The VMN20EB is the elliptical bonded replacement stylus for VM520EB. The VMN20EB stylus has bonded round shank construction.
Even the finest diamond stylus becomes worn after an extended period of play.The styli in Audio Technica's VM cartridges are no different. But it is easy to replace the stylus and continue to use your cartridge. Not only is it not necessary to buy an entirely new cartridge, but you can also enjoy the experience of upgrading your stylus or trying a new cartridge/stylus combination.