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IDEAL needles, cartridges for Reggae

Posted by SommerKind 
IDEAL needles, cartridges for Reggae
January 15, 2014 12:19AM
For all of the vinyl spinners, what do you find works best for reggae in terms of producing the ideal frequencies? My technics came with Concorde Pro S, but I am finding the sound too "clinical". Anybody have experience with Stanton or Phillips? I know the needle is just a piece of the puzzle, but certainly there are brands and products that are better suited for our genre of music. Thanks.
Re: IDEAL needles, cartridges for Reggae
January 15, 2014 12:59AM
I just got new Ortofon DJ series PS, sounds pretty sweet
Re: IDEAL needles, cartridges for Reggae
January 15, 2014 01:31AM
Ortofon for years has treated me well
Re: IDEAL needles, cartridges for Reggae
January 15, 2014 02:16AM
I used Ortophon for my first 15 years, but have officially switched to these the last 5, and insist on them when playing 45's on anyone's rig...

http://www.shure.com/americas/products/phono/whitelabel-dj-record-needle
Re: IDEAL needles, cartridges for Reggae
January 15, 2014 04:00AM
For everyday use and low wear on your final I suggest Sure White Lable. For heaven bass you can get the Sure M-447.
Any needle around $100 will be fine. Just don't go cheap.
Re: IDEAL needles, cartridges for Reggae
January 15, 2014 05:41PM
Sure M447 has the rite amount of weight for 45s IMHO .

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Re: IDEAL needles, cartridges for Reggae
January 15, 2014 06:06PM
Re: IDEAL needles, cartridges for Reggae
January 15, 2014 08:32PM
like anyone is gonna go searching for a 4 year old thread.... smoking smiley

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