Fidelity Research FR 14
High Quality Japanese Built Tonearm
While incorporating many of the innovations of the FR-66S and FR-66, the FR 14 arm features an unusual design approach in which the arm pipe is offset from the pivot point to allow a shorter pipe to be used.
This is an advantage since effective mass is lower, yet the pipe itself is stronger and does not need as large a curve as in conventional designs.
The headshell connector is a proven, highly reliable design.
The anti-skating device can he adjusted to begin operation at the point considered optimum once the tonearm has been mounted.
The FR14 is a statically balanced tonearm and the counterweight is easily and accurately adjustable by means of a precision rack and pinion device built into the weight.
Available with pure silver internal wiring.
Type: static balance pick-up tonearm
Overall arm length: 311mm
Pivot to stylus distance: 245mm
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: 15mm
Suitable cartridge weight: 1 to 12g
Horizontal and vertical bearing: radial ball
Vertical arm friction: less than 0.005g
Audio cable capacitance: 80pf
Arm resonant frequency: 8.1Hz
Effective mass: 14g
Headshell: 12g model FR-S/6 solid aluminium
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