Ortofon – AS-309S 12″ Tonearm
Product Summary:The Ortofon AS-309S 12" static-balance tonearm features high-quality materials and construction, combined with a nod to analog’s past, for precise sound reproduction combined with a modern-vintage aesthetic.... Click To Read More
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The Ortofon AS-309S 12″ static-balance tonearm features high-quality materials and construction, combined with a nod to analog’s past, for precise sound reproduction combined with a modern-vintage aesthetic. AS series tonearms can be used for a wide array of cartridges and feature anti-skating control. SPU cartridges require an additional counterweight.
Please note: The AS-212S, AS-309S, RS-212D and RS-309D tonearms have a Japanese geometry, which will not directly fit the normal Baerwald alignment. Baerwald alignment has a zero tracking angle error at 66mm and 120.9 mm distance from the center of the platter.
- Effective mass (without headshell) – 4.0 g
- Effective length (distance between the stylus and pivot point) – 329mm
- Mounting distance between the pivot point and turntable center – 314mm
- Offset angle – 19 degrees
- Overhang – 15mm
- Tracking force adjusting range ( direct reading) – 0 to 3g
- Height adjustment range – 35mm to 55mm
- Diameter of the armbase mounting hole – 19mm to 20mm
- Diameter of center shaft – 18mm
- Optional counterweight for heavier cartridge between 26 and 38 grams is available.