Audio-Technica has been manufacturing phono cartridges since 1962. We continue to build on our expertise by offering an option for every kind of listener and vinyl enthusiast. The new VM-Type moving magnet phono cartridge range employ our patented V-shaped Dual Magnet design along with a host of modern improvements.
The VM design provides exceptional channel separation, stereo imaging, frequency response and tracking of the record groove. All the cartridges feature high-purity 6N-OFC oxygen-free copper wiring for maximum sonic purity and extraordinary resolution of fine musical detail. Check out the microsite here.
VM510CB $199 RRP
This entry-level VM cartridge model is equipped with a conical bonded stylus. The round stylus is less likely to be affected by placement and boasts stable tracing performance.
VM670SP $299 RPP
With a specialised body and internal wiring dedicated to monaural sound reproduction, plus a large curvature radius conical stylus, the VM670SP cartridge is designed for playing 78 RPM records.
VM750SH $699 RRP
The VM750SH is fitted with a Shibata style stylus, which was developed for playing 4cg vinyl records that demand high-frequency reproduction abilities during playback. It is also ideal for reproducing rich mid and low frequencies.
The flagship VM760SLC $1199 RRP
Using an ultra-lightweight stylus tip ground to a high level of precision, we achieved a combination of low distortion rate with fuller frequency reproduction during playback. This stylus tip extracts every possible piece of information from the grooves on a record with unparalleled frequency response.
VM520EB/H $259 RRP (Available complete with headshell only)
Standard elliptical cartridge model equipped with an elliptical bonded stylus, This reduces tracing distortion and allows for more accurate sound reproduction.
VM530EN/H $399 RRP (Available complete with headshell only)
High-end elliptical stylus model equipped with a light-weighted nude elliptical stylus to reduce the execution mass of the vibration system. This enables fuller frequency reproduction.
VM540ML/H $479 RRP (Available complete with headshell only)
Standard model with a MicroLine® stylus. Distortion is low even on the inner circumference of a record because the curvature radius of the stylus tip does not alter even if the stylus becomes worn.