Low-Mass Statically Balanced Gimbal Bearing Tonearm
The effective mass of the MAS 282 tonearm is variable such that the majority of cartridges from low compliance moving coil to high compliance moving magnet may be accommodated and yet maintain the system resonance at 8 to 13 Hz.
The arm exhibits very low friction and no detectable play, consistent with the bearing tolerance.
Features VTA adjustment, ADC type detachable headshell and anti-skate adjustment.
Type: low-mass, straight, static balanced
Effective length: 217mm
Offset: 25.5 degrees
Mounting distance: 198mm
Effective mass: 6.5g (7.3 with accessory weight)
Cartridge weight: 3 to 14g
The reproduced sound was excellent. Even at thunderous bass levels the instrumental textures were clearly defined, the background noise was very low, small details were heard with exceptional transparency, and the stereo imaging was both deep and stable - $195 Audio 1983
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