Stylus/pickup wear: when to replace?

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  1. espendo

    espendo Well-Known Member

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    So, I had my Elys 2 pickup for about a year or so.

    What is the durability on these things?

    Let's say I play a little more than an hour a day, maybe 400 hours per year then.

    Two years, three years? Anything specific to look for or listen to?
     
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    lee newman Well-Known Member

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    About a thousand hours. With your spin frequency two to three years should work. I spin fairly heavy and replace once a year. If your records start to sound bad that may be an indication it’s time.
     
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