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Concealed Double Knife-Edge Tonearm

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Only the SAEC Double Knife Edge design provides the optimum combination - a virtually frictionless pivot, free from extraneous movement.

The SAEC WE-317S is a compact tone arm, suitable for any of today's standard-sized turntables. But it gives away nothing to longer arms.The same famous quality. Even greater rigidity and stability.

All in a heavy duty, easy to use tone arm. One that gives superb performance with a wide range of cartridges-light weight or heavy, high compliance or low.

With any cartridge, you can be sure of perfect mechanical and electrical compatibility, and fully accurate and distortion-free tracking of any record.


Type: concealed double knife edge type

Overall length: 316mm

Effective length: 221mm

Overhang: 12mm

Offset angle: 18 degrees

Tracking force: 0 to 2.5g

Tracking error: zero at inner most groove of record

Applicable cartridge/headshell weight: 14.5 to 20.5g (standard weight), 20.5 to 35.0g (W-30H weight)

Headshell: ULS-2X (9.5g)

PU cord: low capacitance cord (37pF/M)


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flyer  English

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problem on SAEC WE-317

Need to find the problem or the hook up for WE 317 as no output from the WE317. meaning, no audio out