DJ phonograph cartridge for scratch DJ's and turntablists is designed not to skip even under the most demanding circumstances. Features include a tracking force of 1.5 to 3 grams, ultra-high output, ultra-low record wear, and big bass sound emphasis.

Main Features

  • 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


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

Furnished Accessories

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

Available Variants


Technical specifications

6 g
Phono height:
Frequency Range:
20 Hz – 20 kHz
Cartridge type:

Further Technical Specifications

Further Specs:
  • 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 Response:?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:
    • N44-7

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