There are several good turntable phono cartridges that perform very well for less than $100. You do not need to spend excessive amounts of money on a turntable phono cartridge that will have excellent audio fidelity:

Ortofon OM10 Super
AUDIO TECHNICA – AT95E SPECIAL EDITION CARTRIDGE
Audio Technica AT440ML
Audio Technica AT 3600CF
Audio Technica AT 13EA
Audio Technica AT-120E
Audio Technica 440MLa
Grado Red
LP Gear T4P REFERENCE SERIES VL
Shure M97xE
Denon DL110
Dynavector DV17D2
Decca Gold
ADC XLMII
Pickering XV15/1200
ADC QLM 32 II
Stanton 500 E Mk II
Sumiko Oyster
Sumiko Pearl
Grado Prestige Gold 1
AT-110e
Stanton 500E
Grado Black

If you give us the make and model of the turntable you will be mounting the cartridge in, we might be able to give more specific advice.

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