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SME M2-R Series Precision Turntable Pick Up Arm

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SME M2-R Series Precision Turntable Pick Up Arms - Choose from the M2-9R and M2-12R - Available with Online Finance and Free Delivery

The Model M2-9R precision pick up arm developed, by popular demand, from the Model M2-12R offers the design and engineering excellence associated with SME Ltd in a more compact package. As a member of the M2 family this arm is built by enthusiasts for enthusiasts and among its extensive features are included: Vertical and horizontal tracking adjustment, Tungsten balance weights housed in satin chromed brass sleeves. Double draw-pin detachable head shell with azimuth adjustment and height adjustment by thumb wheel enabling its use with wide range of both cartridges and turntables.

Thin walled stainless steel tone-arm.
S2-R Aluminium shell detachable and interchangeable without disturbing cartridge or wiring.
Double draw-in pin bayonet fitting design ensures a rigid junction with the tone-arm.
Unique headshell to tone-arm coupling readily allows cartridge azimuth adjustment.
Internal constrained layer damps minute residual vibrations making the tone-arm acoustically inert.
Stainless steel ground horizontal spindle carried in substantial yoke in lOmm diameter precision ball race bearings.
Stainless steel ground vertical spindle with integral 16mm diameter flange to couple the spindle with the yoke.
The 23mm diameter steel pillar is heat treated, ground, internally honed and carries two 17mm diameter precision ball race bearings widely spaced to resist tilt.
The Anti-Skate control operates through an Anti-Skate weight and filament and is adjustable for up to 5g of cartridge vertical tracking force (VTF).
The lowering/raising control gives a smooth positive action and allows for the lifting height of the cartridge above the record to be adjusted.
Thumbwheel cartridge vertical tracking angle (VTA), height adjustment.
Bedplate affords +/- 12.0mm movement to facilitate horizontal tracking angle (HTA) adjustment.
The base slides on the bedplate for HTA adjustment with a double null point alignment protractor.
The alignment protractor is designed to provide HTA settings with greatest accuracy.
Tungsten-alloy balance weight inserts allow for maximum centre of gravity shift to balance a greater range of cartridges. Up to 38g in S2-R headshell and direct plug-in heads up to 46g.
Precise vertical tracking force up to 5g is applied in 0.5 increments via the rider weight and graduated wayrod.
Internal wiring is Silver Litz.
Balanced hybrid 1.2M audio lead with gold plated phono plugs.

M2-12R

The The Model M2-12R precision pick-up arm is an extension of our popular Series M2 range offering optimum cartridge choice with minimal tracking error and harmonic distortion associated with a 12 inch arm.

Providing classic looks and meticulous build quality, This arm offers all the most important features, traditional 'J' shaped tone-arm, detachable S2-R aluminium headshell with azimuth adjustment, two stage tungsten counterbalance system, superb quality ball race bearings and a level of rigidity to suit all types of cartridge.

The 12in construction with thin walled stainless steel tone-arm takes advantage of the reduction in maximum tracking error/distortion afforded by the greater arm length when compared with 9in models.
S2-R Aluminum shell detachable and interchangeable without disturbing cartridge or wiring.
Double draw-in pin bayonet fitting design ensures a rigid junction with the tone-arm.
Unique headshell to tone-arm coupling readily allows cartridge azimuth adjustment.
Internal constrained layer damps minute residual vibrations making tone-arm acoustically inert.
Stainless steel cross shaft, ground and thread ground. Carried in a substantial yoke on 10mm precision ball races.
Stainless steel vertical shaft, ground and thread ground, with integral 16mm diameter flange to couple shaft and yoke.
23mm diameter steel pillar, heat treated, ground and honed, carries two 17mm precision ball races, widely spaced to resist tilt.
Anti-skate control operates through Anti-Skate weight and filament, adjustable up to 5g VTF.
Lowering/raising control gives smooth positive action. Height of lift can be adjusted.
Thumbwheel (Vertical tracking angle VTA) height adjustment.
Bedplate affords +/- 12.0mm movement to facilitate (Horizontal tracking angle HTA) adjustment.
Base slides on bedplate for horizontal tracking adjustment with double null-point protractor.
Tungsten-alloy balance weight inserts allow maximum centre of gravity shift to balance a greater range of cartridges up to 38g in S2-R headshell and direct plug-in heads up to 46g.
Precise vertical tracking force up to 5g applied in 0,5g increments via rider weight and graduated wayrod.
Alignment protractor designed to provide HTA settings with the greatest accuracy.
Internal wiring in silver litz.
Balanced Hybrid Cable 1.2M audio lead with gold plated phono plugs.