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Technics EPA 250

Gimbal Bearing Tonearm

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with interchangeable arm tubes, uses the same arm base as the EPA 500 tonearm

Technics EPA 250


The EPA-250 tonearm is different from conventional tonearms in that it consists of a separate arm unit which is mounted on a special arm base.

The arm unit can be likened to a camera, the EPA-B500 arm base being the body and the arm units being the interchangeable lenses.

Optional arm units can be employed in accordance to the compliance and mass of your cartridge and changed as simply as you would change a headshell.

The EPA250 is a system tonearm that assures a close matching of tonearm and cartridge characteristics.

Dynamic damping construction reduces low range resonance peak by over 4dB.

The DC resistance of the output leads is an extremely low 39.5 mohms/m and capacitance is only 41.5pF/m, which assures that you will receive optimum performance from both MM and MC type cartridges.


Base: interchangeable arm unit

Pivot construction: gimbal suspension

Arm height range: 42 to 62mm

Friction: 7mg vetical/lateral

Mounting hole diameter: 62mm

Arm type: S-shaped universal type with dynamic damping system

Effective length: 250mm

Mounting distance: 235mm

Rear end length: 78-93mm from the tonearm fulcrum

Overhang: 15mm

Effective arm mass: 14g (without cartridge)

Stylus pressure: 0-2g


instruction/owners manual  English

service manual  English

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