the home of the turntable

Library / Sumiko

Sumiko Premier FT-4

Stereo Gimbal Bearing Tonearm

review this tonearm (1 review)

Sumiko Premier FT-4


The Sumiko Premier FT-4 is an update of the FT-3 and was made by Jelco in Japan.

Features include adjustable arm height, overhang, offset angle, azimuth, anti-skate and fluid damping.

When fitted with the VTA-16 arm mounting base, the arm height of the FT-4 can be adjusted during play.


Overall length: 305mm

Effective length: 239mm

Overhang: 17.3mm

Offset angle: 23 degrees

Mounting distance: 221.7mm

Maximum backswing: 64mm

Cartridge weight range: standard up to 8g, extra weight 8-14g


instruction/owners manual  English

Please login or register a free account in the forum to download files

If you have additional documentation please consider donating a copy to our free archive.

NOTE To view PDF files the latest version of the official acrobat reader is required.

Sumiko Premier FT-4 / FT4 owners manual, service manuals and schematics are for reference only and the Vinyl Engine bears no responsibility for errors or other inaccuracies. The PDF files are provided under strict licence. Reproduction without prior permission or for financial gain is strictly prohibited. This website is not affiliated with or sponsored by Sumiko.