Audio-Technica moving coil cartridges are manufactured to the highest standards.

Due to the technical nature and highly skilled construction involved in moving coil cartridges, Audio-Technica does not recommend having a moving coil cartridge re-tipped or repaired by any independent, unauthorized repair center.

The original performance and optimal specifications can only be obtained when the complete cartridge is serviced and thoroughly tested by our skilled engineers at Audio-Technica’s production facility in Japan.

Therefore, Audio-Technica offers a comprehensive trade-in program for its customers with moving coil cartridges with worn out styli. Please contact us for more details.