Ortofon 2M Blue Cartridge

Output Level 5.5 mV
Tracking Force 1.6 – 2.0 grams
Stylus Shape Nude Elliptical Diamond
Recommended Load Impedance 47k ohms
Channel Separation 25 dB
Mount Standard / Half Inch
Replacement Stylus Ortofon Stylus 2M Blue
Frequency Range 20-25,000 Hz

The first is Ortofon 2M Blue review, and the cartridge featuring Nude Elliptical diamond gives you brilliant sonic accuracy. The 2M Blue cartridge comes with split pole pins and has an output of 5.5 mV. On the tonearm, Ortofon 2M Blue and can Universal fit with most of the best turntables.

Why It Stands Out To Us

This 2M Blue cartridge is more resolutive and dynamic and is able to give you sonic quality sound. We recommend you this Ortofon 2M Blue cartridge to use with your at-lp120 turntable and enjoy the sonic quality sound of your vinyl records. So Ortofon 2M Blue is the best cartridge for audio Technica at-lp120.

What Recent Buyers Report Of Ortofon 2M Blue

For this 2M Blue cartridge, We found 326 global ratings and 87 percent five-star rating, which seems like a good sign for this cartridge. After using a 2M Blue cartridge with at-lp120, most people are satisfied because the cartridge sounds like crisp highs.

Pros
  • Acceptable tracker for Audio Technica At-lp120.
  • Detailed and precise.
  • Fit with multiple turntables.
  • User-replaceable.
  • Adds more dynamics & resolution.
  • It sounds more open.
  • It's well-built.
  • Pre-threaded mounts.
Cons
  • Regarded as quite.
  • Slight record wear.
  • For warm sound choice, the 2m blue cartridge is not perfect.

Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge

Next review of Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge and this moving magnet cartridge is able to provide you excellent quality sound. You will find threaded holes on the cartridge top front, and it also has color-coded pin terminals. The stylus of the Ortofon 2M Red cartridge is featuring tipped Elliptical diamond. The 2M Red cartridge's body quality is brilliant and can face unwanted resonances because its body is manufactured from Hopelex.

Why It Stands Out To Us

Due to the cartridge's reasonable price and quality, you can use this Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge with your Audio Technica at-lp120 turntable. The cartridge fits perfectly and gives a light touch of warmth. You can also replace Ortofon 2M Red with Stylus 2M Blue.

What Recent Buyers Report Of Ortofon 2M Red

For Ortofon moving magnet cartridges, we found 1,055 global ratings and got positive reviews. The installation of a 2m red cartridge is super easy, and you will get dynamic quality sound. So, you can use 2m red with your turntable and is the best cartridge for audio Technica at-lp120.

Pros
  • Pretty easy to setup.
  • Fits in most turntables.
  • No screws and little nuts to deal with it.
  • Sounds pretty good.
  • Budget Phono cartridge.
  • Sounds crisp and clean.
  • Color-coded pin terminals.
Cons
  • Dust sensitive cartridge.

Denon DL-110 Cartridge

Output Level 1.6 mV
Channel Separation 25 dB
Recommended Load Impedance 47k ohms
Stylus Shape Elliptical diamond 0.1 x 0.2mm
Mount Standard / Half Inch
Output Level 1.6 mV
Frequency Range 20-45,000Hz
Tracking Force 1.5-2.1g

Next Denon DL-110 cartridge review and it is well known as moving coil stereo cartridge. The DL-110 cartridge comes with a Cantilever, which is made of aluminum. The DL-110 cartridge stylus featuring a special elliptical diamond, and the cartridge frequency range is 20-45,000Hz. The DL-110 cartridge seems durable and is the best mid-range cartridge for audio Technica at-lp120.

Why it Stands Out to Us

Due to performance and quality, this DL-110 cartridge is brilliant for your Technica turntable. The cartridge tracking force up to 1.5-2.1g and has a frequency of 20-45,000Hz.

What Recent Buyers Report Of Denon DL-110

We found 115 global ratings about this MMC cartridge and have read good positive reviews and people really love it due to price-point, sound quality, and cartridge installation. Using the Denon DL-110 cartridge with audio Technica at-lp120 turntable is a perfect choice.

Pros
  • Great bass range control.
  • When need to swing, then it swings.
  • Ample tracking ability.
  • Fantastic price.
  • The cantilever is made of aluminum.
  • Works brilliantly with Moving coil preamp.
Cons
  • Low signal output level.

Audio-Technica VM540ML Cartridge

Output Level 4.0 mV
Channel Separation 28 dB
Recommended Load Impedance 47k ohms
Stylus Shape MicroLine® 2.2 x 0.12 mil
Mount Standard / Half Inch
Output Level 4.0 mV
Brand Audio-Technica
Color Red
Model Name VM540ML
Cantilever Type Aluminum Cantilever

Next VM540ML cartridge review. If we compare this audio Technica cartridge with Denon DL-110 in the price range, then this cartridge is lower in price than DL-110. It is equipped with dual magnets and is the same as all VM cartridges.

The cartridge Dual magnet technology means in stereo record groove it helps in matching positions of channels left to right. Unlike all the above-listed cartridges, the VM540ML cartridge features MicroLine Stylus, which gives you the highest frequency response.

It comes with an aluminum cantilever for best cartridge performance, and Paratoroidal coils work for good efficiency. Overall the VM540ML is the best cartridge for audio Technica at-lp120.

What Recent Buyers Report Of Technica VM540ML

We find 288 global ratings and no objection this audio Technica cartridge is Trusted by Professionals and works brilliantly. By comparison with DL-110, this one is a cheap cartridge for Technica at-lp120 turntable.

Pros
  • A-T’s Dual Magnet Design.
  • Trusted by Professionals.
  • Best MicroLine Stylus.
  • Perfectly trace the record groove.
  • Nuanced audio reproduction.
  • Stylus’s multilevel shape.
  • Para-toroidal coils for brilliant efficiency.
Cons
  • The heavy plastic base on the headshell.

Grado Prestige Gold Cartridge

Output Level 5.0 mV
Channel Separation 35 dB
Recommended Load Impedance 47k ohms
Recommended Tracking Force 1.5 grams
Color Black2
Stylus Shape Elliptical diamond
Mount Standard / Half Inch
Inductance 45mH
Resistance 475
Compliance CUs 20
Stylus Replacement U

Next, the Grado Prestige Gold review and the tonal balance given by this cartridge is excellent. Inside the cartridge, there are four copper wire coils that are of high purity. The Grado Prestige Gold is the best cartridge for audio Technica at-lp120 turntable.

You can get this cartridge in three different colors Black-2, Black-3, and gold-3 design variant. This Grado cartridge has a brilliant outer housing dampening technique and a Twin magnet system for great clear sound.

What Recent Buyers Report Of Grado Prestige Gold

 For this Grado, we found 230 global ratings, and most people giving a positive review to this cartridge. With an at-lp120 turntable, this Grado will work correctly and gives you brilliant quality sound and non-fatiguing. The Grado is providing the best cartridge for jazz records.

Pros
  • Best warmest sounding cartridge.
  • Lots of charm and soul
  • Cartridge made in NYC.
  • High frequency response.
  • Surface noise is dead quite.
  • Stylus digs deep into the track.
Cons
  • Prone to inner groove distortion.
  • For tonearms the cartridge is sensitive.
  • For low-mass tonearms.
  • On some turntables this Grado Prestige Gold prone to hum.
  • Unshielded.

Shure M97xE Cartridge

Stylus Mass Very Low
Diamond Stylus Tip Elliptical
Cantilever II low-mass,aluminum alloy
Record Wear Very Low
Sound Accuracy Very High
Key Features Dynamic Stabilizer Brush

Next is the Shure M97xE cartridge review, and this comes in the list of Best Magnetic Phono Cartridges. The Shure cartridge is giving high-quality sound and is only used for at-lp120 turntable and can also be used with standard Dj turntables. The Shure stylus mass is very low, but it has accuracy very high. For the vibration-free, the M97xE cartridge comes with the brilliant die-cast aluminum mounting block.

What Recent Buyers Report Of Shure M97xE

The cartridge Shure M97xE has 1,127 global ratings on amazon, and a total of seventy-eight percent of people have rated five stars to this cartridge.

Pros
  • Polished elliptical diamond tip.
  • High-frequency range.
  • Viscous-damped dynamic stabilizer.
  • The great die-cast aluminum mounting block.
Cons
  • Much less archiving.
  • Sometimes the volume drop-in issue on the left channel.