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Audio Technica AT 1501

High-Mass Static-Balance Transcription Tonearm

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designed for broadcasting station and TV studio use

Audio Technica AT 1501


As used by NHK,FUJI TV and Nippon broadcast studios.

Tracking weight is adjustable from 0-3g and the arms can accept cartridges in the weight range 1.7-16g.


Overall length: III 358mm

Effective length: I/II 282mm, III/IV 285mm

Overhang: 12mm

Effective mass: III 23g

Tracking force: III 0 to 3.0g

Headshell: LT-12 (12.5g)

Mounting distance: I/II 270mm, III/IV 273mm


mkII instruction/owners manual  Nihongo

mkIII brochure  Nihongo

mkIII instruction/owners manual  English Deutsch Francais

mkIII instruction/owners manual  Nihongo

mkIII mounting template (not to scale)  English

mkIV brochure  Nihongo

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