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Shop for Wurlitzer Jukebox Needles. 

Scan through the pictures below, you should be able to find a match for the needle in your Wurlitzer jukebox. If you don't see a match, email a picture of the needle and cartridge along with any markings and I'll see if I can find something for you.

"S" Type Needles

This needle is made to fit any tone arm / pickup that uses a set screw to hold the needle in place. 

Virtually every model from the 30's through the late 40's, with either a magnetic or crystal style pickup originally used this type needle.

Includes all Wurlitzer models thru the 1080

Replaces Astatic #N4-3S

3 Mil Sapphire Tip for 78 Records $19.99

Replaces Astatic #N4-3S

S Needles for 78 Models converted to play 7" 45 RPM Records

.7 Mil Diamond Tip

Out of Stock

1 Mil Sapphire Tip $10


Astatic #51

The Astatic #51 cartridge was commonly used as part of a lightweight conversion kit in many "Golden Age" Wurlitzer's with Bear-Paw or Lollypop style tone arms. 

If your cartridge looks like one of these

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Order this needle

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3 mil sapphire tip for playing 78 Records, $23.99

Replaces Astatic N29-3

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.7 mil Sapphire Tip for Stereo 45 Records $18.99

Replaces Astatic N29-1

.7 mil Diamond Tip for Stereo 45 Records $21.99

Replaces Astatic N29-1

Zenith Cobra

The Zenith Cobra cartridge is found in some 1015 / 1080's with Cobra update/conversion kits, all 1080A through 2250 models and the 2300 through 2600 series with Mono sound systems. 

These are the latest design and are brand new factory fresh cartridges.

To replace the needle means replacing the entire cartridge as shown. It's a simple pull-out / push-in fit.

Available in three variations: 

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3 mil best choice for playing original 78's only

Select the 3 mil Cobra for 1080 models with a Cobra tone arm and all 1100-1650's playing only original 78's

Replaces the original Red 97-3

Out of Stock

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Select the 2 mil Cobra for playing original and reproduction 78's intermixed or original 78's and 45's intermix

1250 - 1650 series

Replaces the original Red & Green Astatic #97-2

Out of Stock

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.7 mil Cobra for playing 45's, or reproduction 78's only

Fits: 1080A-1650 playing 45's, all 1700-2250 models & 2300-2600 series models that are HiFi (does not fit Stereo models)

Brand New Red Cobra Replaces the original Green Astatic #97-1

Inquire for Availability


Sonotone 8T 

The Sonotone 8T is found on all stereo Wurlitzer's from the 2300-2600. It can be recognized it by it's bright red color.

If your cartridge looks like this

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Order this needle

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Exact replacement for both black and gold type needles.

.7 mil Diamond Tip: $13.95 each

Sonotone 9T 

The Sonotone #9T cartridge is typically found on Wurlitzer jukeboxes from the 2700 through the 3200 models.

If your cartridge looks like this

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Order this needle. 

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Exact replacement for all previous colors

Double sided: .7 mil Diamond / .7 mil Sapphire Tip

$15.99 each

Sonotone 52T / 65T

The Sonotone 52T cartridge is typically found on some Wurlitzer 3200 models & all 3300 model jukeboxes. It can be found occasionally on similar models.

The red 65T was a popular replacement cartridge for many models.

If your cartridge looks like either of these:

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Order this needle

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Exact Replacement, .7 mil Diamond Tip: $12.99

Astatic 215 

The Astatic #215 cartridge is found on Wurlitzer the 3400 & 3500 series jukeboxes.

If your cartridge looks like this:

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Order this needle

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Replaces  N14

.7 mil Diamond Tip: $12.95 Each

Astatic 133 

The Astatic #133 cartridge is found on US built Wurlitzer 3600-3800, 7500 & 1050 jukeboxes. 

The same needle can also be found on some German built models from the mid to late 70's, such as the Lyric, Niagara, Baltic, Atlanta, the X-Series and several more.

If your cartridge looks like this:

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Order this needle

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Exact Replacement, Color may vary

Diamond Tip: $12.99

Needles for German Built Wurlitzers

Merula STC-480

The Merula STC-480 is used on many early German built Wurlitzer's like the Lyric, Atlanta and Tarock models. 

If your cartridge looks like this

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Purchase this needle

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.7 Mil diamond tip

Out of Stock


Merula STC-485/STC-486

The Merula STC-485/STC-486 is used on mid-70's German built Wurlitzer jukeboxes. Models include the Lyric, Baltic, Atlanta, Cabaret and Niagara.

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.7 mil diamond tip, $18

Philips GP-212 / GP-213

This needle fits the Philips GP-212 / GP-213 which is found in many German made Wurlitzer's built from 1972-1979 including: Baltic, Niagara, the X series, Lyric and many other models.

If your cartridge looks like this

Then this is your needle.

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Exact Replacement

Replaces #22 070 006

$12 each

Shure M75C / CS

This is the most commonly used needle for German built Wurlitzer's and fits most OMT 1015s

This needle fits the Shure M75 series cartridge which was original equipment on many German built Wurlitzer's from the mid-70's and later

The list includes: the SL, Baltic & Niagara series, plus most OMT models (One More Time) and a number of others. 


If your cartridge looks like this

Order this needle

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N75C Diamond tip, commercial duty, exact replacement stylus

$24.99 each


Sanyo Needle

The Sanyo cartridge is used in the later German built Wurlitzer 1015/OMT's (One More Time)


If your cartridge looks like this

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 then order this needle

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  .7 mil Diamond Tip, $24.99


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