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Decca London International

Damped Uni-Pivot Tonearm

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Decca London International


The Decca London International is not supplied with any means of raising or lowering other than the fingerlift.

Recommended devices are the Deccalift and Decca Manulift.


Effective length: 232mm

Mounting distance: 213mm

Overhang: 18mm

Offset angle: 27 degrees


It could be a good match for Decca's individual sounding cartridges, but constructional quality is not good by modern standards - HiFi Choice 1984


instruction/owners manual  English

review  Francais

template (not to scale)  English

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Decca International tonearm

I have a Decca International tonearm. The mounting template for record-spindle-to-pivot specifies 8 3/8 inches. I just bought another NOS boxed with all its papers and its template specifies 8 1/2 inches. The tonearm's instruction manual does not have any specifications but says to follow the included template.

Which is correct?