The Denon 47F has a removal head shell.
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In addition to just a headshell, there are several arms that
the "wand" is removable. VPI is one.
Music Direct has a new limited time special edition VPI
"Scout SE" that looks really nice and is only $1395.00.
That would be my recommendation.
Also, remember without the complete turntable it will be
almost impossible to setup and align a cartridge correctly.
Without the complete turntable it will be+1.
The only instance I am aware of in which a cartridge can be properly installed without having the entire turntable is if both the cartridge and the turntable/tonearm conform to the T4P ("P-mount") standard. Those cartridges mounted via pins, and could be changed by the user by simply unplugging the old cartridge and plugging in the new one, with no adjustments being necessary.
I believe that standard was introduced in the 1980's, and did not achieve broad popularity, at least among high end audiophiles. I believe that P-mount cartridges are readily available these days, but I don't know if turntable/tonearm combinations are, other than used.
Markpao is correct; proper alignment is essential. Still, you have alternatives. New, you have to go Graham. Beau coup bux and unless you are seriously into vinyl, not worth the investment. You might want to look for Bang & Olufsen pivot arm table used; they sounded very good and new cartridges can still be found for them (one MC2 popped up today). Another used piece that might work for you would be the Magnepan Unitrac I arm - it can be mounted on pretty much anything, sounds great and has an alignment fixture along the lines of the Graham.