Fidelity Research FR 12
Shorter version of the FR14 Tonearm, also available with pure silver internal wiring.
The FR10 series tonearms are based on the results of intensive investigation into tonearm design.
The FR 12 tonearm is designed to give you exceptional performance with both MM and MC cartridges.
Type: static balance pick-up tonearm
Overall arm length: 291.4mm
Pivot to stylus distance: 230mm
Suitable turntable height: 27 to 55mm
Maximum arm board thickness: 35mm
Arm mounting hole diameter: 28mm
Tracking force range: 0 to 3g (0.25g calibration)
Anti-skate device: weight and lever (0.5g calibration)
Stylus overhang: 14.5mm
Suitable cartridge weight: 4 to 12g
Horizontal and vertical bearing: radial ball
Vertical arm friction: less than 0.005g
Audio cable capacitance: 80pf
Arm resonant frequency: 8.2Hz
Effective mass: 12g
Headshell: 12g model FR-S/6 solid aluminium
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