The Audio-Technica AT95e AT-95e phono
cartridge is a really great budget moving magnet cartridge. It is manufactured extremely well in Japan and is
very reliable. Its performance is top
class. Our low price is no more than the USA Dollar
price, plus 5% import duty, 17.5% VAT. No tricks here and
supplied directly by Audio Technica UK straight to Sound Hi Fi.
You get a one year Audio Technica UK warranty.
Enjoy great accurate tracking, separation, and performance
when listening to your favourite vinyl with this
magnet phono cartridge. The 1/2-inch mount cartridge features an
elliptical shaped diamond stylus that tracks portions of the
groove that spherical styli simply cannot reach, ensuring that
high-frequency passages sound clear and crisp.
The elliptical shape also wears remarkably evenly, extending the lives of both
the record and the stylus itself (up to 1,000 hours. The stylus
and cartridge is covered by a
This is the lowest
cartridge that you should fit to an old record deck before
ruining your LP's. It is very highly rated by many
audiophile forums as the lowest price budget cartridge there is.
Do a search and see for yourself?
AT95E AT-95E phono cartridge recent reviews and awards:
Stereophile Recommended Component October 2004, 2005 & April
2006 (Vol. 27 No. 10, Vol. 28 No. 10 & Vol. 29 No. 4).
Stereo Times 2007
had this to say: Due to its strong rhythmic performance and
excellent timing, the AT95E excels with Pop, Rock, and Jazz
recordings. The AT95E’s portrayal of acoustic instrumental
timbre sounds more natural than that of the CD.
I played the two cartridges on six different turntables: my
antique Connoisseur BD2A, the cheap and cheerful new Rega P2,
two Linn Sondek LP12s and my two Origin Live reference tables. I
also used seven different phono sections. Linn’s old
rule-of-thumb that the cartridge is the least important part of
an LP playback system still holds largely true, augmented now by
the importance of turntable isolation devices and replacement
platter mats. As I played the cartridge in ever-more highly
resolving gear it was clear that any sins committed by this
superb value cartridge were those of omission rather than active
Those on a very tight budget or those building an inexpensive
analogue LP front end need look no further than the Audio
Technica AT 95E.
Output voltage at 1000 Hz, 5cm/sec.: 3.5 mV
Channel balance: within 2.0 dB
Channel separation at 1 kHz: > 20 dB
Frequency response: 20-20.000 Hz
Dynamic compliance (x10-6 cm/dyne) : 6.5
Static compliance (x10-6 cm/dyne) : 20
Load resistance: 47 k Ohms
Load capacitance: 100 - 200 pF
Stylus type: 0.4 x 0.7 mil elliptical diamond stylus
Tracking force range: 1.5 -2.5 g
Tracking force, recommended: 2.0 g
Vertical tracking angle: 20°
Coil impedance at 1kHz : 2.8 k Ohms
Coil inductance at 1kHz : 400 mH
Cartridge colour, body/stylus: Black/Green
Cartridge weight: 6.5 g
Dimensions (mm) : L 30.5 x W 17.0 x H 17.20
All of Audio-Technica's phonograph cartridges employ low mass
structure. With their low mass and high tracking ability, these
cartridges are very gentle on your irreplaceable records..
£34.95 inc VAT
How do we get that price?
We love Audio Technica and we buy a shed load of stuff from
them. They seem to like us too, so we get the best
possible price, and 'cos we are nice guys, we pass this on to
are supplied brand new in bulk by Audio Technica UK and are
packed and guaranteed by both Sound Hi Fi and Audio Technica UK,
no grey imports here!!