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Shure M78

Mono/Stereo Moving-Magnet Cartridge

spherical stylus

Shure M78


To use the Shure M78 for stereophonic playback on stereo systems, the jumper wires connecting the cartridge output pins must be removed.


Mono output: 4.0mV

Optimum load: 47k ohms, 200-300pF

DC resistance: 975 ohms

Inductance: 425 mH

Tracking force: 1.5 to 3g

Stylus: 0.0025" spherical polished natural diamond

Replacement stylus: N78S (green)

Cartridge height: 15.6mm

Weight: 6.2g


S instruction/owners manual  English

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