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Thank you, Mr. Newton.

Regards,
Ben Roth

On Wed, Feb 23, 2022 at 2:56 PM Graham Newton <[log in to unmask]>
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> On 2/23/2022 10:44 AM, Benjamin Roth-Aroni wrote:
>
> > I was using a Shure M44-7 with the correct wiring and a Pathé stylus.
> > It was working wonderfully (sounding great), then, I had to switch styli,
> > and when I went to insert a different stylus the part that holds the stem
> > of the stylus got bent, and I can't insert the stylus anymore.  *Can
> anyone
> > fix that??!!!*
>
> Hello  Ben...
>
> The Shure M44 cartridge uses a stylus assembly that you insert into the
> body of
> the cartridge.  They are fairly easy to change by grasping the colored
> plastic
> front part of the stylus assembly and pulling carefully straight out.
> Re-inserting another stylus assembly is done the same way.  If you apply a
> bending motion it is possible you may have bent the tiny tube that the
> stylus
> cantilever is mounted in, and that being the case, I'd say it's new stylus
> time.
>
> To be sure, take some pictures of it and send them to Expert Stylus in the
> UK.
> They will be able to tell you if it is possible to do anything to fix the
> problem, but I doubt it.
>
> Email at:  [log in to unmask]
>
> Or You could telephone them at:  011-44-1372-276604
>
> If the cantilever itself has a crease on it, then the actual stylus
> gemstone
> mounted on it will no longer be at the correct angle to play the record
> properly, in which case, I say again it's new stylus time.
>
> > I have another Shure M44-7 with the same wiring which I'm using to
> transfer
> > Edison Diamond discs and it sounds great with Edisons, but when I use the
> > Pathé stylus for Pathé records it sounds very weak.  *Don't Edison
> Diamond
> > discs and Pathé records require the same wiring?*
>
> If I am correct, both Edison Diamond discs and Pathé records are vertical
> cuts
> and would use the same cartridge wiring to respond to vertical stylus
> motion as
> opposed to the usual lateral motion.  The only difference would likely be
> the
> size and shape of the stylus required since I believe the Edison and Pathé
> records require different styli.
>
> Again, Expert Stylus in the UK could advise you about this.
>
> I have used their services in the past and been very satisfied with their
> advice and product supplied to me.
>
>
>
>
> ... Graham Newton
>
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