Buyers have found the NP6 needle to be pricey. Consider replacing the cartridge and needle with this cartridge that uses the NP1 needle.
Stereo P-mount cartridge and needle, generic house packaged P-188, P-190D, replaces P-188D, Crosley NP1, NP-1. Replaces Innovative Technology ITRRS-300 needle and supplied new cartridge. This cartridge will replace the Cruiser cartridge that uses the NP-6 needle, so you would use the NP-1 needle with it. Used in: Coca Cola Crate, Emerson NR303tt, Leetac, Stack-o-Matic, Goldstar, Hitachi, Panasonic, Philips, Sony, Sanyo, Emerson, RCA Magnolia Cathedral, Memorex, Fisher, Magnavox, Crown, Matsui Midi, Pioneer, Sharp, Soundesign, Yorks, Yorx, Akai, and most Nostalgia Record Players. Uses 793-S7, 793-D7, 793-D3 or 793-D7M needle. Ceramic, 0.5 volt output. Tip: .7 mil synthetic sapphire. Stylus may be red or orange. Speeds: 33 & 45 RPM. New house packaged.