For turntablist and portablists

VNL Premounted

Expertly paired and mounted on our popular black SH-4 Headshell, the VNL is compatible with any standard DJ turntable and tonearm.
The quality of the SH-4 headshell is sturdy and rigid, with high quality tonearm terminal connections. One of the standout features of the VNL Premounted cartridge is its versatility. The universal mount fitting allows it to be used with a wide range of S-shaped tonearms, making it a great option for DJs who use multiple setups.



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Tailored to meet the distinct needs of DJs


The VNL cartridge boasts an array of features and enhancements. Equipped with a spherical stylus, the VNL cartridge excels in handling tough grooves, rendering it ideal for intensive use. Furthermore, its design minimizes record wear during scratching and back-cueing. The VNL cartridge ensures high tracking performance, catering to DVS and traditional vinyl setups. This performance is complemented by a harmonious balance between output strength and sound quality.

Exceptional compatibility


The VNL offers exceptional compatibility across various playback systems, guaranteeing stability within the groove even under the most challenging conditions. The cartridge body is meticulously designed to facilitate effortless mounting and alignment on various headshells. The VNL is available in two distinct product configurations: the VNL and VNL Premounted. The VNL Premounted is equipped with our renowned black SH-4 Headshell.

Versatile styli options

Rubber suspension

To align with the diverse demands of contemporary DJs, the VNL cartridge offers interchangeability with three distinct styli, each equipped with suspension types of varying feel and rigidity:

  1. Stylus VNL I: Compliance, Dynamic Lateral 16 μm/m N - Flexible
  2. Stylus VNL II: Compliance, Dynamic Lateral 15 μm/m N - Rigid
  3. Stylus VNL III: Compliance, Dynamic Lateral 14 μm/m N - Firm

A synergy of innovation and craftsmanship

Ultrasonic welding and robotic precision

Amidst its exceptional performance, the VNL represents the synergy of innovation and craftsmanship. The uniformity of components is fortified through ultrasonic welding, imparting unparalleled rigidity and a freedom from unwanted resonances. Precision reigns supreme through robotic assembly of the stylus unit, ensuring consistent excellence within an industrial context.

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  • Output voltage at 1 kHz, 5cm/sec
    6 mV
  • Channel seperation at 1 kHz
    20 dB
  • Frequency response 20 Hz - 20 kHz
    –2 / +4 dB
  • Tracking ability at 315Hz at recommended tracking force
    90 µm
  • Compliance, dynamic, lateral
    15 µm/mN
  • Stylus type
  • Stylus tip radius
    R 18 µm
  • Tracking force range
    3-5 g
  • Tracking force, recommended
    4 g
  • Internal impedance, DC resistance
    700 Ohm
  • Cartridge colour
  • Cartridge weight
    6.5 g
  • Premounted cartridge weight
    16.0 g
  • Recommended load resistance
    47 kOhm
  • Internal inductance
    450 mH
  • Recommended load capacitance
    47 kOhm
  • Replacement stylus

Incredible sound

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