There are quite a number of very good cartridges now in either MM or MC configuration. Or even moving iron. I am sure that you could find a good selection in either category. Many purists will say that a top MC type will give more detail and quicker response. I tend to agree with this and have a MC myself. However MC have drawbacks too, like needing more step-up which adds either a transformer or more gain stages to the signal path. High output MC are very popular lately, as a compromise between both types. It is more important to get a cartridge that you like the sound of, and mates well with your system, than whether it is MC,MM,or MI. Just like it is with any other component, the execution of design, and the system compatiblity, may be more important than specs or theory. IMHO.
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