Magnetic

Mag_CartridgeIn a moving magnet cartridge, the stylus cantilever carries a tiny permanent magnet, which is positioned between two sets of fixed coils (in a stereophonic cartridge), forming a tiny electromagnetic generator. As the magnet vibrates in response to the stylus following the record groove, it induces a tiny current in the coils.

Because the magnet is small and has little mass, and is not coupled mechanically to the generator (as in a ceramic cartridge), a properly adjusted stylus follows the groove more faithfully while requiring less tracking force (the downward pressure on the stylus).

There is a sub-category. Moving iron and induced magnet types (ADC being a well known example) which have the magnet fixed and move a piece of iron or other ferrous alloy in the field of the magnet to produce the signal within the fixed coils.

Audio technica Turntable Magnetic Cartridge with Stylus LP Record Player Phono
Audio technica Turntable Magnetic Cartridge with Stylus LP Record Player Phono
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Audio Technica VM520EB Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge
Audio Technica VM520EB Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge
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Pro ject Primary Turntable Reference Edition With Ortofon OM5 Magnetic cartridge
Pro ject Primary Turntable Reference Edition With Ortofon OM5 Magnetic cartridge
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Audio Technica VM540ML Dual Moving Magnet Stereo Cartridge with MicroLine Stylus
Audio Technica VM540ML Dual Moving Magnet Stereo Cartridge with MicroLine Stylus
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Audio Technica VM760SLC Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge
Audio Technica VM760SLC Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge
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Audio Technica VM740ML Dual Moving Magnet Stereo Cartridge with MicroLine Stylus
Audio Technica VM740ML Dual Moving Magnet Stereo Cartridge with MicroLine Stylus
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Audio Technica VM750SH Dual Moving Magnet Stereo Cartridge with Shibata Stylus
Audio Technica VM750SH Dual Moving Magnet Stereo Cartridge with Shibata Stylus
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Audio Technica VM510CB Dual Moving Magnet Stereo Cartridge with Conical Stylus
Audio Technica VM510CB Dual Moving Magnet Stereo Cartridge with Conical Stylus
$109.00
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Audio Technica VM610MONO Dual Moving Magnet Mono Cartridge
Audio Technica VM610MONO Dual Moving Magnet Mono Cartridge
$129.00
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Audio Technica VM530EN Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge Orange
Audio Technica VM530EN Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge Orange
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Audio Technica VM670SP Dual Moving Magnet Mono Cartridge
Audio Technica VM670SP Dual Moving Magnet Mono Cartridge
$149.00
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Sumiko Oyster Moving Magnet Phono Cartridge
Sumiko Oyster Moving Magnet Phono Cartridge
$24.99
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Audio Technica Dual Magnet Phono Cartridge AT95E Bulk package
Audio Technica Dual Magnet Phono Cartridge AT95E Bulk package
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Turntable Crosley Direct Drive C200 w Audio Technica Magnetic Cartridge
Turntable Crosley Direct Drive C200 w Audio Technica Magnetic Cartridge
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Denon DP 300F Fully Automatic Analog Turntable Moving Magnet Cartridge Headshell
Denon DP 300F Fully Automatic Analog Turntable Moving Magnet Cartridge Headshell
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Grado Green Moving Magnet MM Phono Cartridge
Grado Green Moving Magnet MM Phono Cartridge
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Brand New Ortofon Magnetic Cartridge with OM10 Elliptical Stylus Mounting Screws
Brand New Ortofon Magnetic Cartridge with OM10 Elliptical Stylus Mounting Screws
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Grado Black Moving Magnet MM Phono Cartridge 2
Grado Black Moving Magnet MM Phono Cartridge 2
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Stereo Phono Preamplifier by LKG New Preamp Magnetic Cartridge to AUX Input
Stereo Phono Preamplifier by LKG New Preamp Magnetic Cartridge to AUX Input
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Hafler PH60 Phono Pre Amp for Moving Magnet Cartridges
Hafler PH60 Phono Pre Amp for Moving Magnet Cartridges
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