phono cartridge

Definitions

Electronics

  • In a phonograph, an electromechanical transducer whose stylus vibrates as it follows the grooves of a record, and which converts these vibrations into electric signals. There are various types, including moving coil and piezoelectric, and each attaches to a phonograph arm. Also called phonograph pickup, phonograph cartridge, phono pickup, pickup (2), pickup cartridge, or cartridge (4).
  • synonymphono pickup
  • synonymphonograph cartridge
  • synonymphonograph pickup
  • synonympickup
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