Shure M97xE
Audiophile Hi-Fi Cartridge

OUR PART #  M97XE


Shure's M97xE is a superbly tracking, neutral, smooth-sounding magnetic cartridge, designed to provide long hours of undistorted, easy listening, without fatiguing the ear or tiring the mind.

The Shure M97xE cartridge is able to accurately reproduce very difficult musical passages, particularly in the high-frequency range, where audio modulations are the smallest and most concentrated, and stylus tip movement is consequently the most rapid. The Shure M97xE highly precise tracking ability and flat frequency response are made possible by Shure's M97xE unique Type II low-mass thin-wall aluminum alloy stylus cantilever, combined with a precision-crafted, finely polished, elliptical diamond tip.

Shure M97xE Includes:

  • Headshell Screwdriver
  • Stylus cleaning brush
  • User Guide
  • Mounting hardware
  • Stylus guard

Shure M97xE Features:

  • Stylus Mass: Very Low
  • Diamond Stylus Tip: Elliptical
  • Sound Accuracy: Very High
  • Record Wear: Very Low
  • Dynamic Stabilizer Damper / De-Staticizer
  • Die Cast Aluminum Mounting Block
  • Side Guard Stylus Protection System

Shure M97xE Specifications:

  • Tone Arm Mount: Standard 1/2"
  • Cartridge Type: Moving magnet
  • Cantilever:
    • Shure Type II - Very low mass
    • Heat-treated aluminum alloy/tubular
    • 1.0 mil wall thickness / 20 mil diameter
  • Diamond Stylus Tip:
    • Polished natural gem stone
    • Elliptical
    • Side x front radii: 0.2 x 0.7 ml
  • Tracking Force:
    • Effective at stylus tip
    • Range: 0.75 to 1.50 grams
    • Optimum: 1.25 grams
  • Trackability: At 1 gram tracking force (cm per second peak velocity)
    • 1 kHz - 44
    • 10kHz - 31
  • Amplitude: 80 µm at 400 Hz
  • Frequency Response: Essentially flat from 20 to 22,000 Hz
  • Stereo Channel Balance: Within 2 dB
  • Channel Separation: Typical at 1 kHz: 25 dB
  • Output Voltage: Typical at 1 kHz: 4.0 mV RMS at 5 cm/sec peak velocity
  • Recommended Load: 47 kilohms in parallel with 250 pf
  • Net Weight: 6.6 grams
  • Height: 15.875 mm
  • Warranty: Full one-year
  • Replacement Stylus: User-replaceable N97xE
  • Accessory Stylus: For wide groove / 78 RPM recordings N78S
Replacement Stylus - Audiophile Hi-Fi Cartridge
Shure N97XE Replacement Stylus - Audiophile Hi-Fi Cartridge
* Replacement Stylus for Shure M97XE Cartridges *The M97xE is a superbly tracking, neutral, smooth-sounding magnetic cartridge, designed to provide long hours of undistorted, easy listening, without fatiguing the ear or tiring the mind. ...

Shure M97xE
Audiophile Hi-Fi Cartridge

OUR PART #  M97XE

Product Information:

Shure's M97xE is a superbly tracking, neutral, smooth-sounding magnetic cartridge, designed to provide long hours of undistorted, easy listening, without fatiguing the ear or tiring the mind.

The Shure M97xE cartridge is able to accurately reproduce very difficult musical passages, particularly in the high-frequency range, where audio modulations are the smallest and most concentrated, and stylus tip movement is consequently the most rapid. The Shure M97xE highly precise tracking ability and flat frequency response are made possible by Shure's M97xE unique Type II low-mass thin-wall aluminum alloy stylus cantilever, combined with a precision-crafted, finely polished, elliptical diamond tip.

Shure M97xE Includes:

  • Headshell Screwdriver
  • Stylus cleaning brush
  • User Guide
  • Mounting hardware
  • Stylus guard

Shure M97xE Features:

  • Stylus Mass: Very Low
  • Diamond Stylus Tip: Elliptical
  • Sound Accuracy: Very High
  • Record Wear: Very Low
  • Dynamic Stabilizer Damper / De-Staticizer
  • Die Cast Aluminum Mounting Block
  • Side Guard Stylus Protection System

Shure M97xE Specifications:

  • Tone Arm Mount: Standard 1/2"
  • Cartridge Type: Moving magnet
  • Cantilever:
    • Shure Type II - Very low mass
    • Heat-treated aluminum alloy/tubular
    • 1.0 mil wall thickness / 20 mil diameter
  • Diamond Stylus Tip:
    • Polished natural gem stone
    • Elliptical
    • Side x front radii: 0.2 x 0.7 ml
  • Tracking Force:
    • Effective at stylus tip
    • Range: 0.75 to 1.50 grams
    • Optimum: 1.25 grams
  • Trackability: At 1 gram tracking force (cm per second peak velocity)
    • 1 kHz - 44
    • 10kHz - 31
  • Amplitude: 80 µm at 400 Hz
  • Frequency Response: Essentially flat from 20 to 22,000 Hz
  • Stereo Channel Balance: Within 2 dB
  • Channel Separation: Typical at 1 kHz: 25 dB
  • Output Voltage: Typical at 1 kHz: 4.0 mV RMS at 5 cm/sec peak velocity
  • Recommended Load: 47 kilohms in parallel with 250 pf
  • Net Weight: 6.6 grams
  • Height: 15.875 mm
  • Warranty: Full one-year
  • Replacement Stylus: User-replaceable N97xE
  • Accessory Stylus: For wide groove / 78 RPM recordings N78S
Replacement Stylus - Audiophile Hi-Fi Cartridge
Shure N97XE Replacement Stylus - Audiophile Hi-Fi Cartridge
* Replacement Stylus for Shure M97XE Cartridges *The M97xE is a superbly tracking, neutral, smooth-sounding magnetic cartridge, designed to provide long hours of undistorted, easy listening, without fatiguing the ear or tiring the mind. ...
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