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Sony PUA-1600

Precision Tonearm (1974)

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Sony PUA-1600


The PUA-1600L/S are precision manufactured tonearms which assure correct tracking.

Features include:

Statically balanced tonearm employs a highly sensitive jewelled trunnion mount for longitudinal support and precision miniature ball bearings for low friction lateral support.

Effectively designed anti-skating compensator cancels the inside thrust force at every portion of the record.

Head shell employing carbon fibre with high resilience characteristic reduces resonance interference.

Other features are an oil-damped cueing lever, low-capacitance phono cord and gilded connectors.


Effective length: (S) 237mm, (L) 286mm

Overall length: (S) 320mm , (L) 370mm

Tracking force: 0-2.5g

Cartridge weight range: 4-18g

Arm effective mass: 12.5g


L/S instruction/owners manual  Nihongo

L/S service manual  English

L/S instruction/owners manual  English Deutsch Francais - jackelsson

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