Shure M44-7 Review
The king of scratch cartridges. The Shure M44-7 ‘s high price tag is worth it for its great performance. If set up porperly and broken in, these cartridges almost never skip. The Shure M44-7 also boasts a low tracking force, which translates into minimum record wear. Higly recommended for skratch DJs.
Staff ReviewThe Shure M44-7 cartridge is reguarded by many as the most pure scratch cartridge out there. You'll pay a pretty penny for it, but its worth every cent. When set correctly and broken in, these babys won't skip. The M44-7's tracking force is very low, meaning they will put less wear on your records. Its output is extremely loud with a powerful base-heavy sound. DJbooth.net recommends the Shure M44-7 scratch cartridge to any serious scratch DJ.
Features & Specs
- Combining Shure's 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.