Price: $100 and up
A special cartridge is an effective way to attempt a brand new sound with out having to purchase an entire new desk. However of all of the tweaks it is also the one most fraught with peril: Headshell wires are delicate and it is simple to tear them off. Not assured? It is value paying somebody to do it for you.
The Goldring E3 is the highest of the corporate’s entry-level collection and affords a clean, very balanced sound.
The Sumiko Olympia ($199) is a part of a brand new vary of cartridges for the corporate, and just like the Goldring, it lets you improve to a greater stylus by merely eradicating the stylus meeting (the inexperienced half) — no instruments wanted.