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Mission 774SM

Gimbal Bearing Stereo Tonearm

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Mission 774SM


The 774SM was Mission's top of the range arm before it's final development into the legendary Mechanic tonearm.

Manufactured by GB Tools that also made the Zeta tonearm, the 774SM features a large diameter arm tube with bonded alloy headshell, suspended from a high mass gimbal assembly with low friction bearings.

Anti-skate bias adjustment is via a thread and weight.


Type: gimbal bearing

Headshell: non detachable

Effective mass: 16g

Effective length: 228mm

Overhang: 18mm

Mounting distance: 210mm

Mounting pattern: linn

Bearing friction: less than 5mg (vertical), 15mg (horizontal)

Adjustments provided: height, overhang, offset


Mission have provided us with a genuine advance in arm performance and sound quality with the 774SM. Well suited to top performance, low-compliance, moving coil cartridges it offers fine sound quality at a most realistic price and is therefore warmly recommended - £197 HiFi Choice 1984


instruction/owners manual  English

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