Replacing the stylus
The supplied stylus is good for approximately 400 hours of playback. Replace the stylus in a timely fashion to prevent damage to your record collection.
When replacing the stylus, make sure to request the DSN-85 for dedicated use with this unit at either the location where you purchased this unit or a local repair shop.
Removing the stylus
Holding the cartridge in one hand, use your other hand to hold the stylus and pull it down in the direction of arrow ①, then pull the stylus in the direction of arrow ② to remove it.
Attaching a stylus
Holding the cartridge in one hand, use your other hand to hold the stylus and insert the hooked part of the stylus into the long hole in the cartridge in the direction of arrow ①, then push it up in the direction of arrow ② until it clicks in place.
Make sure this unit and any connected amplifiers are off before replacing the stylus.
Be very careful when handling the delicate stylus tip. Remove dirt or dust from the stylus tip with a soft brush, etc.
Replacing the stylus is easier when the headshell is removed from the tone arm.