The Ortofon would be my choice. Also consider the OM20 for the table you are using.
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I just mounted up an AT 440ML on an SME3009 III on a Linn LP-12, and boy does it sound sweet for the $80-$90 it is going for! It doesn't get much better than that in MM. (I have had V-15 V, Grado Platinum and Sonata, Van Den Hull MC One (MC), AT OC-3(MC)) NeedleDoctor.com has it for $99, I got mine from Ed Saunders for $80. Why pay more while you are investigating?
The Shure is a great cartridge and is nice for the anti-static dust brush and the damping helps it work in a variety of arms, but costs 3x as much. When I first mounted the VdH MC One, my first impression was how similar it sounded to the V-15 V!
I would also suggest the M97xE Shure. I have both this and a Type V and they are each excellent. The stabilizer brush will work on the Yamaha stock arm and help track warped records.
I use SL1200 and SP15 Technics tables with the SME 3012R arm with dampner on the SP15. The M97XE will sound just slightly brighter than the Type V which some find too polite. You can later buy a Type 5 stylus at Garage A Records ( best prices )to use on the M97 body as it is the same as the type V. The AT 440ML mentioned above is also a great buy for the money.
Whichever choice you decide on make sure you invest in a suction type record cleaning machine as this will make the vinyl experience high end. Brushes and fluids are fine but they realy do not clean the record without the vacuum.