Audio Technica ATP-N2 Replacement Stylus for ATP-1 and ATP-2
*Please Handle the Audio Technica ATP-N2 Stylus with Care*
Genuine Audio Technica ATP-N2 replacement stylus for ATP-1 and ATP-2 cartridges. Features elliptical stylus tip with 3-5 gram tracking force. Found on the ATP-2 cartridge in the AT-PL120 turntable and many others.
Replacement stylus for these cartridges:
Elliptical needles have more efficient contact with the surface of the record than a conical tip.
Original needle color is usually: BLUE plate logo (Professional series) front/WHITE body
Replacement styli are precision manufactured to restore A-T cartridges (and many other popular brands) to their original performance.
The illustration(above) represents the basic method of stylus removal and replacement. The stylus must be fully seated on the body for proper performance.
To remove old stylus (needle), hold the cartridge in one hand, grasp the plastic stylus housing with thumb and forefinger, and pull away from the cartridge. The stylus assembly comes away at a slight angle, as indicated by the arrow.
To install replacement stylus, insert the new stylus assembly into the cartridge at a slight angle, so the hook at the end of the stylus fits into the slot in the cartridge body. The stylus assembly should click into place when fully seated on the cartridge. The stylus must be fully seated on the body for proper operation.
Audio-Technica has been perfecting the art of transducer technology since our first hand-crafted phono cartridge in 1962.