Phono Cartridges

Collection: Phono Cartridges

Changing the cartridge on your turntable is a great way to improve sonic performance without the expense of buying a new turntable altogether. Paragon offers a wide selection of phono cartridges, including a variety of types - moving-magnet (MM) and moving-coil (MC) cartridges - in a variety of body materials - wood, stone, metal, etc. Shop our hand-picked collection of phono cartridges below.
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Sumiko Blue Point No. 3 Phono Cartridge
Sumiko Blue Point No. 3 Phono Cartridge
Sumiko Blue Point No. 3 Phono Cartridge
Price
$499.00

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Sumiko Amethyst Cartridge
Sumiko Amethyst Cartridge
Sumiko Amethyst Cartridge
Price
$599.00

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Sumiko Rainier Cartridge
Sumiko Rainier Cartridge
Sumiko Rainier Cartridge
Price
$149.00

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Sumiko Olympia Cartridge
Sumiko Olympia Cartridge
Sumiko Olympia Cartridge
Price
$199.00

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Sumiko Moonstone Cartridge
Sumiko Moonstone Cartridge
Price
$299.00

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Sumiko Celebration 40 Phono Cartridge
Sumiko Celebration 40 Phono Cartridge
Sumiko Celebration 40 Phono Cartridge
Price
$2,799.00

Phono Cartridges

Sumiko Songbird Phono Cartridge
Sumiko Songbird Phono Cartridge
Price
$899.00

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Sumiko Starling Cartridge
Sumiko Starling Cartridge
Price
$1,799.00

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Sumiko Black Pearl Cartridge
Sumiko Black Pearl Cartridge
Price
$99.00

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Sumiko Oyster Cartridge
Sumiko Oyster Cartridge
Price
$79.00

Phono Cartridges

Sumiko Palo Santos Presentation Cartridge
Sumiko Palo Santos Presentation Cartridge
Price
$4,499.00

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Sumiko Pearl Phono Cartridge
Sumiko Pearl Phono Cartridge
Price
$119.00

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Sumiko Pearwood Celebration II Cartridge
Sumiko Pearwood Celebration II Cartridge
Price
$2,799.00

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You will find that different types of phono cartridges, with varying body construction & materials, each present a variance of sound that could result in the acoustic change you want. When shopping for phono cartridges, it's important that you find a cartridge that can be correctly mounted to your tonearm - some tonearms have different mounting styles - and that you have a phono preamplifier or built-in phono stage that is compatible with the type of phono cartridge that you purchase (a moving coil (MC) phono cartridge has lower output than a moving-magnet (MM) type, so the MC needs more amplification). Some phono preamplifiers are built with both MM & MC inputs (and you can switch between them), but others are only single-use MM or MC. If you're not sure what phono cartridges are capable with your turntable, Paragon's staff is here to help! Please contact us for expert advice. Otherwise, you can shop our phono cartridge selection online & we wish you happy shopping!