Lyra Delos or Kleos.
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Wish I had problems like yours ... Tone Publications did a review on Lyra cartridges a while back. Even for the money they command, they are a real value. The review went into more detail and the reviewer was running a VPI Classic II or III I believe. You can shoot Tone an email and Jeff will almost always reply. He has been running Lyra for a while but also lots of other carts. He really knows his stuff and is great to communicate with.
Good luck, I doubt you can go wrong. Love the Mahi's, I nearly bought a set last year but missed out. Grrrrr
Hi. Fellow Soul Superfly and former VPI TNT owner. The Lyra's have worked well with VPI turntables. Their tendency to be on the cool side mated well with warm sound of the VPI's. The Classic is far more neutral then previous VPI's but the current Lyra are less cool so the nice balance remains.
I will second the Soundsmith recommendation. Had a chance to hear the Hyperion at RMAF and thought it was the best analog I heard. The Hyperion ($7500) is out of your price range but the Sussuro Paua is right there and would be a great match for the VPI arm.
I would also suggest looking at the Miyajimi Kansui.
Lastly, if you haven't upgraded the Superfly to the Nano driver would strongly recommend the upgrade. A significant jump in sound for $400 ($600-$200 refund after you send back the old drivers)
Good luck with your choice.
Simply wanted to say thanks, I very much enjoyed all the responses. I placed my order today! VPI Classic I in black with the SoundSmith Sussurro Paua Cartridge. I am very excited to say the least. I have been wanting to upgrade my Music Hall TT for about one year, it has been a great table however what I am about to get I think will be a true game changer. I think matching it with the all tube Fosgate Phone Stage and the Manley Monoblocks will be a great team. Thanks again.