Wow what a shock announcement for turntabilist around the world, after almost 80 years Shure has stoped manufacturing stylus and cartridges for the turntable industry effective immediately. Shure an American Company founded in 1925 started manufacturing cartridges in 1937 and had become a favourite amoungst DJs around the world. In a statement relesed in May 2018 Shure stated that the problem was maintaning the High quality, reliability and value in these products.The required consistency in materiels, processes and testing had made it extremely difficult in maintaing this high standard, so they have been forced to stop manufacturing these products all together. So DJs and turntabilists buy up whatever you can find.