Audio-Technica AT-VM95SH Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge with Shibata stylus


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  • $199.00

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This VM95 Series cartridge with 2.7 x 0.26 mil Shibata stylus fits half-inch mount turntables. The cartridge offers excellent channel separation and low distortion for outstanding tonal quality. The durable, low-resonance housing includes threaded inserts that enable the cartridge to be mounted to the headshell with just two screws – no nuts required. And since all VM95 Series share the same body, the stylus can be replaced with any of the six interchangeable AT-VMN95 replacement styli.

  • VM95 Series dual magnet cartridge with 2.7 x 0.26 mil Shibata stylus
  • Aluminum cantilever
  • Durable low-resonance polymer housing
  • Threaded inserts in cartridge body enable cartridge to be mounted to headshell with just two screws – no nuts required
  • Compatible with any AT-VMN95 replacement stylus

Frequency Response

20-25,000 Hz

Channel Separation

23 (dB at 1 kHz)

Vertical Tracking Angle


Vertical Tracking Force

1.8-2.2 g (2.0 g standard)

Stylus Construction

Nude square shank

Recommended Load Impedance

47,000 ohms

Coil Impedance

3.3 k ohms (1 kHz)

DC Resistance

485 ohms

Coil Inductance

550 mH (1 kHz)

Recommended load capacitance

100 to 200 pF


3.5 mV (1 kHz, 5 cm/sec.)

Channel Balance

1.5 dB (1 kHz)

Stylus Shape

2.7 x 0.26 mil Shibata


Aluminum pipe




6.1 g (0.22 oz)


17.2 mm (0.68") H × 18.9 mm (0.74") W × 28.3 mm (1.20") D

Replacement Stylus


Accessories Included

Two 11 mm installation screws, two 8 mm installation screws, two washers, nonmagnetic screwdriver