Elektra/Elan - Q. Are Elan and Elektra styli interchangeable?
Yes, they are interchangeable. Going to the Elektra stylus from an Elan is a massive upgrade. Elan has a spherical stylus, whereas the Elektra has an elliptical one. Sonically, it’s the difference between 60s and 70s technology. You will hear a great improvement in the high frequency range with lower distortion in sibilant sounds, such as “esses” in vocals and loud cymbals. Whilst we no longer manufacture either, we would advise double-checking the cost of an Elektra stylus though, as it may be a better option to upgrade to a E3, which is another level of sound quality better the Elektra, which it replaces.
E Series - Q. Can I use a different stylus on an E series cartridge?
Answer: You can on the Goldring E series, as the styli are all interchangeable as the body is the same throughout the range.
Elektra - Q. Which current cartridge is the equivalent to the Elektra?
Answer: Please kindly note that the Elan & Elektra were discontinued in August 2017, and superseded by the E-Series. The equivalent cartridge to the Elektra in the new range is the E3, with its 0.7 x 0.3 mil elliptical stylus. It is actually an ...
1000 Series - Q. Can I use a different stylus on a 1000 series cartridge?
Answer: You can on the Goldring 1000 range, as the styli are all interchangeable as the body is the same throughout the range.
2000 Series - Q. Can I use a different stylus on a 2000 series cartridge?
Answer: With the Goldring 2000 range, there are differences between the bodies; the 2400 and 2500 use metal alloy bodies, the 2300 uses a plated body, and the 2200 has electrical differences to the 2100. The 2500 body suffers less from resonance and ...
GL75 - Q. I need a new stylus for my Golding GL75 turntable?
Answer: The GL75 was fitted with a G800 cartridge, but unfortunately, given it's age, the stylus is no longer available as a replacement part. We advise looking at the Goldring E Series cartridges as suitable replacements. For more information, ...