What Tonearm is This?

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nat
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Re: What Tonearm is This?

Post by nat » 10 Apr 2019 23:21

I wonder if that isn't a very well made DIY arm or a prototype. While very nicely finished, some of the parts seem to be machined or bent rather than cast or stamped - particularly the cuing mechanism lever, cuing platform and the base extension that the mechanism is in, and the antiskating system. I think a company making a lot of arms would save money by avoiding machining parts that can be made cheaply in other ways.

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Re: What Tonearm is This?

Post by jeetjeweetje » 11 Apr 2019 07:48

Interesting thought Nat, I have decided to buy it out of curiosity. Does look like a well build arm and if someone made it that solid I guess they put some thought into it. Cost me €50,- including shipping and I would love to have a closer look for that kind of money. If I have it in hand I'll post some more detailed pictures.

The connection seems very solid, I think it's a din connector. Maybe it will give me some clues if I can read the lettering on that.

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Re: What Tonearm is This?

Post by jeetjeweetje » 12 Apr 2019 07:40

Arrived today.. some more pictures. It is very well build and looks semi professionally made. Maybe a really good DIY job?
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All thoughts are welcome!

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Re: What Tonearm is This?

Post by themisto462 » 12 Apr 2019 11:22

The lift and the tonearm rest remember me to ortofon (AS-212).
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The anti-skating has been implemented a bit unusual - in my opinion not in the best way (perhaps too low when the tonearm is in the lowest position in the collar). :-k

Regards.

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Re: What Tonearm is This?

Post by jeetjeweetje » 12 Apr 2019 14:29

Thanks! I think the tonearm tube, and the base also looks a lot like this Ortofon.. guess someone used parts of this for a DIY project. The lift and the rest are defiantly the same!

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Re: What Tonearm is This?

Post by totem » 13 Apr 2019 22:27

That SME headshell is a rather hard to find version unfortunately this one has seen better day's
Something like 17 grams wt.

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Re: What Tonearm is This?

Post by jeetjeweetje » 14 Apr 2019 08:17

Hello Totem,

Yes, It has seen beter days unfortunately.. I do not think that hole on top is supposed to be there right?

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Re: What Tonearm is This?

Post by totem » 14 Apr 2019 20:07

I do not think that hole on top is supposed to be there right?
Correct, I paid a premium for a mint version myself.

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Re: What Tonearm is This? Denon 308

Post by mozar » 12 May 2019 18:02

La massa effettiva..?


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Re: What Tonearm is This?

Post by yodathedog » 21 May 2019 19:06

I need help identifying this tonearm. I’m pretty sure it’s a Pioneer, but could use help narrowing it down.
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Re: What Tonearm is This?

Post by nat » 23 May 2019 01:37

It does look like a Pioneer, but most of them had the lateral weight. PL 10, perhaps?

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Tonearm identification

Post by subchannel » 23 May 2019 12:44

Does anybody know what kind of tonearm this is? No brand, no number, nothing.
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Re: What Tonearm is This?

Post by aguswijaya » 09 Jun 2019 13:15

hi guys. please tell me how to upload image.
i am newbie. can anyone know about this tonearm. i bought player and got this tonearm. tq

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Re: What Tonearm is This?

Post by aguswijaya » 09 Jun 2019 13:18

hi guys.
i am newbie. can anyone know about this tonearm. i bought player and got this tonearm. tq
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