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Ortofon AS-212S

Gimbal Bearing Tonearm

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Ortofon AS-212S


The AS-212S is a 9" S-shaped tonearm developed for use with Ortofon phono cartridges by Jelco of Japan.

The arm tube has an SME type connection suitable for SPU cartridge fixing or a standard headshell.

An optional counterweight for heavier cartridges between 26 and 38g (including headshell) is available.


Effective length: 229mm

Mounting distance: 214mm

Overhang: 15mm

Offset angle: 22 degrees

Height: 10 to 52mm

Mounting base diameter: 22mm

Anti-skating: 0 to 5g


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