M25C DJ Phono Cartridge


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Standard DJ needle for all applications.(Discontinued)

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  • In the box


This cartridge is an ideal choice for all-purpose DJ use. The M25C is our standard DJ needle for all applications including mixing and spinning. 

With a tracking force range of 1.5 to 3 grams, the M25C provides for significant skip resistance.  Sharing the Shure versatile Type I cantilever design with the M35S and M35X, the M25C offers high-definition sound reproduction at all audible frequencies. 

The replacement styli for this cartridge is the N25C


  • Skip Resistance: high
  • Output: high
  • Record Wear: very low
  • Sound Emphasis: solid bass with clear mids


  • Tone Arm Mount: 1/2" standard mount
  • Cartridge Type: MM
  • Output Voltage: 6,0 mV
  • Recommended Load: 47 kΩ; 250 pf
  • Tracking Force Range: 1,5 - 3 g
  • (Stylus) Cantilever:
    • Shure Type I
    • Heat-treated aluminum alloy / tubular
    • 1 mil wall thickness / 30 mil diameter
  • Diamond Stylus Tip:

    Sperical 0,7 mil 

  • Compliance: 20 µm/mN
  • Frequency ResponseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Stereo Channel Balance: 2 dB
  • Channel Separation (at 1kHz): 20 dB
  • Net Weight: 6,2 g
  • Height: 15,9 mm
  • Replacement Needles:

In the box:

  • Stylus Guard
  • Headshell Weight (3 grams)
  • Extra Set of 4 Headshell Wires (4-99)
  • Stylus Cleaning Brush
  • User Guide
  • Mounting hardware


Optional Accessories

SFG-2 Stylus Tracking Force Gauge
N25C Replacement Needle for M25C