Damaged ATN440 stylus

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Phil18
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Damaged ATN440 stylus

Post by Phil18 » 23 Oct 2019 10:49

Damaged my ATN440ml stylus and need a cheap replacement stylus until I can decide on which new cartridge I get for my ADC low mass arm.
Are there any cheaper alternative AT stylus that would fit my AT440 cartridge?

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Re: Damaged ATN440 stylus

Post by billshurv » 23 Oct 2019 13:26

There are many options. Where are you geographically?

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Re: Damaged ATN440 stylus

Post by Phil18 » 23 Oct 2019 16:36

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West Midlands.

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Re: Damaged ATN440 stylus

Post by billshurv » 23 Oct 2019 16:49

Cool, makes things easier. You got a proposed budget? Around the £100 mark you can get something as good from an earlier generation.

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Re: Damaged ATN440 stylus

Post by Phil18 » 23 Oct 2019 17:30

Yes
Earlier generation?

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Re: Damaged ATN440 stylus

Post by billshurv » 23 Oct 2019 17:44

Well the last of the 440 microlines was the MLb, prior to that the MLa and then prior to that the 140ML which you can find for £110-120 new old stock if you look around. There are also some of the Beryllium era LC stylii about for a similar amount.

A VNM40ML which is the latest gen is £165. the elliptical VMN30 is around £120.

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Re: Damaged ATN440 stylus

Post by Phil18 » 23 Oct 2019 17:51

Mine is the MLa version.
Does the vnm40ml stylus fit the 440?

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Re: Damaged ATN440 stylus

Post by billshurv » 23 Oct 2019 18:01

yes all the new VM series fit the 440 body.

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Re: Damaged ATN440 stylus

Post by Boltman92124 » 23 Oct 2019 21:17

Phil18 wrote:
23 Oct 2019 10:49
Damaged my ATN440ml stylus and need a cheap replacement stylus until I can decide on which new cartridge I get for my ADC low mass arm.
Are there any cheaper alternative AT stylus that would fit my AT440 cartridge?
LP Gear still has the AT120eb nude elliptical for $69. Pretty close in performance to the 440 IMO.

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Re: Damaged ATN440 stylus

Post by Erin1 » 24 Oct 2019 12:21

Get an ATN-102E or ATN-112 for peanuts and they sound good too

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Re: Damaged ATN440 stylus

Post by solvin_dk » 25 Oct 2019 19:17

Hi

Go for the AT 120EB. It’s very close to AT 130E. I have both, and love the sound of them.
Remember, it must be the EB and not the E replacement you order if you are going to buy it.

Best regards,

Torben Pedersen
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