M44-7 Phonograph Cartridge


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Legendary DJ Cartridge used by professionals the world over. Along with it having an ultra high output, the M44-7 is the needle of choice for many champion DJ’s worldwide, including the former invisibl Skratch Piklz, X-ecutioners and the world famous Beat Junkies.

RRP: £ 55.00
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What type of DJ is this cartridge suited to?

Engineered for scratch DJ’s and turntablists, the M44-7 is designed not to skip under even the most demanding circumstances.  

Replacement styli for this cartridge is the N44-7


  • Combining the Shure unique wide-diameter Type S cantilever with a tracking force of 1.5 to 3.0 grams, the M44-7's rugged construction is highly durable, but will not unduly wear your vinyl.
  • With a 9.5 mV output, the highest on the market, the M44-7 produces very powerful, resonant sound.
  • Skip Resistance: ultra high
  • Output: ultra high
  • Record Wear: ultra low
  • Sound Emphasis: big bass


  • Tone Arm Mount: 1/2" standard mount
  • Cartridge Type: MM
  • Output Voltage: 9,5 mV
  • Recommended Load: 47 kΩ; 450 pf
  • Tracking Force Range: 1,5 - 3 g
  • (Stylus) Cantilever:
    • Shure Type S
    • Heat-treated aluminum alloy / tubular
    • 1,6 mil wall thickness / 34,5 mil diameter
  • Diamond Stylus Tip:

    Sperical 0,7 mil

  • Compliance: 20
  • Frequency ResponseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary: 20 Hz - 17 kHz
  • Stereo Channel Balance: 2 dB
  • Channel Separation (at 1kHz): 20 dB
  • Net Weight: 6,7 g
  • Height: 15,9 mm
  • Replacement Needles:


  • DJ Mag Winner - Best Scratch Cart

In the box:

  • Attached flip-down Stylus Guard
  • Headshell Screwdriver (Phillips)
  • Extra Set of 4 Headshell Wires (4-99)
  • Stylus Cleaning Brush
  • Headshell Weight (3 grams)
  • User Guide
  • Mounting hardware

Optional Accessories

N44-7 Replacement Needle for M44G
MCC Cartridge Carry Case
SFG-2 Stylus Tracking Force Gauge