Style of Music: Old Skool hip-hop
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Overall: Don't let the fact that it's a box cartridge fool you... I mean, it's the only reason why I rated features 4/5. However, the output is great, it stays in the groove, and it's cheaper (also better) than Ortofon. This will be the only DJ needle you will ever want. I will always come back for more of these as long as people still carry them.
Style of Music: Drum N Bass, Dubstep, Trance, House, Tech House, Breaks, Jungle
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